Redefining The Patient-Doctor Relationship Through Wearables
Embedded tracking technologies are monitoring people's health and performance, creating a free flow of information for analysis.
The data being collected by personal wearable devices is painting a more intimate portrait of you, your health and your overall level of fitness. But in what ways does this extend beyond personal benefit? The real opportunity may be in connecting that information to a person who can help us make sense of the data and in turn, build a new relationship between patients and experts, one that carries with it highly personalized layers of analysis and recommendations.
In our recently published Future of Wearable Tech Report that is being covered in-depth on iQ by Intel, we’ve noticed that embedded tracking technologies are being used to remotely monitor individual health and performance, creating a flow of information between device wearers and people who can access and interpret the data. This continuous capture and broadcast of these metrics creates a detailed profile of the person being tracked, allowing experts, physicians or loved ones to respond with highly personalized care, often in real-time.