Patients will use health wearables to reduce trips to the doctor

Can an Apple on your wrist keep the doctor away?

Turns out, patients might be more willing to wear an Apple Watch, or some other sort of wearable, if it means fewer trips to see the doctor, according to a survey from VivaLNK, a connected healthcare solutions company. Hospitals and health systems are testing out health wearable devices to monitor patients’ health. But the monitoring programs only work if patients use them.



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