Tag: wearable devices

Innovation, Med Tech

Advancements in Regenerative Medicine for Patient Health and Well-being

August 14, 2023

Via: Medical Device Network

The regenerative medicine space has witnessed notable progress, ushering in significant enhancements in patient health and well-being. This article delves into the evolution of wearable devices, shedding light on their transformative impact in promoting physical activity, monitoring vital signs and […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Wearable devices in healthcare: new possibilities for silicone materials

July 26, 2022


The wearables sector is growing fast. According to GlobalData forecasts, the market will have grown at a CAGR of 19% between 2019 and 2024. Consumer electronics have always dominated the wearables market, although their focus on health and wellness monitoring […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Wearable devices estimate cardio-respiratory fitness during everyday activities

February 13, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Researchers have developed a method to estimate cardiorespiratory fitness levels that could be applied to data captured by wearable fitness trackers during activities of daily life. This could facilitate testing for those with low exercise tolerance and may reduce the […]

Innovation, Medical Devices, Research

Self-moisturizing smart contact lenses

January 22, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Smart contact lenses are wearable devices that could accelerate vision beyond natural human capabilities. They are being developed for a wide range of applications from non-invasive monitoring to vision correction to augmented reality display. “Although there have been many recent […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Wearable technology in healthcare: What are the leading themes?

November 13, 2019


The challenges that wearable technology is facing are broad. They range from data security, trust issues, and incentivisation to regulatory and ethical hurdles. Regulations surrounding wearables are in flux. Some regulatory agencies view wearables as low-risk devices and avoid regulatory […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Researchers develop smart wristband to monitor health condition

August 7, 2018


Researchers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick have developed a smart wristband that uses a biosensor technology to monitor personal health conditions. The plastic wearable device can count particles and is expected to help in tracking the blood cells. It can be […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

6 Strategies for Using Wearable Devices in Corporate Wellness Programs

May 10, 2017

Via: HitConsultant

Wearable devices, such as activity trackers, have shown promise as tools to increase participation in employee wellness programs. Currently, one in six consumers in the United States uses wearables in the form of either a smart watch or a fitness […]


Harnessing the Power of Mobile

February 10, 2016

Via: Healthcare Informatics

It’s widely acknowledged that healthcare, as every other industry, is becoming more mobile and that mobile solutions, whether apps, wearable devices or services like remote patient monitoring, hold a lot of promise as digital tools healthcare leaders can use to […]