Technology is constantly advancing, and hospitals and doctors are taking advantage of the new innovations that allow for better health care for their patients. Robotic surgery is allowing Oklahomans to recovery from surgery faster and with less pain, and techniques from robotic surgery are also being used to train tomorrow’s doctors. The internet is also changing the way we look at health care – televisits allow 24-hour access to care for minor illnesses and accesses from your phone or computer, and patient portals are giving people more information than ever to help them manage their own health. Many items used for other purposes, including smart phones, are also being used to help manage people’s health and wellness, whether through tracking their weight and diet, monitoring their heart rate or even checking blood pressure. By looking at what technology can offer you in terms of managing your health, you can live a better life than ever.
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