How mobile devices can offer insights into clinical trials

Mobile devices have become more than just a tool for communication, as different industries have found a way to incorporate the technology to make their work processes efficient, smart, and more effective over time. One particular sector that benefits from mobile devices is the medical industry, especially in providing insights that can further help …

Should you design your medical mobile App as Native, Hybrid or HTML5?

Should you design your medical mobile App as Native, Hybrid or HTML5?

Users from all fields are increasingly using their smartphones and tablets for their extreme multitasking abilities and their efficiency. The medical field is no exception. The opportunity to touch the patient in healthcare and clinical research is large. Companies, organisations or healthcare institutions may want their connected applications to run …

How the Apple ResearchKit, HealthKit and Health App all fits together!

How the Apple ResearchKit, HealthKit and Health App all fits together!

In our last post, we have showed you the framework of the Apple ResearchKit and how to use it to build YOUR App. In this blog we will be talking about how the Apps that are built with the Apple ResearchKit, communicates with other apps and how it is stored in the database. There are […]

Let’s write Apps with Apple ResearchKit!

Let’s write Apps with Apple ResearchKit!

Yes, the much-awaited Apple ResearchKit is now live! Now, how do we use it? Let’s get back to the main picture! Introduction The Apple ResearchKit is an open source software framework (which means that the code used to write the software is visible by the public and anyone can use it!)[1], which is specially designed […]

MCT Congress 2015

MCT Congress 2015

The emergence of patient-centric applications provides a great opportunity for pharmaceutical drug developers to engage patients and create a direct, relationship with them. The clinical trial space provides an excellent channel to leverage these technologies. The integration of mobile technology in new clinical trial design and business strategy development …

mHealth reduces the cost of clinical trials

mHealth reduces the cost of clinical trials

Digital health, one of the biggest trends in 2015, is essentially the integration of technology in healthcare. There are many emerging solutions offering so much potential to innovate in delivery and streamlining processes in the healthcare industry. Mobile Health (mHealth) is perhaps the most promising opportunity today. A subset of digital health …

Wearable Biomarker Detection

Wearable Biomarker Detection

There’s a lot of activity in the mHealth sector around the treatment and monitoring of diabetes. The key to this activity is the ability to monitor blood sugar levels in order to alert people with diabetes to subtle but important changes in blood chemistry. Biomedical engineers are creating a wearable that achieves this which could […]

Smartphone breath-analysis for diagnosis

Smartphone breath-analysis for diagnosis

Within two years, smartphone sized devices could sample your breath as a means to test for cancer according to Billy Boyle, cofounder and president for Owlstone Nanotech. Owlstone is a spinout company from the University of Cambridge. It was initially set up to develop handheld military sensors able to detect chemicals and toxic gases in […]

Samsung’s Simband Health Wearable

Samsung’s Simband Health Wearable

Self-health biometric monitoring is a trend that’s only going to grow in the immediate future.  Various companies are now beginning to roll out prototypes and products showcasing what will be possible in monitoring personal health. Samsung has recently outlined their vision for wearable sensor devices that track fitness and other health biometrics.  …