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Lace Up With Lenovo

by Dave Calpito

Tech Times

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Lenovo Shows Off A Pair Of Smart Shoes: Here's What They Can Do

Smartwatches or fitness trackers will soon be a thing of the past as Lenovo showcased a pair of smart running shoes that come with features found in such devices during the Tech World Show held in San Francisco on June 9.

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Walking a Mile (or More) in Their Shoes

Who needs a smart watch when you can wear smart shoes? This latest entrant to the world of wearable devices can gather fitness data, act as a mobile game controller and even light up to provide safety for night use. They’re only a prototype, but who knows what the future might hold for this and other innovative wearable devices. Are you ready to interact with your patients in new ways?

As the healthcare industry braces for the entry of new players with the potential to engage with consumers around health-related issues, concerns—and even diagnoses—health organizations must stay continually abreast of new option and opportunities. With the right technology and use-case scenarios, mHealth has the potential to provide better care where patients need it most – wherever they are.