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Medical Wearables: Solve the Unique Design Challenges

Building on the success of smartphones and other mobile consumer devices, medical device manufacturers continue to improve on portable and wearable monitoring devices. What does this mean for interconnect designs?

Connected Wearable Patches

The nascent market for connected wearable patches holds great promise, with the potential to improve the health of patients and contribute to lower healthcare costs. It is, however, still very much in the early stages of development and commercial availability.

Research will help to raise the bar for telemedicine

Telemedicine, no doubt, is helping to save lives. In some instances, it’s being used to stem widespread illness in emerging countries. It also can save money for providers and payers, hence, also for consumers.