Forget the image of grandma avoiding a cellphone or computer. “Older patients understand the significance of accepting technology to meet their growing healthcare needs” said Divan Dave CEO of OmniMD. They are using patient portals, medical kiosks, and patient health records to communicate with providers and keep track of their overall health, Dave said. Plus, those over 50 are tracking their own health with the help of phones and wearable technology. “Today’s patient can easily check their heart rate, track their calories, walking goals, sleep goals, and weight loss on their smart phones,” Dave Said.