Smart Medical Devices
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 942 , Segment 5
Episode: Mass Shootings, Disneyland App, Stan Lee
- Nov 13, 2018 10:00 pm
- 16:38 mins
Guest: Dr. Leslie Saxon, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Southern California Patient compliance plagues doctors creating issues of increased healthcare costs (sporadic pill consumption equals ineffective health care), complications (longer recovery time), or even death (life critical medication). Digital health uses smart medical devices to solve these issues using sensor technology, the size of a grain of rice embedded in pills, to deliver real-time feedback and prod patients to ingest their medicine.