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New Advances in Wearable Technologies in Medicine and their Impact

  1. Overview of exciting new wearable technologies in medicine: Examples with details on between 10 to 15 cutting edge, new technologies. 

For example:

  • a new smart case for the EpiPen;
  • the new smart hearing aid that is controlled by your phone and gives the patient perfect understanding of sound,
  • advanced headphones for sleep induction,
  • beyond Fitbit – the most advanced fitness sensors,
  • a skin patch to monitor babies as they sleep,
  • smart glasses for the visually impaired, and much more…

    2.  The interplay between medical insurance and self-monitoring

    3. The impact of wearable technologies on doctor-patient relationship

   4. Ethical considerations in wearable technologies

  • Informed consent
  • Paternalism
  • Discrimination
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Distribution and accessibility