Increased use of remote and telehealth programs, networked medical devices, and “smart” product storage come with their own inherent risks.
“The deal will help Stryker significantly accelerate [its] digital aspirations to improve the lives of caregivers and patients,” according to company Chair and CEO Kevin Lobo.
Keeping temperature-sensitive medical products within the required levels is vital in today’s world, especially as supply-chain issues are making transportation challenging. Monitoring equipment will ensure items stay safe as they move from the device manufacturer to consumer.
The mHealth industry is rapidly disrupting traditional healthcare delivery by leveraging the power of mobile communication technologies and wearable devices.
Digitally connected healthcare is here to stay, and this moment is an opportunity to capitalize on the expanding potential of technologies that are already helping deliver better patient experiences and outcomes.
Today’s health monitoring and management systems rely on wires and batteries, and often are not continuously connected to an alert and communication system for patients and doctors. Wireless power will empower medical device manufacturers to develop sophisticated, smart IoT systems that will improve patient care and patient lives.
As the focal point of care moves away from the facility and into the home, care providers and health systems will lean more heavily on connected health devices in advancing and expanding the future of healthcare.
Increased awareness during the COVID-19 crisis and public efforts to strengthen the development of healthcare technologies has boosted the smart medical devices sector.
Healthcare services are expanding their ability to leverage data for use cases such as diagnostics, personalized treatment, imaging analysis, patient trend analysis, outcomes predictions, automation and more.
Adhesive selection can make or break the success of a stick-to-skin wearable device. This article reviews six questions to ask the next time you design a device intended for wear on fragile skin.