Article Abstract

A case for the smart use of smartwatch-based technologies

Authors: Tommaso Sanna

Abstract

The “Internet of Things” is connecting doctors with patients in previously unimaginable ways. In their recent manuscript, Bumgarner et al. investigated a possible role of a smartwatch-based technology (SBT) (Apple Smartwatch by Apple, Cupertino, California, USA bundled with the Kardia Band by AliveCor, Mountain View, California, USA) in the management of patients scheduled for cardioversion (1).