Pacemaker App Research
I'm a 24-year-old product designer based in the UK. I've had a pacemaker in my abdomen for 11 years. My first battery change is coming next month, I've been thinking about the new leaps forward in technology (regarding mobile phones, smart devices, and laptops, etc) but there have been little if any advancements in pacemakers.
I have decided to start a side project integrating pacemaker features into a mobile app so people like us can have our information easily to hand instead of in a doctor’s computer somewhere in our hospital.
To put it simply: If I can control the lighting, heating, TV, from my phone - why can't I have an app that tells me my heart rate or battery life on my pacemaker?
I am currently researching what features we would like and include. If you are also interested in this idea and have a spare 5 minutes, please fill out this survey so I can find out what your thoughts are on the matter. I'm unable to paste a direct link so please copy and past this into your web browser: https://forms.gle/vturQ3RXMrRPSCKe8
Feel free to get in touch with me on here if you have any other thoughts or just want to chat about pacemakers or anything else!
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