Steve Jobs had said that a new era is beginning with the biggest innovation of the 21st century at the intersection of Biology and Technology. Tech giant Apple has brought the future of healthcare in our hands. It has provided tools and connected the patients in the hospitals, remotely from outside the hospitals and is conducting medical research. Apps like MyChart on iPhone and iPad connects the patients, doctors and nurses. Doctors have real time access to the patients’ health records, nurses can administer medication with safety and the patients are informed about their care and stay connected with their medical team in and outside the hospital. The Apple Watch https://amzn.to/3jed6to gives notifications of heart rate, irregular rhythm and has an ECG App. This ECG app records are exported as pdf to the Physician and can help the patient with early warning signs. The ResearchKit App of Apple facilitates researchers to collect data more frequently particularly for conditions like Autism, Epilepsy, Parkinsonism and chronic conditions like Hypertension, Diabetes, Arthritis, COPD and High Cholesterol. Apple is providing tools for people to live a healthier and happier life.
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Nice article Prof. Bhaskar
Thanks Prof. Bharath