NPR asks the question that is on all of our minds. What happens when all that health tracking data from our smart phones and devices ends up in the doctor's office? Not much, according to this story from NPR.
NPR notes: "The problem is, just because a device looks shiny and new doesn't mean it's useful. FitBits and Apple Watches aren't regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. In fact the FDA doesn't intend to regulate what it calls "low-risk devices" that are only intended to promote general wellness, like weight loss, physical fitness or stress management. Only medical devices that are intended for use in the diagnosis or treatment of disease need FDA approval."