The demand for wearable technology has been on an upward trajectory in recent years. Based on recent statistics, one in every five Americans owns a wearable fitness device. The widespread popularity of wearable fitness trackers and other wearable fitness gadgets has had a profound impact on health.
Today, healthcare providers are turning to wearables in a bid to simplify the process of monitoring the health of their patients. Therefore, a lot is to be expected from wearable technology in regards to healthcare. It is largely expected that wearable technologies will have a bigger role to play in the health sector in the future. Some of the expected impacts of wearable technologies on healthcare provision include:
Improvements in Diagnosis and MonitoringStudies conducted in recent years have revealed that integrating wearable technologies into the healthcare sector will drastically improve the efficiency of healthcare services. In this regard, some medical facilities have already begun experimenting with the use of wearable technologies in the delivery of health services.
Wearable technologies help physicians collect data conveniently and analyze it. Based on this, it is evident that future university students taking health related courses will have to familiarize themselves with wearable technology. In this regard, students taking Bradley University's MSN administration degree course will need to be proficient in the use of wearable technologies in the future.