Technology and Healthcare: Do the two go hand-in-hand?

Technology, though not yet fully groundbreaking, has influenced your healthcare experience. Here are some areas which technology has impacted healthcare.

  • Remote examinations: previous examinations involved face-to-face interaction. Patients can now speak to their physician over the internet, including video calls to show any visible symptoms to their doctor.
  • 3D Printing: 3D printing is the real game changer, printing everything from synthetic skin to prosthetics.
  • Smartphone monitoring: real-time monitoring of symptoms through the use of smartphones and wearables provide immediate results, which in some cases like monitoring heart rates might save a life.
  • The ability for physicians to share data: Through the cloud and other means. All information can easily be accessed by those that require it, and this again reduces the amount of time physicians are “wasting” on admin tasks.


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