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4 Ways Technology is Improving Healthcare

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Technology has been improving every day in many forms and gadgets from communication, transportation, travel and even jobs. Healthcare is an excellent example of the enormous growth of modern technology. With new tools provided for everything from blood samples to surgery, modern technology has improved the quality of healthcare.

Let’s take a better look and see four ways technology is improving healthcare.

1. Technology helps to improve treatments

Improved technology has contributed to increasing the chance of recovery for patients all over the world. These sophisticated practices help patients heal and develop research to allow for more efficient healthcare.

2. The Internet became the primary source of instant medical information

A study from 2009 states that nearly 24 million Americans use the Internet to search for healthcare information. Many have said to not only look up symptoms but also holistic treatments as well. While self-medication is never a good idea, the internet has helped patients understand conditioners better to make smarter decisions.

3. Health facilities are reaching out using social media

Plenty of healthcare facilities is using social media to establish better connections with patients such as answering questions, launching healthcare campaigns and even setting reminders for vaccines and tests. More healthcare sites are even offering instant chats with aids, nurses, and physicians.

4. Information technology now more reliable than ever

With today’s information technology, doctors are able to access their patient’s medical history for results that are all electronically added to the primary database. This allows physicians to access information as well as patients to record their own details for future reference.

The latest breakthrough in healthcare technology helps experts to respond faster as well as those looking for causes and symptoms, medical problems, etc.

In what ways have you relied on technology for your own personal healthcare? Comment below and let us know!

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How Technology is Changing the Dating Game

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If you haven’t already noticed, trying to find a date in 2016 is much simpler than what it was nearly five years ago. What many of us may have experienced where those nervous phone calls which are now replaced with a less menacing text.

It is no doubt that technology and social media has improved our social lives is many ways. Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn are free and easy means to stay in touch with loved ones living near or far, find jobs boost the business reputation and even find love in the digital world.

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Here are a few reasons why:

Contact is Made Easier

What used to require plenty of courage, now it made simple. Pursuing someone used to require long waits sitting by the phone or hand-written notes. Now, one would have click and send a message within seconds. The benefit of this is that distance or a busy schedule is no longer a barrier to dating.

Not-So-Blind Dates

You can find out a lot about a person, without having to meet them. You can check out their profile that often depicts where they are, what they are doing, and even what they had for lunch. But even with extensive details, the truth is, you’re never really sure who that person is.

Private Life became More Public

Depending on most people, frequent status updates allow others to see changes that are happening in your life. Have a new relationship? What happens when the relationship comes to an end? Friends on Facebook are more able to look back at your history and see the timeline.

Interpretation Can Be Difficult

One’s actions on social media site can lead to a lot of misinterpretations in sending signals if someone is interested or not. If one posts on your wall at least five times a day, is it a sign that they are too needy or obsessive? What if they don’t “like” or comment on your photo, does that mean he doesn’t like it?

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While technology has seemed to change the dating game, it has helped the relationships of many couples around the world who aren’t able to near each other for days, months or even years at a time. While virtual flirtation can lead to the beginning of a relationship, conversation and affection should never be replaced, even in the digital world.

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Gadgets to look forward to in 2017

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With the year nearly coming to an end, we couldn’t miss the opportunity to look forward towards the future and check out the latest technology to look forward to.

Here are some of the latest gadgets to look forward to next year.

The “Welt” Belt

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If you’re wondering what exactly “Welt” means, is it the brand name that’s short for well-intelligent. At first glance, it looks like an ordinary leather belt, but if you look closer, you will notice that the buckle has a micro USB port. The Welt Belt provides five functions – counting steps, time spent sitting, measuring waist size, report when eating, and to hold pants up apparently.

Welt collects data that you can view on its companion app to help you take notice of your habits. Additionally, it can provide a plan on how to stay in shape.

SGNL Bracelet

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The SGNL is a bracelet that turns your hand into a phone. This works through the advantage of basic physics to transmit sound through your hand. The wristband works with all sorts of watches with standard straps. The bracelet works through producing vibrations when a call is received. Sound travels through the bones or your hand rather than through the air.

The companion app connects to your smartphone as all you will need to do press a finger to your ear. This benefits our need for privacy as a microphone is placed on the wristband.

Prinker

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The Prinker is a temporary tattoo printer that transfers your designs from your Android phone to your skin. It is incredibly easy to use and can be created within minutes. You can download an image or create one yourself and send the picture to the mini printer.

With a list like this, there’s only more to look forward to in 2017. Stay tuned to find out what else is coming next.