Why are adults using health care devices?

Just a fun look at how people are using connected health devices from Internet Innovation Alliance…

It doesn’t actually say how many (or what percentage of) adults use a device for heath reasons but I think we could conservatively say a third do. I wore a Fitbit for years and I have to say for myself it did get me thinking about how to sneak in extra steps. So now I walk outside whenever I have a conference call. I’m getting exercise and I’m not distracted with my email. When I’m in a waiting room, I tend to pace. I park at the back of the lot.

It’s a little way that being online can make life a little better – for those who have access.

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About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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