PSFK Labs looks at how wearable technology is enabling wearers to become more involved with decisions about their health.
As we begin to see the mainstream adoption of health-related technologies from mobile apps to wearable devices in everyday life, their is a corresponding shift towards a more preventative model of wellness that is being lead by consumers. Once the sole purview of medical professionals, individual access to these new tools and data sources is now giving everyday people the ability to monitor their lifestyles and make smarter decisions about their health.
In our Future of Health report, PSFK Labs’ refers to this trend as Holistic Tracking. Below, we explore a number of examples that are going beyond fitness statistics to harness a wider range of biometric data, empowering people to proactively manage their health.