Category : Apple
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”
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”
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”
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 June 15th, 2016
As Apple unveiled iOS10 at WWDC, Tim Cook called it the ‘mother of all updates’. Siri definitely took the spotlight along with a host of other announcements. Most notable was the fact that more access was being given to third-party developers. From keyboards and widgets, third-party developers now have access to applications like Siri and Messages. Other iOS10 highlights include … Continue reading “WWDC – Siri In The Spotlight And Other iOS10 Highlights”
Posted by:McKinley Hackett June 14th, 2016
Every Father’s Day we are challenged with trying to figure out what’s the best gift to get your father. Hey I just put together a listing of the Top 10 Gifts for 2016 for your dad we will take a look at the corresponding apps that will drive the best level of enjoyment and excitement for your dad. An average … Continue reading “Father’s Day… There’s An App For That”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao June 8th, 2016
Physicians routinely ask patients to maintain a diary of their symptoms, to track the course of the condition, the efficacy of the treatment and the wellbeing of the patients… CareKit is a software development framework from Apple to build mobile apps that allow a user to keep track of their condition – a diary, in other words. Hospitals can build … Continue reading “Apple CareKit and What It Means for Hospitals, Physicians and Patients”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao June 3rd, 2016
A report by Rock Health defines Digital biomarkers as physiological and behavioral measures collected via connected tools. With the advent of smartphones and wearables, consumers are now empowered to continuously track measures like blood pressure or heart rate. These values can then be shared with their physicians giving them unparalleled access to key health data. No longer is data confined … Continue reading “Digital Biomarkers and Digital Health Data – What’s in store ?”
Posted by:Shyam Deval April 12th, 2016
Apple has been making progressive strides in the field of mHealth. First, it was the introduction of the Health app, that gave an easy-to-read dashboard of health and fitness data. The accompanying HealthKit framework let developers make useful health and fitness apps that worked seamlessly with the device. So, it was now possible for data from a blood pressure app … Continue reading “3 Reasons To Sit Up and Take Notice of Apple’s CareKit”
Posted by:Shyam Deval April 5th, 2016
Success is critical for many organizations that try new technologies which in turn changes the conventional way of doing things. The healthcare industry has been constantly changing and evolving and is no exception. One of the most sought after technology is that of mobile phone usage in healthcare. Mobile Health (mHealth) has been around for a while at last count, … Continue reading “mHealth Success Stories: Lessons to Learn”

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