Although the medical tricorder will remain a dream to be chased by digital health innovators for the years to come, I collected the portable, digital health diagnostic devices currently on the market in case anyone is thinking about purchasing an effective gadget making the patient the point of care.
The blood draw, one of the most widespread and most feared medical tests, can be revolutionized with the help of vein scanners which ease the process for patients and doctors alike – if the technology itself is affordable and available, so disruptive enough.
There are thousands of devices and gadgets on the healthcare wearable market which could help you live a healthier and better life, although it is not easy to choose. Let me show you my top choices when it comes to health wearables and trackers.
Analyzing disease instantly: the medical tricorder has been one of the most exciting futuristic technologies in medicine since Star Trek. But will it ever get to the black bag of General Practitioners?
The digital stethoscope lets patients and doctors record cardiac and lung sounds, then stream them to a clinician remotely, storing them for comparisons later.
I have been using dozens of devices to quantify my health and measure health parameters, but the real value is in determining risks for serious medical conditions. So far, it could have only taken place in healthcare institutions. The medical sensor revolution changes this status quo.