Want to see Google Glass at work in the hospital? Philips, Accenture offer a preview


Want a sneak peak at what could be the future of wearable technology in medicine? In a video released Thursday, electronics giant Philips and Accenture offer a proof-of-concept demonstration showing how Google Glass could help surgeons on the floor of the emergency room and in the operating theater.

Since uber-early adopters starting wearing the smart eyewear about town this spring,  those in healthcare have been discussing its potential in their own field: Qualcomm (s QCOM) and California health system Palomar Health announced the creation of an incubator for exploring the applications of wearable computing in medicine. And developers across the country, like Rock Health graduate Augmedix and Washington, DC-based Silica Labs, have been working on applications for the new platform.

The video from Philips and Accenture gives a futuristic little window into what the experience could actually look like for doctors. For example, it shows a…

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