Healthcare leaders weigh in on wearable technologies

Identifying devastating cardiac events before a patient feels pain is becoming a reality and healthcare leaders, researchers and business leaders are doubling down on efforts to validate wearable devices to advance the future of health care.

Watches, rings, monitors and wifi connected measuring devices used daily around the world could soon be integrated to help doctors and patients save lives together.

Texas Heart Institute’s Medical director, Dr. Emerson Perin, shared his perspective with Protocol, “when combined with other sources of patient health information, wearable technologies could allow doctors to give patients tailored recommendations about how to reduce their risk and enjoy a healthier future.”

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