Your Smartphone As The Swiss Knife Of Digital Health

7:39 a.m. That’s the time that your smartphone’s sonar deems as optimal for you to wake up today. With its gentle vibration from your bedside table, you pick it up to turn off the smart alarm. As you do so, your phone asks for your permission to use the built-in sensors and camera to run your routine morning scan. It analyzes your voice; evaluates your stress level based on a facial scan; checks your vital signs; and notifies you to take a picture of that mole on your forearm in order to detect any anomalies.  Thereafter, it outputs a comprehensible report with recommendations which you can send over to your physician. This helps in early detection and prevention of ailments thanks to the minute changes indicative of a potential illness. All this is done in mere minutes, without even stepping out of your bed, every morning. Source: www.factor-tech.com Such a (literally) healthy wake up isn’t too far away. In the near future your phone will pack sensors that will allow you to gauge your vitals and more in order to monitor ongoing treatments and prevent other diseases from progressing.  As a matter of fact, smartphones already have built-in sensors to analyse numerous parameters, without any add-ons. Cameras aren’t just for Instagram stories but can analyse skin lesions; voice recording isn’t only to ask Siri about the weather but can also detect Alzheimer’s; and you’re likely already familiar with the built-in fit...
Source: The Medical Futurist - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: Artificial Intelligence E-Patients Health Sensors & Trackers Telemedicine & Smartphones stress health trackers Huntington's Alzheimer's disease covid19 camera apple health google fit WHO hemoglobin SpO2 Samsung oximetry F Source Type: blogs

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