Smart medical devices are the application of IoT in healthcare. According to Data Bridge Market Research, the global smart medical devices market will grow up to 21.37 billion dollars by 2027. Smart medical devices and smart medical systems are the future of healthcare. They mitigate several problems that impede delivering good healthcare to people worldwide. Along with smart medical devices, smart healthcare devices also add to human life’s quality and longevity.
These smart devices are synonymous with smarter living.Here are some of the disruptive and breathtaking smart medical device examples, that in a way, go on to show the golden era of human healthcare.
1,TytoHome, Remote Health Examination Kit by TytoCare
TytoHome is the futuristic replacement of the basic medical healthcare devices people have at home like thermometers and stethoscopes. TytoHome is a smart medical device kit that allows you to remotely consult with a trusted healthcare professional to monitor health, conduct a guided health check-up, get a diagnosis, and a treatment plan.
This telehealth smart medical system consists of a digital camera and thermometer. This at-home diagnostic kit also includes accessories like a tongue depressor for examining your throat, an otoscope for ears, and a stethoscope for the heart, lungs, and abdomens.
These smart medical devices sync to the TytoCare app, making your consultation go beyond a phone or video chat by providing vital health data to doctors. The TytoCare trusted doctors are available round-the-clock.
2,LARQ, Automatic Water Purifying Water Bottle
Impure and unhealthy water cause a host of diseases like diarrhea, cholera, dysentery, typhoid, and polio. LARQ, a US-based company that allows you to purify water from rivers or human-made sources. Their proprietary PureVis™ technology uses a UV C-LED chip that eradicates up to 99.9999% of germs, bacteria, protozoa, and other harmful bio-contaminants without using toxic chemicals like Mercury.
LARQ automatically purifies water of all harmful contaminants in 2 to 3 minutes and also makes it stink-free. See where LARQ bottles stand in comparison to regular bottles, bottles with filter, and Mercury based UV pens.
This smart device can come in quite handy while traveling, where finding bottled or purified water could be a challenge. Considering the hazards related to drinking contaminated water, LARQ is a fine smart medical device example.The purification system runs on rechargeable batteries that last for 1-2 months.
3,ADAMM, Smart Healthcare Monitoring System for Asthma
Asthma is a chronic condition that afflicts millions of people worldwide. According to the CDC, “Asthma is under-diagnosed and under-treated.” Most people with asthma don’t know they’re having an attack until it’s in a pretty advanced stage, which is unpleasant, not to mention dangerous. It makes interventions such as medication and stopping the triggering activity less effective.
ADAMM Intelligent Asthma Monitoring is a wearable technology from Health Care Originals that prevents a bad asthma attack by identifying an oncoming asthma attack before the symptoms appear. This smart healthcare monitoring system can be stuck to a patient’s torso and wirelessly monitor any respiratory symptoms and transfer that vital data to the phone through Bluetooth or healthcare professional.
The wearable also vibrates whenever your symptoms deviate from your norm, notifying you or your doctor of the deviation so that you can prevent an on-going asymptomatic asthma attack.
This smart medical healthcare solution also gives timely reminders to patients to take their asthma pump, record voice notes, amongst other things. This smart medical device is soon to be launched.
4,iHealth Smart Wireless Glucose Monitoring System by iHealth Labs
Another smart medical device example is iHealth Smart. It is a 510(K) Approval and CE Certified smart blood sugar monitoring system. It is a futuristic smart take on traditional glucometers. With this smart medical wearable, a diabetic patient can see their sugar levels as a digital logbook in the iHealth app. The data is represented in easy to understand, color-coded data, charts, and graphs.
This smart healthcare solution makes testing sugar levels very easy. It is a detachable dongle that latches onto the bottom of your iPhone or other smartphones. You then take a sample of your blood on one of the iHealth’s test strips. Now slip the strip into the dongle. The iHealth app registers your glucose level and shows it to you in a color-coded format.