The healthcare industry is continuously changing and this
includes the technology that is used by medical professionals, are you ready? Cosmo Insurance Agency wants you to stay informed about what is up and coming in healthcare.
Wearable technology is on the rise and that’s good for those who want to take care of their health and have a bonus accessory. For example, A fitness wearable can find if your heartrate is higher than usual while you are at rest – this can indicate that you are coming down with a flu or other sickness. A fitbit’s readings could alert you if you are on the verge of having a heart attack. This goes to show that there are endless possibles where wearables could go in the future.
Genome sequencing could very well be a common everyday thing in the near future. This a branch of molecular biology that has created treatments for hepatitis C and cancer already. The progress of genomics would contribute greatly to the medical world and lower health cost as medical professionals would not just be able to treat a disease, but they could cure it.
Not only can patients access their health information through a portal, they can also manage it. They can use an online patient portal to see their test results, schedule appointments, request prescription refills or email their doctor.
You can do everything on your phone, but now you can see a Doctor on your phone too. The rise of doctor consultations through apps is on the rise. Technology could reduce the proximity between doctors and patients, allowing everyone access to medical care no matter the distance.
Along, with remote consulting, chat bots are rising among health care websites.
Chat bots can help patients with a number of things such as book appointments, remind them to take their pills or assist them in refilling their prescriptions. Here are a few examples of health care chat bots and what they do.
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