Digital Revolution in Healthcare

Digital Revolution in Healthcare
November 20 05:20 2019 Print This Article

Medical alert bracelets are essential for anyone with a potentially life-threatening condition. They are meant to inform emergency medical staff about your condition in the event you are unconscious or unable to provide the information. Young children and the elderly are particularly vulnerable to communicating their needs effectively.

Healthcare, like so many aspects of society, is advancing with the digital revolution. A digital medical ID bracelet, a medical alert bracelet with a built-in USB drive, can now convey information not only if you are unable to do so but also if there are large amounts of detailed information to provide. The bracelet has proven to be a dependable, economical choice to safeguard against tragedy. It is also probably the first example of the now trendy term “wearable.”

Doctor hand touching circle on virtual screen, healthcare and medical background concept

Other Wearables

Health trackers, watches and other devices are evolving as wearable monitors to capture and track aspects of heart health and exercise. New clothing has been developed to monitor muscle exertion and breathing. What wardrobe would be complete without a pair of technologically advanced socks to track your running stats? There are even headbands that provide feedback to keep you in a meditative state.

Big Tech Moving Into Healthcare

The larger tech companies are also trying to make inroads into healthcare. One company is attempting to transform the pharmacy market by building out a new health care program. Another has initiated a program to use artificial intelligence to assist with managing patient medical data.

Choices for Health and Safety

While advances in the healthcare field continue at a breakneck pace, it’s fair to say that options are growing for individuals to track, share and manage their health-related information. The type of information and what you want to do with it will dictate which options you choose. However, the variety of tools available can mean a healthier and safer environment to live a much longer life.

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Mike Morgan
Mike Morgan

Mike Morgan is a health enthusiast and has written several health articles for various health magazines.

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