How close are you to your smartphone? I bet you take it to dinner, on your favorite exercise, in the car, in the bathroom (not me) and you probably are using it to be your personal trainer, your coach and soon to come – your doctor.
The healthcare industry is full of innovation and breakthroughs, but Digital Health is ready to explode in part to the technology industry. New startup companies are developing cool Apps that find ways to address key issues in your health and well being. Apps to track you and monitor you.
Apps that measure heart rate, blood pressure, and now glucose from your eye duct. The big 3, Google, Apple and Samsung have launched major platforms that make it easier to integrate medical and health services.
Nothing to sneeze at.
And the patient is the clear winner here. Costs are reduced, control is with the consumer and a sense of change in health is top of mind.
Here are a few companies to check out:
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As usual Apple will show, yet again, what their smart devices can do. The soon to come release of HealthKit is an entirely new way to use your health and fitness information.
The new Health app gives you an easy-to-read dashboard of your health and ﬁtness data. And we’ve created a new tool for developers called HealthKit, which allows all the incredible health and ﬁtness apps to work together, and work harder, for you. It just might be the beginning of a health revolution.
“Recent studies suggest that people who use connected devices to monitor health and fitness often do a better job of managing and preventing health problems.”
Technology will give us the freedoms and the connections needed to assist in heatlhcare. It cans solve some of the current issues in healthcare like high costs, busy patient rooms and reduced monitoring time for chronic diseases.