Telehealth Smart TV News
Electronics giant Samsung has been expanding its reach in healthcare with mobile devices and hardware for hospitals, home health and remote patient monitoring. (Samsung and HealthTap) — Noted on FierceHealthcare 10/20/2022 —
In Brief Summary
- Uses built-in camera on Smart TV
- Consumers can review doctor bios, credentials and video interviews to select a doctor and easily schedule an appointment, often within the same week.
Electronics giant Samsung has been expanding its reach in healthcare with mobile devices and hardware for hospitals, home health and remote patient monitoring. At the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society global conference this year, the company unveiled a new smart healthcare TV and digital health solutions for hospitals.
The electronics company also has been eyeing big business opportunities to leverage its technologies to help aging seniors live healthy at home.
“We’re in the home with mobile devices, TVs and appliances, and we see the collision of healthcare happening in the home,” Hon Pak, M.D., chief medical officer at Samsung Electronics, said at the SXSW 2022 conference this year.