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Work group delves into deluge of health data, offers best practices
Modern Healthcare

Healthcare providers are receiving a much larger volume of personal health data from patients with the proliferation of smartphones, tablets and home- and wearable-monitoring devices. And expert groups are studying these developments and crafting recommendations for providers on how best to handle and use these data, enhancing patient care and minimizing liability.

“There is an expected deluge coming,” said Dr. Jonathan Wald, director of patient-centered technologies at RTI International, a North Carolina think tank.