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Health Minister Nicola Blackwood: “Tech Should Give Patients 24-Hour Access to Care”

Health Minister Nicola Blackwood has said it should be ‘normal practice’ for people suffering from chronic diseases to be connected to their doctors via monitoring devices in the future.

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Speaking at the CogX conference on AI and emerging technology, she said that in the future chronically ill patients will have access to devices which will constantly measure their heart rate, blood pressure, breathing and weight to track their condition.

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One Reply to “Health Minister Nicola Blackwood: “Tech Should Give Patients 24-Hour Access to Care””

  1. This would be fine, provided it does not engender ‘health anxiety’ in the already chronically unwell, as fitbits seem to be doing with some essentially ‘worried well’ wearers.

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