One of the advantages of devices is that they’re really good at collecting vast amounts of data. One of the problems we have in healthcare is that our medical devices collect a lot more healthcare data than we actually use. It’s too bad since no doubt there is a lot more benefit we could receive from all the medical device data we’re collecting.
This point was really driven home when I saw the infographic below from Capsule which looked at The Power of Medical Device Data. Take a look and see what I mean and then ask yourself, how could we better use medical device data?