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The Age of Mobile Everything: Telehealth and Wearables Filling in Gaps of Care
Technology’s role in healthcare is constantly increasing. In the age of “mobile everything,” applications have begun to create a virtual health world which increases convenience and patient engagement. However, does the use of these wearable technologies create a gap in patient/care provider communication?
Virtual visits to check up on patients
Improve clinician to clinician communication
Health apps keeping family members updated and involved in the patient’s recovery
Does telehealth cost more than seeing a doctor in person?
Progress ECG app on Apple Watch