Ryan Macy had a vision for a workflow technology harnessing the power of wearable technology – specifically, Google Glass – that would improve health care.
There were just a few obstacles.
First, when it comes to Google Glass and similar wearables, “the platform is not at a place yet to be something you can build on top of,” Macy said. And once the startup decided to focus on the post-acute care market, it became clear wearables were too advanced a tool to introduce. In skilled-nursing facilities and similar settings, Macy said, “they barely have computers.” (read more)