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Sxsw wearable health proposal 2015

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Wearables have the potential to save patient’s lives. However while consumer wearables are becoming mainstream, the use of them in healthcare is still in its infancy. Why? What can be done?

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Sxsw wearable health proposal 2015

  1. 1. WEARABLES: SAVING LIVES & IMPROVING PATIENT OUTCOMES
  2. 2. Pharmaguapa WEARABLES – THE LATEST BUZZWORD IN HEALTHCARE Wearable technology, wearables, fashionable technology, wearable devices, tech togs, or fashion electronics are clothing and accessories incorporating computer and advanced electronic technologies. The designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda
  3. 3. Pharmaguapa WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY IS NOW BECOMING A MASS MARKET CONSUMER GOOD
  4. 4. Pharmaguapa BUT THE USE OF WEARABLE TECH IN MEDICAL SETTINGS IS STILL IN ITS INFANCY ▪ Glucose monitoring contact lenses and tattoos ▪ Vital sign monitoring smart watches ▪ Medical-grade measurements of biological signals (e.g. pulse, skin temp, activity levels) for clinical trials
  5. 5. Pharmaguapa FOR PATIENTS HOWEVER WEARABLE TECH OFFERS LIFE SAVING AND LIFE CHANGING OPPORTUNITIES ▪ Monitoring infants’ vital signs ▪ Tracking for chronic disease ▪ Supporting independence for the elderly Alerting an healthcare provider of a medical issue or critical situation
  6. 6. Pharmaguapa HOW CAN WE SPEED UP WEARABLE INNOVATION IN HEALTHCARE? ▪ Identify and understand high unmet needs and opportunities ▪ Identify potential wearable solution ▪ Partner with technology company to develop innovative solution ▪ Put clear process in place to ensure wearable data integration and compliant actions Develop Process Be creative Identify needs
  7. 7. The future of wearable health tech is now

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