I’m a great fan of the idea of wearable health systems and pleased to see that they are really taking off now. In the past few years I’ve had a couple of Fitbits and now have a Jawbone UP. Here’s my take on what are the important things about choosing a wearable health product. Continue reading
Wearable health systems are systems that allow health services to monitor patients over long periods of time outside of hospital. It means that patients do not need to be detained in hospital unnecessarily and can live at home and have more independence in their everyday lives. They can take control of their health and have much great involvement in spotting potential problems before they occur. At the moment 7 out of 10 adults in the US say that they track one health indicator, and this can only increase in the future.