Top 10 healthcare wearables to watch March 10, 2017 By Donna Marbury Innovation in healthcare wearables continues to drive market growth. Walgreens, Qualcomm, United Healthcare partner through data exchange Everyone profits, including patients, who get paid almost $1,500 in HSA credits for their data — if they do as they are told. Will wearables and healthcare ever sync? May 03, 2016 By Donna Marbury Though technology companies are continuing to innovate in the wearable field, healthcare organizations are slow to adapt. Seven wearable devices health execs should watch April 27, 2016 By Donna Marbury Some of the newest wearable devices on the market look very different than the wristbands that launched the industry just a few years ago. Technology: A key to patient satisfaction? Here is an analysis of trending technologies and how they affect patient satisfaction. Wearables: A healthcare fad or revolution? December 10, 2015 By Elaine Pofeldt Wearable technologies aren’t a cure-all for lack of patient motivation and adherence, but can help if used properly More intuitive remote monitoring technology has arrived December 01, 2015 By Jack Kreindler MD As a physician, I’ve repeatedly wondered over the years when a variation of remote monitoring technology would advance to help patients. Finally, it seems that time is here. Wearable electronic system offers subjective refraction A new wearable adaptive refractor (VisionFit; Adaptica, Padova, Italy) for subjective refraction combines the features of trial frames and manual and automated phoropters. With this mobile device, patients can be examined while sitting or standing, and the unit itself can be easily transported. EyeControl allows people with ALS to communicate with their eyes A new wearable device called EyeControl aims to give a voice to those who are unable to communicate by allowing them to speak using their eyes.