Health in our Own Hands: Technology and the Empowered Health Consumer
The number of wearable devices in the marketplace is surging. With one out of every six consumers currently tracking their data, the market is expected to hit $4 billion this year, and nearly $6 billion in 2018. This seemingly unstoppable trends raises a lot of questions, like where does all of this data go? Who else is looking at it? And of what use is it to physicians and caregivers? Health in Our Own Hands: Technology and the Empowered Health Consumer, an impact session at MIS2016, took a deeper dive into what all of this data means and how industry is empowering patients to take control of their own health.