Wearables

The evolution of the smartwatch: from fictitious Dick Tracy to modern healthcare

Smartwatches have existed long before the Apple Watch. Digital watches have been around since the 1920s and since then there have been a number of watches that have expanded the functions of the traditional wristwatch and computerised it. Smartwatches appeared in popular culture, long before they even existed but gave people the idea to develop

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4 Reasons Why You Should Get Medical Alert Bracelets When You Have Existing Health Conditions

Your doctor might recommend you to wear a medical alert bracelet if you have an existing health condition. This small ID tag may look like a seemingly ordinary trinket, but wearing this accessory tells others to be extra careful when around you. One look at this bracelet and people will treat you with extra care

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How an Aging Population Can Benefit from Wearable Tech

The global population is aging, and that is putting increasing pressure on healthcare systems worldwide. However, perhaps nowhere is the challenge greater than in the United States, where rising costs and a patient population that is both older and sicker is combining with a growing shortage of qualified healthcare providers. Nevertheless, the situation is not

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Top Places to Get the Best Health Tech Deals & An Overview of Wearables Trends

Almost all of us want to be able to get discounts from practically everything we purchase. But a lot of us will probably agree that this rings truer when it comes to buying gadgets, being the pricey buggers that they are. This still applies even if it is something that is necessary for maintaining health

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Accelerating Medical Application Innovation by Combining Wearable Sensors and Data Connectivity in a Single Platform for Developers

As the trend towards remote patient monitoring (RPM) continues to evolve, healthcare solution developers are seeking wearable technology options that provide patient data such as human vitals and biometrics for their algorithms and applications. Driven by the evolving healthcare system, the goal with RPM is to lessen healthcare costs and improve patient care, while also

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8 Wearable Devices to Boost Your Fitness Safely

From  electronic health records, to teleconferencing for mental health advice, technology is changing health management. On a more personal level, people are taking care of their health more efficiently through apps and devices they can use themselves. Here are eight wearable devices to consider. 1. iBeat Heart Watch If you’ve had serious heart problems in

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