Wearable Technology in Healthcare

Wearable technology nowadays is much more than wellness and fitness. It's not about counting how many calories you burned anymore; instead, it has become a valuable tool in healthcare that is changing the healthcare industry dynamics for consumers, physicians, insurance companies, and more.

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Building the Software Behind the Wearables

At Light-it, we're ready to create applications that bring out the best of medical and fitness wearables. We'll help from the ideation to launch! Light-it turns your idea into a valuable app so you can thrive in the healthcare industry.

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Possibilities of Wearable Medical Devices

The possibilities of healthcare wearables are uncountable and unimaginable. The global wearable healthcare devices market is estimated to reach $46.6 billion by 2025, compared to $18.4 billion in 2020. Some exciting highlights are:

Patient monitoring

Treatment assistance

Patient surveillance

Treatment efficiency evaluation


Clinical trial support

Early detection of conditions or anomalies

Data sharing with healthcare providers

Instant notifications alerting health risks

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Benefits of Wearable Technology in Healthcare

Our way-of-doing things empowers us to make the right choices and be highly productive, helping our clients build a custom medical app that makes their businesses thrive.

Opportunity to build a unique personalized physiological health model for each individual.

Record a patient's vital biometrics when they are healthy to help find solutions when they are sick.

Monitor patients remotely, saving time, money, and enhancing the experience.

Reduce in-person visits, improving patient experience.

Promotes patient engagement as patients are aware of their health.

Easy sharing of health data between patients and healthcare providers.

Healthcare Wearable Technology Services

Wearable App Development

Our expert engineering team delivers fully operative web & mobile telemedicine apps from our servers to the world. We build fast, scalable, responsive, and friendly software crafted in agile frameworks.

UX/UI Design

We build strategic designs with a unique look & feel that fit all screen sizes and make the experience intuitive, smooth, and friendly. We put the users at the center of the design process.

Healthcare Wearable Technology Strategy

Our healthcare app development company will help you understand, ideate, and validate every detail concerning your telemedicine app: business model, target audience, MVP roadmap, technical specifics, etc.

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How can we help?

Dedicated team

Leverage our team’s full-cycle product development expertise to build your next innovation.

Staff augmentation

Grow your team on-demand with top talent when you need an extra hand. We provide hourly or full-time exceptional software engineers and UX/UI designers to support your in-house team.

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Our team of digital health experts can help you design, implement or improve your medical software.

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Safe Wearable Healthcare Technology

Data accuracy and security are major issues in healthcare wearable technology. We’re dealing with PHI, and with data that might save lives if used correctly. It’s key to find a development partner that understands these challenges and aims for excellence while being compliant with HIPAA and other security standards.

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Integration into EHR

Having fitness and health data transferred from a wearable device straight to the patient’s health record can help medical practitioners monitor the patient’s health remotely, reach patients that are geographically far or in rural areas, and improve the amount of data they receive. At Light-it we are proficient in working with HIPAA compliant systems and excel at building EMR systems.

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Our team of experts

Our team is made of expert engineers, UX/UI designers, product specialists, and technical leaders that understand the healthcare industry challenges and work together ensure top quality in all the product’s spheres.

Our healthcare app developers focuses 100% in our clients’ needs to solve their problems in an innovative and user-centric way.

Benefits of telemedicine apps

Telemedicine apps present numerous benefits for patients and medical providers.

Agile & Scrum methodologies

Patient-centric perspective

Guarantee top security of data

Constant & fluent communication with our client

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In this article, we'll explore the principle concepts related to FHIR, understand what it is, how it starts, and why it's so important.

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How to choose the right Development Company for a Healthcare Application

Choosing a partner to build your healthcare app isn't easy. It must have experience in regulations such as HIPAA Compliance. Discover everything you should know to choose the right one!

Examples of Wearable Devices in Healthcare

It's not all about Apple Watches! Here are three brief examples of FDA-approved medical wearable devices.

The Monarch eTNS System

This device is indicated for the treatment of pediatric ADHD. It is a cell phone-sized device that sends a low-level electrical pulse through a wire to a small patch adhered to the patient's forehead.


A device that allows patients to take a medical-grade EKG anytime, anywhere, in just 30 seconds. It can help detect Atrial Fibrillation, Bradycardia, Tachycardia, or Normal heart rhythm.

Current health remote patient monitoring

The device monitors respiration rate, oxygen saturation, mobility & step count, pulse rate, and body temperature.


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