How Wearable Devices are Changing the Game in Healthcare

Powered by increasing consumer demand for self-monitoring of health issues, the use of wearable technologies designed to collect the data of users' personal health, from homecare and wearables for surgical procedures, is growing exponentially. Girish Sripathi, Wireless Engineer – Philips North America, Patient Monitoring, explores the ways in which the rapid stream of new technologies, including 5G, plays a significant role in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of some chronic diseases and how miniaturization of electronics is enabling design of more reliable and adaptable wearables.