How wearables are (and could be) impacting healthcare

The human body is a wonder in itself—it produces a staggering amount of data 365 days a year, 7 days a week and 24 hours a day. Today, there are a lot of devices out there that can measure everything from one’s heartbeat to sleep activity, from temperature to physical activity, leading to a meteoric rise in the marketplace for wearables. According to the latest outlook from CCS Insight, nearly 411 million smart wearable devices, worth a staggering $34 billion, will be sold in 2020. While self-monitoring blood glucose meters and blood pressure monitors have been around for a while, wearables with their ability to automatically upload data to a… Read More

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