R&Q's Blog

Medical device industry news and trends - and the resources to understand and act on them.

 

Wearables are Exploding (Not Literally!) and Transforming the Medical Device Industry


Image via Verily

Smart wearables are turning into a largely profitable industry. From glucose monitoring, to sleep technology, to fitness apps, the number of wearable medical devices on the market are continuing to grow and in turn, help the lives of people - with or without ailments. Many of these devices are meant to ease daily life and prevent invasive and potentially harmful procedures for patients all over the world. This technology also encourages wearers to be actively involved in bettering their own health behaviors.

These innovative devices typically fall into the three categories below.

Mobile Medical Applications - Healthcare at CES

So I wasn't kidding last week about wearable tech, which made the biggest splash at CES 2013, an annual consumer electronics expo. Coverage thanks to CNET.com.

Lists by Topic

see all