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EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES 2 Emerging Technologies The healthcare sector has undergone continuous changes in the last decade due to several medical technologies. Some of the emerging technologies are expected to change the way the healthcare industry operates in the future. The changes the medical practice would face in the future include providing services to patients at any given time, anywhere and from any of the devices used by people. The devices include tablet PCs, Smartphone, voice recognition, digital ink, and touch screen. Wearable technology is an example of the emerging innovation that is likely to influence the way the health care systems work ( Gao, Li & Luo, 2015) . This essay focuses on wearable technologies, advantages and disadvantages, and the way they are likely to affect the delivery of services to patients. Impact of the Emerging Technology In the healthcare industry, wearable innovation is used to make pacemakers, activity tracking components, and hearing aids. The technology is also used to ensure accurate investigation of calories burned, heart rate, sugar content, and blood pressure. In the future, these
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