Wearable device implications in the healthcare industry
Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology
healthcare industry, regulation, Wearable device
© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This manuscript analyses the impact of wearable device technology in the healthcare industry. The authors provide an exploration of the different types of wearable technology that are becoming popular or are emerging into the consumer market and the personal health information and other user data these devices collect. The applications of wearable technology to healthcare and wellness are discussed, along with the impact of these devices on the industry. Finally, an analysis is provided, describing the current regulations in the US and UK that govern wearable devices and the impact of these device regulations on users and healthcare professionals.
Erdmier, Casey; Hatcher, Jason; and Lee, Michael, "Wearable device implications in the healthcare industry" (2016). Faculty Bibliography. 2994.