Augmented reality may be the future of health care

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Augmented reality and medicine continue to mingle Wearable technology is expected to be become much more common in the near future, especially as companies like Google gain a firmer understanding of the capabilities of augmented reality. As technology becomes more advanced, its use in health care is becoming more common. Augmented reality has been the subject of interest in the medical field for some time, but there are still few tools that make use of this technology in the medical sector. That may change, however, due to a partnership formed…

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Augmented reality system could help astronauts perform complicated surgeries while on mission

Augmented reality has been gaining more attention for its possible applications in the medical field. The technology could give surgeons a way to perform surgeries. The European Space Agency (ESA) has developed a new augmented reality system called the Computer Assisted Medical Diagnosis and Surgery System (CAMDASS). The agency believes that this system could be a major benefit for astronauts with medical training and could prepare them for any medical emergencies that arise during lengthy missions. Currently, CAMDASS is being used for diagnostic purposes. Using the system’s head-mounted device, astronauts…

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Health care reform may be improved by using mobile devices

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A firm called Deloitte has released an Issue Brief in which they have outlined the ways in which health care reform can benefit from the use of smartphones and other mobile devices, helping to enhance the patient experience and to decrease some of the current health care costs. The report explained that if the mobile device, such as the phone, could be used in order to obtain information and use electronic health records, it has the potential to “analyze aggregate data to activate mobile, patient-specific output such as medication reminders,…

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