New developments in healthcare with the smartphone technology

August 2, 2013 9:52 am
Posted By: Jenny Jin

Smartphones, tablets, and related technologies are bringing ever-increasing functionality into the hands of medical professionals. Physicians are using apps that lasso disparate functions onto a single device, increasing productivity and efficiency, and apps that are helping them to diagnose maladies and make prescriptions more quickly. Apps bring new channels for communication between doctors and patients, monitoring treatments and keeping tabs on patient compliance. New tidbits of technological innovation are extending smartphone capabilities, from measuring vitals to ECG and EKG recording capabilities. Check out Future Health IT for these new developments.