Wearable fitness devices have been a hot topic in health and wellness for a few years now. Wearable fitness devices can be used to track physical activity, sleep, and heart rate and are often paired with a smartphone or website to track and store data. Several technology companies are revealing new wearables that could be used in patient care. For this assignment discuss:
- What impact the wearable devices had made on the health and wellness of the public through monitoring health conditions – physical activity, blood glucose, blood pressure, pulse rate?
- What are their potential benefits for remote patients’ monitoring?
- What could be their potential security vulnerabilities for health data being transmitted wirelessly?