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Electronic Fitness Device

Overview#

Electronic Fitness Device or Activity Tracker or Fitness Tracker, is a device and or application for monitoring and logging fitness-related metrics such as distance walked or run, calorie consumption, and in some cases heartbeat and quality of sleep.

Most Mobile Devices also have capabilities for fitness-related metrics such as distance walked or run, calorie consumption.

The amount of data being collected by Electronic Fitness Device is enormous.

Electronic Fitness Devices and Mobile Devices data combined provide a near real-time stress test.

Electronic Fitness Device and Health Care#

There can be no more doubts that Electronic Fitness Devices combined with Big data can have significant impacts on Health Care.[2]

There are many, many Electronic Fitness Device available and in use today from many manufactures. However the data from Electronic Fitness Devices are generally in data that is not accessible to the individual (ie Patient) so that abnomolies and be added to the Patient's Personal Health Record.

Several vendors have created Health information portals with limited success. Much of the issues are related to difficulty in integration of the data.

Electronic Fitness Device Who Owns the Data#

one of the ongoing and growing questions of Electronic Fitness Device is Who Owns the Data

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