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Doctor's Orders: Put On Your Healthcare Wearables

Patients can now comply with the help of advanced technology.

Original Article By - Fast Company Content Studio Doctors can provide top-notch care, and pharmaceutical companies can create effective drugs. But all that expertise can be undermined by the person with the most at stake: the patient. Compliance with a prescribed treatment plan is vital to a successful outcome, but far too often patients are unable to follow their doctors' orders without monitoring or prompting. Today's technology makes the patient more accountable and less vulnerable to potentially life-threatening mistakes.

Healthcare Wearables: The Future is Now

With the advancement of wearable technology, the healthcare scene is getting a makeover. Not only is health data becoming more readily available, but healthcare wearables make it more likely that the patient will follow through on the orders. The doctor's orders. So often, we find ourselves as patients wanting to do the right thing, but having no accountability. Healthcare wearables change that. Below, find the best wearable technology changing the way we do healthcare. [gallery columns="1" link="none" size="full" ids="8776,8777,8778,8779"]

Do you find wearables helpful? Is this an advancement for us all, or just more data pileup? Let us know your thoughts here, here, or here!

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Jeff Dachis
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Doctor's Orders: Put On Your Healthcare Wearables

Patients can now comply with the help of advanced technology. Original Article By - Fast Company Content Studio Doctors can provide top-notch care, and pharmaceutical...

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