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Reducing Overcrowding in Hospitals May Be Possible With This Wearable Patch
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Reducing Overcrowding in Hospitals May Be Possible With This Wearable Patch

A team of researchers may have found a solution to overcrowding in hospitals by creating a wearable patch. How does it work? Read to find out!

Health

Many hospitals around the world have been incredibly busy this year during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading many scientists and researchers to develop or find suitable methods to minimize overcrowding in hospital facilities.

One such method may be a wearable patch that monitors patients' health vitals remotely, sending signals back to doctors from a distance.

The wearable patch is the product of an international team of researchers with business and technical backgrounds.

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One of the main reasons for finding ways to minimize overcrowded hospitals is that there simply aren't enough beds for everyone. The next big reason is that it pushes medical workers to their working limits: exhausting them, overworking them, and putting them in danger.

So placing a wearable patch that monitors patients' vitals sounds like a decent idea.