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Making the Most of Medical Wearables: Addressing Patient Adherence Challenges

Making the Most of Medical Wearables: Addressing Patient Adherence Challenges     Patient adherence has historically been a challenge. Patients may deviate from treatment plans due to a variety of factors, including lifestyle choices, technological complexity or just plain forgetfulness. Studies have shown that 50-60% of patients with chronic illnesses miss medication doses, take the wrong …

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Integrating Games into Medical Devices To Improve Patient Outcomes

Integrating Games into Medical Devices To Improve Patient Outcomes      Digital games are a part of modern life. Looking at the popularity of computer games, it is easy to imagine that integrating games into a medical device could increase its adoption and use. Gamification could potentially help in the diagnosis, treatment, speedy recovery, and rehabilitation …

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