Are mHealth sensors for babies doing more harm than good?

“mHealth technology designed for babies may be doing more harm than good. Smart devices and sensor-embedded clothing that track an infant’s vital signs and alert parents and caregivers through a smartphone app often trigger false alarms. That stresses out parents and, in some cases, leads to unnecessary hospital visits that can affect the infants. The problem is that these digital health and connected health products are creating a false impression of safety. And it’s all in the advertising.” Read more at mHealthIntelligence.

Categories: mHealth

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