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Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

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Mobile's role in population health management

-reproduced from Fierce Healthcare

University of Illinois’s Schatz says that while smart clothes, such as undershirts or socks with sensors built in, would be ideal for measuring population health from a functionality standpoint, such tools have not hit the mass market yet. For now, he says, phones and fitness devices are the most realistic options for tools that already are widely deployed.

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