On January 08, 2024, the South Korean tech giant Samsung officially announced that it is expanding its Privileged Health Software Development Kit (SDK) program, to provide a broader range of tools for preventive health and fostering healthcare innovations through partnerships.
“Under our openness philosophy, Samsung is constructing an integrated and seamless digital healthcare ecosystem along with industry partners,” said Hon Pak, Vice President of Digital Health Team, Mobile eXperience (MX) Business. “We hope to provide users with a whole new suite of integrated health solutions, giving them the tools to easily manage and understand their health from their home.”
A new solution for Remote Patients
Samsung said that in the Galaxy Watch, remote patient monitoring will be swifter and more connected, with data available straight from the users’ wrists. Partners can check the patient’s vital signs in real time, alert medical teams of any irregularities and provide up-to-date data to medical staff, allowing for efficient clinical management and timely emergency response decisions.
The Biofourmis remote patient monitoring platform delivers personalized care to thousands of patients each month.
Kencor Health combines Galaxy Watch with its platform for personalized remote monitoring and specifically monitors and predicts hyperkalemia in chronic kidney disease patients by using biometric feedback collected from the Galaxy Watch.
XR Therapy at Home
Samsung partner XRHealth is a virtual clinic that provides physical and mental health therapy in the comfort of one’s home.
Samsung partner 3Boon1 provides smart mattresses equipped with sensors and an AI algorithm that automatically regulates the temperature of the bed.