Sensors in healthcare are poised to enable interventions and predictive capabilities delivering billions in savings and truer sense of personal care.
In its infancy, wearable tech helped "biohackers" track diets and exercise, limiting the quantified self movement to early adopters. Until now...
One neat fact from the infographic: women make approximately 80% of health care decisions for their families, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
The companies mentioned in this infographic include MedStartr, Epocrates, Voxiva, SafePoint, GE, Neurovigil, IBM, Esri, Ossur and AthenaHealth.
Maintaining one's health greatly relies on the gathering and analyzing of health indicators like weight, diet, exercise routine or symptoms.
The trends include mobile networking, desktop virtualization, big & small data, mobility at the patient bedside, and telehealth reins in readmissions.
This infographic is looking at several aspects, including prepare & prevent, data input & diagnostics, therapy & follow up, and outcomes & consequences.
The small wireless sensor can be attached to regular toothbrushes and turn them into their smart equivalents.
Dog owners can now join the fun, and track and store their daily walking routes in an online database.
Integration "adds new social dimension for fitness enthusiasts." MapMyRun, MapMyRide, MapMyFitness, MapMyWalk, MapMyHike and MapMyTri are all supported.