Top 5 trends in digital health

by Tom MerrittWith innovations like biofeedback, AR surgery, on-demand care and more, technology is helping improve medical care. Tom Merritt lists five things to know about digital health.The world got very focused on health recently. Technology is being developed to improve health, so maybe we can focus on it a little less. Here are five trends in digital health.Biofeedback. Several companies are racing to develop better ways to detect health issues and alert you immediately based on data collected from wearables. Most of these developments are around heart conditions.Augmented reality surgery. AR and VR have been used in training for a few years now. A company called Augmedics is developing an augmented reality system to use in actual surgeries. Essentially overlaying the view from a screen onto the patient in real time with the aim of improving accuracy over freehand surgery.On-demand care. Health services like Carbon Health use virtual visits and online scheduling to let patients ...

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