Some of the recent technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality etc. are constantly working upon transforming the healthcare industry. Read on...
The intervention of technology into healthcare is considered as a boon to the whole industry. Adding to the effectiveness of the healthcare procedures, health technologies have reduced the healthcare costs while expanding the accessibility.
It is not just about the monetary difference that it has made on the consumers’ lives, but technology has also expanded the range of business opportunities lying in the healthcare sector. Some of the recent technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality etc. are constantly working upon transforming the healthcare industry.
Here is how these health-technologies have upgraded the standards of the healthcare industry and will be doing so in the coming era.
The use of artificial intelligence in the healthcare industry is anticipated to grow and will surpass $6.6 billion in 2021. There are different uses of AI in reducing and mitigating risks of preventable medical scenario, for example automate reminders, identifying the high risk of a medical condition, delivering personalised dosage recommendations among others.
In this way, the intervention of artificial technology is beneficial for the patients as well as for the healthcare businesses too. AI is helping the healthcare players in solving some of their biggest issues.
Voice Search has become quite popular among the healthcare industry. With voice-enabled devices increasing rapidly, voice search has become one of the most favorite tools for gathering medical information. To most of patients, voice search seems like talking to a person, making it less intimidating to ask about healthcare issues, and this is especially in the cases when patients are not able to use texting or calling. For instance, physically-disabled people and elderly people, this technology seems to be a perfect solution. This is one of the keen reasons that voice search is becoming so prevalent in healthcare.
Chatbots in healthcare offers a range of benefits that were not so fluent before their coming into the picture. Through chatbots, issues like medication management, inability to serve in times of emergency, inability to carry out customer feedbacks etc can be solved so easily. Chatbots offers a personal experience to consumers and help them by giving opportunity to connect with the hospital or other medical institution in times of emergency. This way, it is an effective technology in the healthcare system.
Healthcare can have some proven benefits from the virtual reality in very distinct ways. With VR, one could immerse into an environment that could let them know what’s going to be in a medical procedure. Other benefit of including VR is that it helps in reducing chronic pain (by virtual therapy). And there are lot more benefits of the technology in healthcare sector.
VR could be a great tool in healthcare sector as it can help in carrying out various healthcare procedures too.