Watches and the Real World

Don Wickelgren
June 9, 2021

People will use what they can to stay on time with their health. This study shows people with heart conditions are using watches to monitor themselves. This is neither good nor bad but we’re learning what happens.

This trend will grow and both successes and failures will occur. Ultimately, we’ll learn and improve not only the devices but the way we use them.




Don Wicklegren is Xilium's founder. He is a technologist by profession who started his career pre-internet in remote medical technology and learning. He has worked in both small and large corporations with world-wide remote staff and became a part of the team who developed the first commercial internet. As an entrepreneur, he started his first technology company in 2001. In Xilium, he focuses on innovating solutions for the US healthcare system.