Guest Blog: ER doctors use Google Glass and QR codes to identify patients

Wearable Technology is a fast-growing sector, and one that offers wide range of uses.  This fascinating blog by Jon Brodkin of arstechnica takes a look at how Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has put Google Glass to use in the Emergency Room.

“Beth Israel has deployed Glass to four doctors and conducted “impromptu testing with at least 10 other staff members,” Halamka wrote. Within two weeks, the hospital will do “a full roll-out to all interested clinical providers in the ED.” Halamka believes that wearable computing devices “will replace tablet-based computing for many clinicians who need their hands free and instant access to information.”

Read the rest of Jon’s blog at arstechnica: ER doctors use Google Glass and QR codes to identify patients

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