Patients, doctors should work together to harness data from health apps

By Mike Sherry, HCF guest blogger and KHI News Service journalist

Headlines about the national security apparatus have served as a reminder that our digital lives say a lot about who we are as individuals.

Some may view this dimly when it involves government workers sifting through cell phone records. But people who study the science of data have coined a new phrase to describe how our electronic footprints can drive positive health outcomes.