Major hospitals have been experimenting with the usage of Google Glass in their emergency response units and other areas within the hospital. Researchers at UMass Medical School have found that Google Glass, may be used to effectively extend bed-side toxicology consults to distant health care facilities to diagnose and manage patients with suspected cases of poisoning.
How Google Glass Could Save Lives In The Hospital ER
Google suspended commercial production of Google Glass in January, despite copious media attention, largely because few normal consumers saw a compelling reason to buy the $1,500 computerized eyewear. But not everyone thinks Google Glass is useless. Major hospitals have been experimenting with the use of Google Glass since the first prototype was released in 2013.