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Pravin Pant

Direct-Entry Nursing Alumni. As a life-long technology enthusiast, I am interested in how the intersection between health care and technology will shape our experience as students and professionals in health care. Outside interests: Avid photographer, jazz pianist, cook and car guy.

 

Blog Posts by Pravin Pant

Nov 25, 2013

Introduction: What is Connected Health, and Why Should We Care?

Introduction: A scenario Imagine being transported back in time, say, fifteen years ago. Pre-Facebook and Twitter. Before “google” was a verb. The era when the terms “information super highway” and “cyberspace” could be used without eliciting a nostalgic smirk. Back then, I would have never imagined a future where a thumb-sized device would reside on my belt, silently sending data about my daily physical activity and sleep habits to a mini-computer in my pocket (that also...Read more

https://www.mghihp.edu/blog/introduction-what-connected-health-and-why-should-we-care
Jan 31, 2014

Tears of Joy: Google’s “Smart” Contact Lens Glucometer

The dreaded finger stick. Every nursing student remembers performing their first one on a patient. It involves a spring-loaded sharp lancet which pricks a small hole in the patient’s finger, from which a drop of blood is drawn and tested for its blood sugar level with a handheld device. It’s a way of life for many diabetics, who may require testing their blood sugar several times a day. This means enduring thousands of finger sticks over the course of years, a cumbersome and painful reminder...Read more

https://www.mghihp.edu/blog/tears-joy-google%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Csmart%E2%80%9D-contact-lens-glucometer