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 …

MCT-Congress Edinburgh 2014

MCT-Congress Edinburgh 2014

This year the city of Edinburgh played host to a first time event called the MCT-Congress. The event was hosted at Edinburgh’s award winning conference centre, the EICC. We attended as delegates with a view to getting a good look at the clinical trial industry from the subject/patient aspects of trial management. The theme of […]

Smart membrane detects heart attacks

Smart membrane detects heart attacks

Biomedical engineers at the Washington University in St Louis have created a 3D-printed membrane filled with sensors that could be the key to saving people from heart failure. It works on a similar principle to Google’s recently announced smart contract lens which uses tiny circuitry to detect glucose levels but apparently this technology is much …