Category : Mobile App Development
Posted by:McKinley Hackett August 25th, 2016
Ok, I made the title to grab your attention. In the world of needing to use a bathroom outside at parks and construction sites, companies like United Site Services has devised a great way to make sure portable restrooms are clean and accessible. Typically some staff person at a park or at a construction site is responsible for checking on … Continue reading “Smartphone Enabled Porta Potty”
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: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: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: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: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 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:Shyam Deval July 20th, 2016
You read that right – it’s not Sherlock saying it this time! IBM Watson’s cognitive computing capabilities and superhuman intelligence stands it in good stead to switch roles with the legendary fictitious detective Sherlock Holmes who could crack the most mind-boggling of mysteries, find answers to the unanswered questions everyone had and draw insights from information in a way no … Continue reading “It’s Elementary, Says (IBM) Watson!”
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 !”

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