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Commercial apps in a medical context

Watch this video to follow up with Anna and find out more about using commercial apps in a medical context.

You have seen all Anna’s data flows. Some of these data flows are generated by using commercial apps and wearables. Medical professionals are generally not big fans of using commercial apps and wearables in medical practice. This is for several reasons:

  1. It is not clear who has access to the data;

  2. It is not clear where the data is stored;

  3. Commercial apps and wearables are not always accurate, calibrated and tested.

Some of Anna’s data flows go abroad. You will learn more about cross-border transfer in the next activity.

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