A significant part of 2020 has been riddled with the COVID-19- 19 pandemic, thus negatively affecting the healthcare sector. To combat some of the challenges in treating conditions such as COVID-19 and the healing of chronic wounds, there are several healthcare innovations to look out for, at present, as well as in the upcoming year.
According to WHO Health Innovation Group (WHIG), a sister group of the World Health Organization (WHO) whose premise is to endorse and pursue health innovation within the organization, “health innovation is to develop new or improved health policies, systems, products, and technologies, as well as services and delivery methods that improve people’s health, with a special focus on the needs of vulnerable populations.
2021 Healthcare Innovations
This special stethoscope was designed to ensure that COVID-19 patients receive the necessary healthcare while they remain in their homes.
How does it work?
The innovative feature of this device is that it listens to the patients’ hearts and displays images of their lungs to a care team that can come to their aide at any given time. With Tyto, a healthcare provider can examine your heart, lungs, throat, ears, skin, abdomen, heart rate, as well as body temperature, and diagnose as well as treat many of the most common conditions.
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