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Posted by:McKinley Hackett July 28th, 2016
In a strange way, Pokémon Go is also driving increased activity for our youth, as kids search for elusive Pokémon by walking around. As we continue to engage with technology to help us manage our health, we embark on the crossroads of IoT and Patient Engagement. First off, IoT stands for the Internet of Things, and Wearables will generate $14 … Continue reading “The Patient Engagement in an IoT Pokémon Go World”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao July 27th, 2016
1) It may be old news and is probably stating the obvious – but almost everyone has smartphones and more importantly, are used to doing everything on their phones. So why would they want answer their study questions on their desktop or even worse, on paper? 2) In research studies, data is king. Anything that makes data collection easier, quality … Continue reading “How to Make a Case for Mobile Apps in Medical Research Studies”
Posted by:Danielle Pouletsos July 26th, 2016
This is a guest blog by Danielle Pouletsos. She completed her BS in Health Science with a concentration in Public Health and Community Health Education in 2005. She earned her Master of Public Health degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago and specialized in Public Health Informatics in 2009. She has worked in the non-profit sector for over 10 … Continue reading “The Positive Impact of mHealth on Anticoagulation Therapy -Part II”
Posted by:Danielle Pouletsos July 21st, 2016
This is a guest blog by Danielle Pouletsos. She completed her BS in Health Science with a concentration in Public Health and Community Health Education in 2005. She earned her Master of Public Health degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago and specialized in Public Health Informatics in 2009. She has worked in the non-profit sector for over 10 … Continue reading “The Hassle of Anticoagulation Management and The Positive Impact of mHealth-Part 1”
Posted by:Shyam Deval July 20th, 2016
You read that right – it’s not Sherlock saying it this time! IBM Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities and superhuman intelligence stands it in good stead to switch roles with the legendary fictitious detective Sherlock Holmes who could crack the most mind-boggling of mysteries, find answers to the unanswered questions everyone had and draw insights from information in a way no … Continue reading “It’s Elementary, Says (IBM) Watson!”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao July 19th, 2016
More than an year after its introduction, Apple’s ResearchKit platform is finally being used by a pharma company in its clinical trial. GlaxoSmithKline ( GSK) is using ResearchKit to gather valuable patient data from 300 rheumatoid arthritis patients in a study. GSK’s app tracks many common symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis patients such as joint pain and fatigue and gathers data … Continue reading “Apple ResearchKit’s Maiden Venture With A Pharma Company !”
Posted by:McKinley Hackett July 14th, 2016
A few weeks ago Glucose Advisors has added a fantastic resource for people with diabetes to better manage their health and activity. There are 1.25 Americans living with T1D (Type 1 Diabetes), including 200,000 youth (less than 20 years old). Less than 1/3 of the people with T1D are achieving target glucose control levels and there is $14B … Continue reading “Glucose Advisors Diabetes IoT App”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao July 13th, 2016
When Apple came out with the ResearchKit more than a year ago, its goal was to ‘use technology to solve some of the biggest problems facing medical research’. And from then to now, there has been a lot of demonstrable progress in the field of research with the use of ResearchKit. Mobile apps that use the … Continue reading “Apple ResearchKit And Its Impact So Far”
Posted by:Nithin Rao July 12th, 2016
With mobile devices becoming inevitable extensions of individuals, the healthcare industry has embraced mobility to improve, innovate and transform the very way it works. From making it easier for physicians to engage patients to affording busy nurses precious extra time, mobile apps have come to benefit diverse stakeholders. Hospitals and patients alike benefit from the power of text, voice, data … Continue reading “The mHealth Roadmap To Success-Infographic Inside!”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao July 8th, 2016
Participant recruitment is one of the biggest challenges for any study and if you plan to launch an Apple ResearchKit or ResearchStack based study in the form of a mobile app, the challenge just gets more interesting! Mobile apps give you the power of reaching out to a multitude of people across demographics. It is important to leverage the tenets … Continue reading “Participant Recruitment Ideas For Your Mobile-App Based Study”

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