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What to consider when picking a health app or wearable tech

Posted on Wednesday February 16, 2022  |  healthcare, mobile apps, health apps, wearable technology, mhealth, patients, recommended

Wearable tech and mobile apps are great examples of innovations that significantly improve patient care. As a healthcare provider, you’ve likely had patients ask you about which healthcare apps and wearable technology they should be using. Here are the things you need to consider when making a recommendation.


Here's what to look for in apps or wearable tech

Posted on Wednesday June 26, 2019  |  healthcare, mobile apps, wearable technology, mhealth, patients, recommended

Are you overwhelmed by the many choices you have in getting the right technology to monitor your health? Do you download an app on your mobile to track your pulse rate? Or buy a wearable device that can tell you more about your health? While it's best to leave the professional recommendations to your healthcare provider, it would be great if you're also in the know, so you have a better idea of what suits you.


3 things to know about robot doctors

Posted on Wednesday February 03, 2016  |  tools, technology, robot, patients, human, health, future, doctor, ai

2016_Feb3_HealthcareArticles_AThe thought of a robot doctor stirs lots of emotions in people. And truth be told, a ton of mystery still surrounds just what will become of this technology. We are still years, if not decades, from a robot doctor being incorporated into the practice of healthcare. That being said, people remain extremely curious and want to know more about them. Here are 3 things you need to know about robot doctors.


Should you recommend apps or wearable tech

Posted on Friday January 15, 2016  |  wearable technology, recommendation, patients, mobile apps, mhealth, healthcare

HealthcareIT_2016Jan14_AAs wearable technology and health-based mobile applications become more prevalent among patients, there is a growing demand for healthcare professionals to be able to recommend these to patients. Many people simply see this as an extension of medical advice, after all you are already recommending medications, treatments, and care options. Realistically, the decision to recommend these is left to each healthcare professional, but here are a few things to consider if you think you're ready to do it.


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