Category : ResearchKit
Posted by:Nithin Rao July 7th, 2016
We cannot deny the widespread adoption of digital health. All major healthcare providers are adopting digital health at a strategic level. This undertaking is worth noticing not only because it will improve the efficiency of the healthcare industry but also because of it’s potential to transform personalized healthcare. I have listed the 5 key trends that we can see in … Continue reading “5 Key Trends In Digital Health”
Posted by:Nithin Rao June 21st, 2016
Quality physician –patient engagement is one of the most crucial elements of healthcare. Telehealth which started as a more evolved version of mHealth is one of the fastest growing physician-patient engagement platforms today. Telehealth today involves long distance patient/clinician contact and care, advice, reminders, education, intervention, monitoring and more. Here are some interesting stats on Telehealth. More than 67% of … Continue reading “9 Interesting Stats On Telehealth”
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 May 10th, 2016
Its the year of mHealth. And according to a recent market research report by MarketsandMarkets, so will the next few years. The global mHealth solutions market is expected to witness exponential growth in the coming years and is poised to reach a whopping USD 59.15 Billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 33.4% during the forecast period. According to … Continue reading “6 Key Factors That Can Make Your mHealth App Successful”
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”
Posted by:Shyam Deval March 29th, 2016
There is no denying the impact of mHealth apps on healthcare. It continues to revolutionize the way healthcare is delivered. From being a repository of useful information, to helping patients become more active participants in their care to remote patient monitoring and more, health apps continue to push the boundaries. These apps also provide a wealth of actionable insights to … Continue reading “mHealth Apps and HIPAA : New Guidance Sheds More Light”
Posted by:Shyam Deval March 23rd, 2016
Apple ResearchKit is coming up on its one-year birthday very shortly and what a year it has been for the framework. From the initial set of 5 Apps introduced along with the release of the framework last April, the number of apps now using RK has grown to almost 25 with new apps introduced almost every month. Besides the apps … Continue reading “ResearchKit and CareKit – Apple’s Vision For Health Apps”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao March 11th, 2016
There is no lack of innovations in medical research – in new treatments, drug development or findings ultimately directed at better health outcomes. But one area that is begging for innovation is ironically the one area that is moving the slowest – the area of making the whole process of research less burdensome to the participants and patients. Research participants … Continue reading “Medical Research – Mobile Apps for Research Participants”

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