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Wearables and Healthcare: Four Trends to Watch for in 2015

You should sleep walk to a salad bar. That, in a nutshell, is the current wisdom offered to consumers by activity monitors: walk more, sleep more and eat better. Not very helpful, is it? This lack of insight is a direct outcome of the market being slow to conclude that the data wearables produce –[…]

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If It’s Your Wearable, Don’t You Own the Healthcare Data?

Until recently, there were two kinds of healthcare data: Public health data sets, which are largely built from anonymous surveys and are, in theory, publicly available, but in practice, accessible and useable only by a small number of physician and researchers. Electronic Medical Records (EMRs), which are built from your individual interactions with healthcare providers,[…]

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In the future of wearables, the device doesn’t matter

As the wearables market continues to expand, the winners in the device space will be those that extend their value proposition off the user’s wrist, head, hip, etc., and into practical use cases and applications at home, work, play and in-care. – Scott In the future of wearable technology, the device is the least important[…]

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Wearables: Value props for enterprise health and wellness

A broad range of new digital health solutions and their resultant data points provide the raw materials to address key health and wellness issues in the enterprise — and it’s all about money. – Scott The enterprise health and wellness market in the United States was an estimated $6B in 2014, and is projected to[…]