Data · Exercise

Which small businesses are struggling to manage lots of diet & exercise data?

Matthew Maier, personal & community health experiments

October 23rd, 2018

I've been talking to personal trainers, nutritionists, and medical weight loss doctors. They sometimes have as many as 8 channels of information for each client. Are there any other businesses with a similar challenge I haven't mentioned?

Paul Garcia marketing exec & business advisor

November 1st, 2018

Academics. Consumers. Government research organizations. Community health services. Fitness hardware companies. Food/diet programs. Your question is vague.

Remember that you should have extra concern about PHI considering diet and exercise, especially as part of medical weight loss, can have extreme data security and privacy requirements. Some of the individuals you are communicating with may not be as savvy as they should be in knowing their obligation to protect client information or how they're allowed to store such information.

Coordinated care is a messy business for all health-adjacent providers and HCPs. And there are few incentives to commit to a system that can help, even if there are time savings.