Wearables have become so popular that many people are wearing them 24/7. Smartwatches and fitness bands are worn for entertainment, fitness, and general health. People are taking their health seriously enough to want to measure everything from heart rate to sleep quality. Concepts like wearable technologies and electronic health records (EHR) will be increasingly intertwined, as they can improve each other’s capabilities. That’s why it makes sense to view them as complementary technologies: they are designed to work together to improve health care. For example, EHR systems can create a searchable, longitudinal history of a patient’s health, and wearables can monitor vital signs and reportRead More →