D.I.Y. Health: How Emerging Technology Empowers People to Prevent Future Health Issues and Hospital Interior Spaces
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According to insurance and risk management firm Acrisure, there are more than 40,000 health-related software apps for smartphones with currently only 0.01% of the world’s population using them. This demonstrates an untapped potential for exponential growth in the medical industry. Before the introduction of this emerging technology, awareness of health problems was not available before they became serious for treatment. Smart phones and other consumer level products can collect health related data and enable people to interface with doctors with increasing information. This research investigates how health related technologies will transform the way humans connect with medicine individually and globally. This research explores the impacts of emerging technology on people, interactions, and interior hospital space conditions. The emergence of health-related technologies will impact how people interface with doctors and the environment of interior hospital spaces.