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What the Fitbit lawsuit means for clinical researchers

Dr. Samuel Volchenboum Crunch Network Contributor Dr. Samuel Volchenboum is the director of the Center for Research Informatics at the University of Chicago, a board-certified pediatric hematologist and oncologist and a co-founder of Litmus Health. How to join the network Fitbit is facing a class-action lawsuit regarding the accuracy of their heart-rate data, which have been shown to be inaccurate by a margin of up to 20 beats per …