The rapidly expanding healthcare Internet of Things, including remote monitoring technology, wearables, and apps, is empowering consumers to use their personal health information to manage their own health to a greater extent than ever before. We have always provided tools to consumers in support of accessing and sharing health information as active participants in their care. As digital innovation expands, so are the data sources, formats, content, and types of patient generated health data (PGHD). This article discusses management considerations for maintaining a balance between the added value of PGHD and the integrity of the electronic health record.
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