Healthcare IT News September 20, 2022
Mike Miliard

Among other use cases, the AI-enabled devices can help health systems reduce the time to perform surgeries by 30%. An expert from Deloitte explains what’s needed to capitalize on WCA’s potential.

Wearable cognitive assistance might be the new edge hospitals and health systems need to improve their clinical processes and gain cost efficiencies.

The technology, which combines AI-enabled devices with edge computing, can help humans accomplish tasks with greater efficacy by offering virtual instructions and, sometimes connecting them with other people to help assist them.

For instance, a surgeon might use the software as part of special glasses that offer a pre-surgery checklist tailored to specific patients. Augmented reality could offer enhanced visualizations and easy access to view a patient’s...

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