What Impact Will Wearable Computers Have On The Healthcare Industry?

What Impact Will Wearable Computers Have On The Healthcare Industry?

Google Glass, a wearable headset that displays a computer interface in your field of vision, has been welcomed by techies everywhere as a potentially revolutionary product. Through an amazing technological accomplishment, a contact lenses that works like the Google Glass is in the early stages of creation.  It appears as though Samsung will take on the project along with a group of researchers.

The impact these products may have in the medical industry could be extraordinary.  Take for example, a surgeon who is able to live stream to residents and students a surgery–so that they can see what work goes into a medical procedure first hand.  Or, for instance, any healthcare professional could walk up to a patient’s bed and instantly see all their vitals such as pulse, BP, O2 and Sats, not to mention instantly scan through EHR.

Do you think innovative business interests will help this to become as common as EMR?  How else could the healthcare industry utilize products like this one?

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