How Is Health Technology Benefitting Patients?

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The holy grail of vision would be that every what we call health citizen, every person feels empowered to engage with themselves first in terms of measuring and tracking their own health data, trusting it to go to the clouds through their fit bit which I wear through the rising scales, through their glucose monitor if they're diabetic.

Data would go through the cloud, land in their own personal health record and in their physician's or medical homes electronic health record. Over time that data would stream and longitudinally a care provider, a diabetes educator, a nurse practitioner, a doctor could track what is going on in that patient's life, combined with things like mood trackers.

So we could tell if somebody was depressed which most people who have a chronic condition, have a common condition of depression, which is an sort of talked about fact, but it's a real big challenge in actually all developed countries, anyway these care providers could intervene, with people, if they could sense that a person wasn't taking their medications, that a person was sinking into a depression, so that you have a feedback loop, which many people write about like Thomas Goetz of wired how important it is to have that 360 degrees of health, so that a person is self-tracking aware of what they are doing everyday, but then there's another voice, another eye who can intervene to say, increase your diuretic Mr.

Smith because you've gained a pound of water and we don't want you to end up in the emergency room with your congestive.