iPhone puts Apple into the medical sector

Apple have been showing off the new iPhone features as part of the WWDC Apple is running in America.

Perhaps one of the most interesting features and pieces of news is how the medical community will use this device to possibly save many lives in the future. Apparently the medical community now 'flocking to the iPhone' Push notifications allow someone's lab to be pushed right to a doctor. The notification links more information on the patient. Hopefully the patient lives. But it can also stream EKG information over 3G.

Having live stats on patients on the iPhone can show Doctors exactly when a patient is in trouble and be able to respond quickly. Doctors can monitor patients on their iPhones now when they are busy tending to others.

The Apple presenter states: "If I see a problem, I can tap the pause, scroll back over time...pinch zoom...and enable touch calibration to measure the distance of a cardiac event."

If your Doctor doesn't have an iPhone, get him one this Christmas.

Image credit: Gizmodo

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