We live in a connected world. Health sensors will be everywhere in the near future. Meet IoHT.
High speed networks allow for synchronous data transmission between a patient and a provider. Data includes, live video feed as well as clinical data.
A few companies are working on technical solutions to allow users to self determine refraction using an app or a personal device in the comfort of their home
Although they started by only showing the number of calories burnt in one day, watches can now monitor your heart pulse, rhythm and even alert you when it detects fibrillation. We can expect more features in the near future.
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
Major companies have created algorithms to analyze retinal pictures and grade diabetic retinopathy without human intervention. Current developments also allow for glaucoma diagnosis based off OCT machine analysis.