Smart Ways to Manage Health Need Smart Regulation
By: Bakul Patel, M.S., M.B.A. and Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D. Engaged patients! Quantified self! Lifelogging! These buzzwords describe an exciting technology-based, patient-centered approach to living healthier. The myriad of systems that record, share, and use personal and health data have become a significant help for many of us by putting information at our fingertips to use when and where we think it might help promote a healthy lifestyle.