The usefulness of patients sharing their data from FitBits, Apple Watches and mobile apps with physicians remains questionable, according to a new infographic of the results of a study by WebMd on the topic.
The infographic looks at how often patients share data; what happens when patients share data; and how many providers provide patients with the opportunity to send in their data via email or to a portal.
Digital health, also referred to as 'connected health,' leverages technology to help identify, track and manage health problems and challenges faced by patients. Person-centric health management is slowly acknowledging the device-driven lives of patients and health plan members and incorporating these tools into care delivery and management efforts.
2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Digital Health examines program goals, platforms, components, development strategies, target populations and health conditions, patient engagement metrics, results and challenges reported by more than 100 healthcare organizations responding to the February 2016 Digital Health survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
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