How Wearable Devices Are Changing Patient Care

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How Wearable Devices Are Changing Patient Care

Wearables caught on fast and their potential for clinical use is unlimited

By Sue Montgomery, RN, BSN, CPHN

Unless you were working the graveyard shift, you were probably fast asleep at 3:20 a.m. on August 24, 2014, when the Napa Valley earthquake hit. If you had a Jawbone UP fitness tracker on your wrist, the company knew if and when you awoke—as well as if and when you fell back to sleep. They were even able to correlate that data with your distance from the epicenter. Welcome to the future! Wearable Mania Wearable ...

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