Around 12-15 million people use wearable technology for health care - a market that includes Fitbit, Apple, Samsung and LG. MarketWatch spoke to Kate McCarthy, a health-care analyst that manages a rare disease using an Apple Watch and a service dog.
Studies show that patients who are actively engaged in their own healthcare have better outcomes and lower costs, but many Americans lack the skills and confidence to be this kind of patient. Laura Landro and University of Oregon researcher Dr. Judith Hibbard discuss. Photo: Videoblocks.