Category : iOS
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: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 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 5th, 2016
There is a beauty to a job well done – and a satisfaction in getting it right. And especially when we talk of complex projects that call for a good use of logic, design and analysis; it’s amazing how proper efforts in all stages of the project can lead to a well-orchestrated end result and a product the team can … Continue reading “The 3-Legged Stool and A Complex Project: An Analogy”
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 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: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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