Who Is Really Interested in Body-Based Biomedical Sensors?

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Just in the past 10 years I certainly have found that there've been more doctors and nurses and even patients who've been interested in seeing how this kinds of things can be incorporated into their care and into their research and so that there is really been a change for that.

I think people have recognized that there is a real problem certainly I'm talking about the healthcare crisis, cost of healthcare, quality of healthcare all those things are major concerns and I think now that people are very receptive to some alternatives, moving out of traditional health care, so that's certainly one thing, and the other thing is that, some of the early progress that was made, some of the early adapters on the medical side for these kinds of technologies have started to demonstrate real evidence that it is making a difference, that it is improving quality of care, it is reducing healthcare cost, and we're still just at the beginning of that.

there is still a lo t more work that needs to be done, but places like the National Institute of Health are becoming more interested in supporting these kinds of endeavors, and so I think we're going to see more of that in the very near future, and that ranges from thinking about congestive heart failure patients and trying to reduce the rate of readmission which is an enormous issue, some of the policies have changed on that about whether not a hospital will be reimbursed for costs for congestive heart failure patient, who is being readmitted in less than 30 days, and so they offer us this huge incentive to really try to reduce the likelihood of that readmission.