From my guest post for BJUI, I look at trends in “Wearable Technology in Urology“, and how urologists need to start thinking about partnering with patients on quantified self and patient-generated health data (PGHD):
Everywhere I look these days, it seems like I am reading more and more about wearable technology. Earlier this year, I started using Fitbit to “quantify myself” in an effort to improve my overall health. As a urologist, I started wondering about the technology our patients might be wearing in the near future.
I did some research, and found some interesting examples of wearable technology in urology including diapers that warn of infection, leg bags that empower patients, and a sensor that helps ostomates track data with ostomy bags.
Read more on the BJUI Blog.