Why future mobile medical tools will put fitness monitors, heartbeat apps to shame
Imagine a sock that helps keep Alzheimer sufferers safe from harm and wandering off, smart clothing that tracks everything from breathing to pulse rates, a toilet that analyzes vitamin and hydration levels and laser wands that replace blood sugar pinpricks for monitoring diabetes.
That is the future of today’s mHealth technologies, according to healthcare experts and industry watchers, and it could all come about in less than a decade, writes Christine Morgan in an article at high50.
Not only will mHealth systems, devices and apps become sophisticated well beyond today’s capabilities, she says, so, too, will the knowledge involved in medical diagnoses given the data insight provided by such tools.
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