Category : DigitalHealth
Posted by:Ranjani Rao August 10th, 2016
Q was ahead of his time as he equipped Bond with a host of cool, miniature devices – trackers to monitor Bond’s whereabouts, homing devices on Bond’s clothing, exploding pens and most interesting of all, an implanted microchip to monitor Bond’s vital signs and transmit the data back to MI6 for analysis – to name a few… Smart pills are … Continue reading “James Bond, Q, Wearables and Now, Ingestibles (License to Pill!)”
Posted by:Shyam Deval August 3rd, 2016
The Precision Medicine Initiative was announced by President Obama in his 2015 State of the Union Address. This initiative seeks to revolutionize the way diseases are treated through a thorough research effort aimed at studying individual differences in people and how these differences affect treatment and care. Moving away from a ‘one size fits all’ approach, this effort seeks to … Continue reading “Precision Medicine And Mobile Apps – What’s The Connection ?”
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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: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:Nithin Rao July 7th, 2016
We cannot deny the widespread adoption of digital health. All major healthcare providers are adopting digital health at a strategic level. This undertaking is worth noticing not only because it will improve the efficiency of the healthcare industry but also because of it’s potential to transform personalized healthcare. I have listed the 5 key trends that we can see in … Continue reading “5 Key Trends In Digital Health”

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