There are many new wireless devices for healthcare patient vital sign monitoring and health condition data collection history tracking that will help gather valuable personal and social data for developing remedies to cure individuals and society.

For example, the Apple iPhone already has many health related apps that help individuals and medical professionals measure, track, and evaluate exercise, sleep, nutrition, and other areas.


The TED video below from Oct 2009 presents a wide array of technologies beyond just the iPhone. [YouTube]

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This document was originally posted on 7 March 2010 at 5:08 PM CT. It was updated on 10 Apr 2020 at 1:00 PM with updated video embedding code. Also, a header image was added and slight layout changes were made, but otherwise the written text remains the same. The title of this document originally was “Wireless Devices for Healthcare Patient Vital Sign Monitoring and Health Condition Data Collection History Tracking.” It was shortened to “Telemetry Devices for Healthcare Patient Vital Sign Monitoring.”