In Brief

Web-connected devices are now able to capture an individual’s health-related data and communicate that information to healthcare professionals situated anywhere.

This post is part of a PSFK Consulting project aimed at providing insight into the Future of Health. Remote Diagnostics is one trend of fifteen that appears in our exploration of  how technology and access to information play a vital role in the ways that people will understand, manage and receive care whether that’s at home, in hospitals and clinics or in doctor’s offices.

Summary Web-connected devices are now able to capture an individual’s health-related data and communicate that information to healthcare professionals situated anywhere. This information allows for distributed care enabling remote diagnoses, alerting doctors to changing conditions as they occur and providing a total picture of a person’s health so that necessary care can be administered.

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