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Medical wearables

Image: Wearable patch on the chest of a mannequin - medical wearables; Copyright: Andreas Wiese/Messe Düsseldorf

Wearables can track numerous health parameters such as heart rate.

Smart technologies in medicine

Image: Wearable patch on the chest of a mannequin - Smart technologies in healthcare; Copyright: Andreas Wiese/Messe Düsseldorf

Wearable patches like this make life easier in the healthcare sector - they save staff time that would otherwise be spent measuring patient values.

Image: Glowing wearable sticks to the arm of a man - Applications of smart medical technologies; Copyright: Andreas Wiese/Messe Düsseldorf

Wearables can also be used in therapy. This patch uses light and heat to relieve pain.

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Advantages of medical wearables

Image: Wearable in a bandage - wearables in the healthcare sector; Copyright: Andreas Wiese/Messe Düsseldorf

Wearables are available in many different forms nowadays, depending on the application, such, as shown here, as a sensor in a bandage.

Image: Wearables on the back of a mannequin - wearables in medicine; Copyright: Andreas Wiese/Messe Düsseldorf

Wearables in medicine are conquering more and more areas of application. Developments from the consumer sector and medical research promote each other here.

Image: Mannequin is wearing a vest with a wearable sensor - health wearables; Copyright: Andreas Wiese/Messe Düsseldorf

One area that particularly benefits from wearables is sports medicine. Athletes can use wearables to optimize their training.

Healthcare wearables: 5 trends for 2024

Image: Ring-shaped wearable on the finger of a woman - Top Health Wearables in 2024; Copyright: Andreas Wiese/Messe Düsseldorf

Smart rings are a relatively new type of wearable.

New smart technologies in the healthcare sector

Image: Stand of the Wearable Technologies at MEDICA - Advantages of medical wearables; Copyright: Andreas Wiese/Messe Düsseldorf

The WT | WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES SHOW at MEDICA is a hotspot for medical wearables.

Image: Man with a wearable in his ear - Smart technologies in medicine; Copyright: Andreas Wiese/Messe Düsseldorf

It is important for patients that wearables are easy to use. Only then can the devices be applied efficiently.

Application examples of smart health technologies

Image: Mannequin with a wearable on the forehead - smart health technology; Copyright: Andreas Wiese/Messe Düsseldorf

Is this what the diagnostics of the future will look like? Wearables have the potential to drastically change the healthcare sector.