Defining the Evidence for Personal Connected Health and Research Gaps
September 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Personal Connected Health is defined as improving health and wellness through connectivity which empowers the individual. The connected health movement relies fundamentally on patient-facing devices and technology, promising to support patients in their proactive, self-management efforts. In spite of a growing market, many have questioned the effectiveness of apps and devices to have an impact on health. This presentation will review the state of the evidence for personal connected health through a topical review and discuss the research issues unique to this new area of study. Attendees are encouraged to discuss possible solutions to the research challenges and gaps in this emerging field.