The healthcare industry is being changed immensely by mobile technology like the AliveCor 'Kardia' mobile ECG that enables on-demand monitoring of problems or ailments.
Designed to be smaller than a credit card, the AliveCor 'Kardia' works with the majority of smartphones and tablets on the market. To operate, the AliveCor 'Kardia' only requires taht users place their fingers on the device's surface. From here, the medical-grade device will take just 30-seconds to study the person's heartbeat to sense for atrial fibrillation.
Once the data from the AliveCor 'Kardia' mobile ECG has been obtained, users can then keep in stored for personal usage or transmit the data to a healthcare professional. With more consumers than ever using smartphones and tablets, it's likely the shift towards utilizing these devices for healthcare purposes will only increase.