The rise of consumer health wearables:promises and barriers

Piwek, Lukasz and Ellis, David Alexander and Andrews, Sally and Joinson, Adam (2016) The rise of consumer health wearables:promises and barriers. PLoS Medicine, 13 (2). ISSN 1549-1277

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Abstract

•Consumer wearables can provide patients with personalized health data, which could assist with self-diagnosis and behaviour change interventions. • There are a number of concerns about the safety, reliability and security of using consumer wearables in healthcare. • Practitioners and researchers should consider how these technological advances may impact healthcare in the 21st century.

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PLoS Medicine
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© 2016 Piwek et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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06 Jan 2016 13:04
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