mHealth News: Wearables Prove Impact in Healthcare

Author: Amy Johnson

Consumers are incorporating digital health devices seamlessly into their daily routines and personal style. Device companies are partnering with leading fashion designers to create unique and trendy wearables with mass appeal. Fitbit and Tory Burch, Misfit and Swarovski, Intel and Oakley – these are just a few of the brand alignments helping drive the high consumer adoption of wearable devices.

But, these wearables go far beyond simply being lifestyle devices. The data from these technologies offers clinicians vital and real-time insights into a patient’s health and daily routine, enabling them to provide better and more personalized care. With the broad range of useful health and wellness applications offered by wearable technologies, they are proving to be critical components to the future of care delivery and population-health management…