Promoting and incentivizing healthy lifestyle practices in the United States is of national importance. Digital health devices, such as mobile and wearable devices and software applications, have potential for promoting healthy lifestyle practices and preventing the development or progression of cardiovascular disease. The use of mobile health devices has increased substantially in recent years; a national survey of 4000 adults in the United States in 2017 found that 24% of respondents reported using wearable devices.1
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Raber I, McCarthy CP, Yeh RW. Health Insurance and Mobile Health Devices: Opportunities and Concerns. JAMA. 2019;321(18):1767–1768. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.3353
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