Wearable adoption must turn focus on chronic illness populations

Healthcare providers and payers looking to leverage patient-generated health data through consumer wearable adoption are going to have to broaden the userbase, specifically tapping into chronic illness populations, according to a new report from Forrester.

Consumer Wearables Generate Good Data, But It’s From The Wrong Consumers — And It’s Not Helping Healthcare Providers outlines how patient-generated health data (PGHD) has the potential to supplement both provider and payer care management strategies, but currently the PGHD pool is limited.



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