Journal article

Quality Assurance of Health Wearables Data: Participatory Workshop on Barriers, Solutions, and Expectations

Robab Abdolkhani, Kathleen Gray, Ann Borda, Ruth DeSouza

JMIR mHealth and uHealth | JMIR PUBLICATIONS, INC | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The ubiquity of health wearables and the consequent production of patient-generated health data (PGHD) are rapidly escalating. However, the utilization of PGHD in routine clinical practices is still low because of data quality issues. There is no agreed approach to PGHD quality assurance; therefore, realizing the promise of PGHD requires in-depth discussion among diverse stakeholders to identify the data quality assurance challenges they face and understand their needs for PGHD quality assurance. OBJECTIVE: This paper reports findings from a workshop aimed to explore stakeholders' data quality challenges, identify their needs and expectations, and offer practical solutions. METHO..

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