Category : mHealth
Posted by:McKinley Hackett November 15th, 2016
Using patient medical records including assessments, tests, procedures and other relevant medical history for Clinical Trials has been a common-place practice supported by very robust and comprehensive platform systems. With the pervasiveness of mobile devices, healthcare wearable’s and other sensors, there is a tremendous opportunity to collect rich and more complete dataset directly from patients. Medidata Patient Cloud is a … Continue reading “Patient-Centric Clinical Research: Panel Discussion at Medidata Symposium 2016”
Posted by:Nithin Rao November 15th, 2016
This interview was posted earlier on the contaractiq blog. We’re featuring Boston Technology Corporation today as part of our Top App Developers Interview series. They’re an interesting company that specialise in Health Apps. Here we’re in conversation with their President, Shyam Deval, who takes us through the company’s journey & gives his view on the current state of … Continue reading “INTERVIEWING SHYAM DEVAL FROM BOSTON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION – TOP BOSTON APP DEVELOPER”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao October 12th, 2016
This blog is a quick tutorial for creating Consent Document for a ResearchKit based study app. ResearchKit allows you to develop a Consent document for your study app with a few building blocks. There are different Consent sections you can choose to have therein. ResearchKit provides some default consent sections that you can re-use with your own content filled in. … Continue reading “Creating a Consent Document for ResearchKit apps: A Quick Tutorial”
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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!)”

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