Jennifer Langston reports on a trend that is overwhelming physicians: patients bringing in detailed, self-collected health data. Using step-counting devices, food-tracking apps, and paper diaries, people are gathering their numbers and asking their doctors to interpret them. In UW Today, Jennifer (@langstonjen) describes University of Washington research to approach this challenge from the patient, physician, and app-developer angles.
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