Category : mHealth
Posted by:Ranjani Rao September 16th, 2016
Apple’s ResearchKit has made great inroads into medical research studies that are open to a wide audience, do not require medical intervention and where participants can self-select and sign up. The main reason that Apple ResearchKit has been so successful here is the fact that research study participation is through mobile apps that allow participants to participate at … Continue reading “Apple ResearchKit, Medical Research and Pharma Research Studies”
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Posted by:Nithin Rao September 14th, 2016
Sanofi, the French pharmaceutical company and Verily Life Sciences invested $500 million in a company called Onduo. This joint venture will focus on diabetes management. It will help people manage their condition with solutions ranging from medication management to improved habits. The joint venture, based in Cambridge, MA will initially focus on Type 2 Diabetes and will use each company’s … Continue reading “Verily Life Sciences, Sanofi and Diabetes Management”
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Posted by:McKinley Hackett September 12th, 2016
The medical industry has been on a journey to improve efficiencies and communications. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $120,000,000 to enroll 350,000 participants via mobile phones… Doctors Moving to Mobile Only 16% of healthcare professional currently use mobile applications with their patients, but 46% plan to do so in the next 5 years. According to Research … Continue reading “Doctors Moving To Mobile Patient Engagement”
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Posted by:Shyam Deval September 7th, 2016
With everyone’s eye set on the launch of the seventh iteration of the iPhone, what excites me more is Apple in Healthcare. The consistent strides that Apple is making in healthcare is noteworthy. In 2014 Apple launched HealthKit and in early 2015 it launched ResearchKit and later in 2016 it launched CareKit. Very recently it purchased patient information data gathering … Continue reading “The Rise Of Apple In Healthcare: What You Should Know”
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Posted by:Shyam Deval August 17th, 2016
Along with a lot of show, pomp and sports prowess, on display at the Rio Olympics 2016 is a lot of technology. Wearables, to be precise. Always a hot favorite with all sportspeople and coaches, regardless of the sport they play, wearables are playing a key role in athletic success. Team USA has a Director of Technology and Innovation, Mounir … Continue reading “Wearables : Scoring Huge Wins At Rio Olympics 2016”
Posted by:McKinley Hackett August 11th, 2016
Apple sold 40 million iPhones were sold last quarter, which is 15% less than last year. Q3 2016 revenue was $42.4 billion, compared to $49.6 billion. These declining device revenues open up an increase in mobile app revenues and services. As part of promoting more app downloads, Apple has a new Reality Show coming out next year, 2017. Planet of … Continue reading “Declining Apple Device Sales Drives A New Reality Show!”
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”

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