Wearable Fitness Technology Could Foretell The Future Of Remote Patient Monitoring
Wearable wireless monitoring devices geared toward the fitness market are beginning to attract the attention of the health care industry, which recognizes the technology’s potential to provide an ideal patient monitoring tool. As more of this technology makes its way into the clinical setting, this trend is poised to change the traditional view of what is and is not a medical device.
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The excitement about digital health solutions has reached new heights as the market moves toward changes where those solutions are not only wanted, but in many cases needed to help battle costs and improve patient outcomes. The interest in digital health is part of a larger trend that is seeing patients take on more and more responsibility for their own health amid changing perceptions of what is considered a medical device.
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