Digital Diagnoses- Smart Devices Monitoring our Health
Are you one of the 15 million Australians who owns a smartphone? Do you take it with you everywhere you go? To the shops, to work, to bed? Maybe you also own a smartwatch or another smart wearable device. If you do, the data these devices are collecting about you may be able to predict when you might get sick- even before you get symptoms.
Jess chatted to Dr Caleb Ferguson Senior Research Fellow at the Western Sydney Nursing & Midwifery Research Centre, to find out what kinds of health data your smart devices might be tracking, and whether your privacy is at risk.