25.2 C
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

How Technology is Transforming the Healthcare Industry

- Advertisement - data-full-width-responsive="false">

Technology has changed almost all aspects of human life. It has brought convenience and ease of doing things that could not have been thought possible just two or three decades ago.

- Advertisement -

Businesses can reach their consumers and get an immediate response about their products through social media advertising. Individuals can communicate with friends and family thousands of miles away, and still feel like they are inches away.

Businesses are now able to manage their inventory through artificial intelligence and machine learning models. Companies have been able to reduce the number of the employees by automating most of their processes.

The health industry has not also been left behind. Today, patient records and information are collected and stored using cloud technology. This means that doctors can now be able to expand their knowledge base through the access of such information remotely and give the required diagnosis.

This happens without requiring the patient to step foot in the doctor’s office. The rise of robotics and machine learning has enabled robots to perform surgeries that are less-invasive without the need of any form of human input.

Big data and predictive analytics have made it possible for doctors to analyze symptoms and signs that have been recorded within a specific locality and be able to predict the outbreak of diseases. In this article, we are going to discuss the impact of technological innovations in the healthcare industry.

Virtual reality

Virtual reality is transforming the lives of medical practitioners and patients around the globe. Shortly, patients will be able to watch how operations will be conducted on their bodies from the comfort of their homes.

Medical students will use virtual reality to perform surgeries through a simulation environment that feels like doing the real operation. This will produce doctors who are better trained and ready to deal with such medical conditions.

Through VR, the medical field can become so hypothetical it can give experiences of how it feels like to be an 80-year-old with all the old age conditions and visual impairment. Virtual reality can make this happen within just seven minutes.

Virtual reality developers are working to solve the disconnection between elderly patients and young doctors due to the significant age difference between them.


Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence, when combined with machine learning models, can redesign the healthcare industry completely.

Artificial intelligence-based algorithms can create drugs, design diagnosis and treatment plans and mine and analyze medical records faster as compared to any player in the healthcare sector or any doctor.

An AI startup known as Atoms makes use of very powerful computers to develop therapies from molecular structure’s databases. Just a year ago, the company launched a virtual search for medicines that were safe, and that could be re-engineered to treat the Ebola virus.

Medical researchers are also making use of AI to fasten the development of medicines and vaccines.

Medical sensors, wearables, and trackers

These devices have become essential in the collection of data from a patient on a real-time basis. The collected information is sent to a healthcare professional on a real-time basis for analysis.

Wearable devices such as Fitbit Surge for fitness tracking have become critical for patients who want to check on their cognitive abilities, stress level and weight management.

- Advertisement -

Trending Now

5 Best Blood Pressure Apps for Android

Blood pressure is the pressure the blood applies that on the walls of the vessels they use in travelling. There are two conditions relating...
- Advertisement -

10 Best Places to Download Bollywood Movies

Do you spend hours watching Bollywood movies as I do? Have you been in search of the perfect sites to download the...

Startimes Subscription Prices, Packages and Channels List in 2020

StarTimes Nigeria is one of the popular cable TV providers in Nigeria. This service is a subsidiary of a Chinese based company...

Itel S16: Specification, Feature and Price

Itel on the 5th of October 2020, released the iTel S16 series as part of their rebranding efforts. The Itel S16 device...

GB WhatsApp, WhatsApp Plus and OG WhatsApp Tips and Tricks

Checkout the new GB WhatsApp Tutorial. Hello, welcome to WhatsApp Plus, OG WhatsApp and GB WhatsApp tips and tricks. For the sake of this article,...

StarTimes Customer Service Contact and Simple Error Fixes

StarTimes has fast become one of Nigeria's most used cable or digital Pay Tv. Despite its vast customer reach, the company has...

7 Best Offline Racing Games for Android Users in 2020

Are you a real gamer? If you are one, then you will know how exciting it can be to experience the adrenaline rush that...

GOtv Error Codes: How to Clear and Resolve GOtv Errors

If you are a GOTV user, you have probably encountered one or two GOTV errors, and these errors are preventing you from...

9+ Infinix Phones With Best Camera in 2020

People purchase smartphones for different reasons, and it is no brainer that the camera specifications is one of the features they look out for...

22 Smartphones With the Highest Screen to Body Ratio in 2020

Screen to body ratio on a smartphone screen recently turned into an important thing to consider when comparing smartphones. It became more...

DStv Channels List, Packages and Prices in 2020

Thousands of people in Nigeria have put their trust in DStv to provide them with the very best of television shows and programs. DStv (Digital...
- Advertisement -

Related Posts

EMR Software – How You Can Review It

EMR software programs are not new technology. It’s been around looking for many years. Medical practices use EMR software to keep records, and organize...

10 Virtual Reality (VR) Apps for iPhone

Have you got a Virtual reality headset and an iPhone? Then all you need to do is to download a VR app that works...

The Best Video Calling Apps For Android Phones

Thanks to innovation, our gadgets now have more features than before with support for new technologies that we didn't imagine. With the availability of...

10 Steps To Setup A WordPress Ecommerce Website With Woocommerce

In this busy world, a majority of the population prefer online stores for purchasing their day to day essentials. The online stores have gained...

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.