The new era of mobile health tech has a big gotcha

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New platforms from Samsung and Apple hold great promise, but they also feed into unrealistic hopes

Mike Mitchell‘s insight:

This salient observation about heath measurement devices: The American health system is not designed or motivated to utilize them.  So sure, you could build the most valuable heath monitoring gadget, but they will only be useful for the self motivated, like serious athletes. For the rest of laymen they are as likely as the a Thighmaster or Tiabo to end up a garage sale fodder. 

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