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With the increased use of sensors, wearables, and smart health IT systems, entrepreneurs who miss out on future technology for the elderly risk losing a lot of money.
FREMONT, CA: COVID-19 has shone a light on the current eldercare system, but new technologies are transforming the future of home-based senior care. The number of healthcare assistants accessible to each older population is decreasing. The increase in the number of people above the age of 60 is to blame for this negative trend. This group will expand at a rate 56 percent faster than the rest of the world's population during the next decade, worsening the problem. Here are three technologies helping elder care:
By 2025, there will be over 21 billion active IoT connections on the planet. IoT devices are currently found in 90 percent of American households. This integrated digital mesh of things can help elders get more out of technology. Healthcare app developers might focus on such areas of innovation for senior care technology since there will be an increase in such initiatives in the near future.
By 2027, electronic medical records (EMR) revenue is expected to be in the $40.50 billion range. The growth can be mainly attributed to the software becoming more shareable and capable of transmitting data between different programs. Given how frequently people switch doctors, this research can be viewed as a breakthrough. In the event of a doctor switch, medical specialists would have to recreate and analyze patients repeatedly, wasting valuable time to arrive at the correct diagnosis.
EMRs would ease the transition for both doctors and patients, with the data's integrity and validity secured for future usage through encryption.
With prominent applications of telepathology, teledermatology, telepsychiatry, and telecardiology, among others, healthcare facilities and persons suited to home care will propel this acceptance forward. Combining 5G and AI will enable the doctor-patient community to resolve mendable diseases through remote monitoring virtually. Patients could watch health changes and extrapolate data to plan virtual consultations with health specialists using trackers incorporated into wearables and monitors.