If we go back to the time when television came over the air, all seven channels of it, and the fast-food banner was carried by White Castle, and healthcare was home delivered, doctors with MD plates would drive up to your home and conduct their examination right there.
As the adoption of telemedicine continues to grow dramatically, even as the healthcare and health insurance industries prepare for months of COVID-19 treatment and vaccination programs, the crossroads of the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT for patient monitoring and chronic care management) and the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) are becoming more promising than ever.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry has been put under immense stress and pressure. The need for safe, yet efficient healthcare and more medical personnel has stretched the healthcare industry to its limits trying to meet the demands. The industry is now turning to telehealth for healthcare, with new and innovative connected devices to fill the void.
My mom is legally blind, and as a result I have been studying new technologies that are literally helping the blind to see.
Recently, I took my mom to an appointment to eSight. Her condition? Retinal detachment on right and diminished vision on left.
Caring for our aging parents and others who wish to remain independent and live at home is becoming easier with new approaches that combine mobile applications with caregiving solutions.