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Beyond Fitbit: medical-grade wearables

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From  Reuters:

A new wave of wearable computing devices that detect and monitor serious diseases is moving from the laboratory to the market, potentially transforming the treatment of conditions ranging from epilepsy to diabetes and creating business opportunities estimated to be worth tens of billions of dollars.

Source: RPT-INSIGHT-Beyond Fitbit: The quest to develop medical-grade wearables | Reuters

I believe that diagnostics will be the “Next Big Thing” in digital medicine and dentistry. Wearable DIY devices will truly revolutionize the industry.

The linked article just confirms what I have been writing about here and here.

The start of a new year is when we look to the future and plan. How would your practice change if your patients were using connected tooth brushes that recorded how often they brushed, what the bacteria level was in their mouths and the ph of their saliva?

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