How to screen for diseases digitally without causing more harm than good.
These days, digital health innovators are surrounded by temptations to predict as many diseases as possible because it is becoming so easy. There are four reasons for that:
- IoT-based tools, like the Apple Watch, equipped with medical-grade sensors, are becoming part of our daily lives.
- Data stored in electronic health records are often easier to access than before.
- Many apps now start collecting data, e.g. Patient Reported Outcome Measurement (PROMs) or…