Your body generated millions of data points every day and this video illustrates why and what can be done with these data.
Today, heart bear data can be interpreted as normal or abnormal. Other aspects of our health are a lot less clear cut. Sleep patterns for example are difficult to evaluate beyond a very basic understanding. Once enough data is collected though, a not only better, but personalized, benchmarks will be available to give us clues and alerts to allow us to adjust our behaviors to lead healthier lives. This, in much more efficient ways than the hit or miss approach of modern medicine.
Take a look below and let me know what this inspires you.
The best rebuttal of privacy concerns as they relate to insurance companies using this data to adjust rates or insurability is from Google co-founder Larry Page and in the tweet after the video.
Health records privacy: “worried health insurance denial? Makes no sense. Insurance rules should be changed to allow every1″ -Larry Page #io
— Yacine Baroudi (@YacineBaroudi) May 17, 2013