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Penn Today: Patients Stick with Smartphone Activity Trackers Longer than Wearable Devices

“Six months after discharge, smartphone users were 32 percent more likely to continue sending health data to the research team than those using wearables.” “Most people with smartphones take them everywhere they go. Since carrying the phone is already a built-in habit, it makes it much easier to use the device to track activity levels,” says the study’s lead author, Mitesh Patel. Dr. Patel’s study was published in the JAMA Network Open journal. Read more at PennToday