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UCB, MC10 complete Parkinson's trial, plan to publish data in 2017

UCB, MC10 complete Parkinson's trial, plan to publish data in 2017 | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Cambridge-based MC10, which makes paper-thin adhesive health sensors, and Belgium-based pharma company UCB have completed the Parkinson's study they began in 2014 and are aiming to publish the results later this year, the two companies announced.
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Apple's Gliimpse acquisition will help you access and share your medical records

Apple's Gliimpse acquisition will help you access and share your medical records | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Gliimpse's mission was to make electronic health records more accessible, while still protecting your personal data.
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Microsoft India launches global research group to develop AI-powered eye care

Microsoft India launches global research group to develop AI-powered eye care | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Microsoft India is launching a research group that will leverage artificial intelligence to deliver large-scale eye care in collaboration with Hyderabad-based L V Prasad Eye Institute.
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Consumer health tech companies are moving increasingly into healthcare

Consumer health tech companies are moving increasingly into healthcare | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
More and more, direct-to-consumer wearables companies are moving into business-to-business healthcare markets. It's not exactly a surprising move -- the potential for consumer technology to encourage healthier lifestyle choices is a core thesis of digital health, and one that could have big implications for healthcare as it faces a rise in chronic conditions.
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Stanford researchers: Sustained engagement is a challenge for ResearchKit app

Stanford researchers: Sustained engagement is a challenge for ResearchKit app | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
MyHeart Counts, one of the original five Apple ResearchKit studies, has had its first publication, in JAMA Cardiology.
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Stanford launches ResearchKit study on peripheral artery disease

Stanford launches ResearchKit study on peripheral artery disease | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine have launched a clinical study using Apple’s ResearchKit to monitor the daily activity of people with peripheral artery disease (PAD).
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Mass Gen ResearchKit app GlucoSuccess shows impact of data insights on behavior in diabetes patients

Mass Gen ResearchKit app GlucoSuccess shows impact of data insights on behavior in diabetes patients | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Dr. Dennis Ausiello, director of the Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH) at Massachusetts General Hospital, says the smartphone is “the greatest medical device ever made”.
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American Heart Association looks for cure in the cloud

American Heart Association looks for cure in the cloud | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Executives at the American Heart Association are betting that the cure for heart disease, stroke and diabetes lies in the cloud.
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Executive leading HealthKit, other software platforms leaves Apple

Executive leading HealthKit, other software platforms leaves Apple | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
An executive hired to lead teams responsible for HealthKit, CareKit, and ResearchKit -- as well as related machine learning algorithms -- has left Apple after just a few months on the job, a report said on Friday.
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Apple ResearchKit and CareKit: Everything you need to know - Pocket-lint

Apple ResearchKit and CareKit: Everything you need to know - Pocket-lint | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Apple wants to turn iPhones from across the world into devices that collect scientific data for medical research. Back in March 2015 the Cupertino company
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Apple partners with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline for first clinical study

Apple partners with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline for first clinical study | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
In March last year, Apple unveiled ResearchKit — a medical platform designed to turn the iPhone into a diagnostic tool for clinical trials and studies. Now, Apple has found its firs
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The Greatest Medical Device Ever Made

The Greatest Medical Device Ever Made | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Dr. Dennis Ausiello, Director of the Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH) at Massachusetts General Hospital, says the smartphone is “the greatest medical device ever made”. (Click here to learn more). And of course it is true. The smartphone can be the point of convergence for all information related to a patient’s health. “The Greatest Medical Device Ever Made”
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Apple entices its first big drug company to ResearchKit

Apple entices its first big drug company to ResearchKit | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Although Apple's ResearchKit is almost two years old, the platform has mainly been reserved for clinical studies hosted by universities and medica
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The first CareKit apps go live, focusing on babies, diabetes, and depression

The first CareKit apps go live, focusing on babies, diabetes, and depression | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
CareKit, Apple's latest health initiative, makes it easier to share information with your doctor. The first apps to go live in the App Store focus on babies, diabetes, and depression.
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Apple's big plan for HealthKit would put all your medical data in one spot

Apple's big plan for HealthKit would put all your medical data in one spot | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Apple is reportedly working on electronic health record software that would take all of your information and make it easier for doctors to diagnose.
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Mount Sinai's patient services app, MountSinaiNY, expands to Android

Mount Sinai's patient services app, MountSinaiNY, expands to Android | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Mount Sinai Health System’s patient services app, which was developed with BioTime subsidiary LifeMap Solutions, is now available to Android users.
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Mount Sinai, LifeMap add doctor view, EHR integration to ResearchKit asthma app

Mount Sinai, LifeMap add doctor view, EHR integration to ResearchKit asthma app | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and LifeMap Solutions have updated the asthma app, called Asthma Health, that they created for ResearchKit, Apple's open source platform that helps researchers build medical apps and recruit patients for clinical trials.
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Patients and their caregivers have an expanding role to play in clinical research

Patients and their caregivers have an expanding role to play in clinical research | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Patients and their caregivers are playing increasingly prominent roles in research and healthcare technology innovation. As with any emerging shift in healthcare, creating the right foundation to facilitate more robust, inclusive and insightful research comes with challenges, which is where the National Patient Powered Research Network (PPRN) comes in.
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Medable launches Axon, enabling researchers to build ResearchKit apps without developers

Medable launches Axon, enabling researchers to build ResearchKit apps without developers | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Palo Alto-based healthcare app and analytics platform Medable announced the launch of Axon, a SmartStudy system that enables researchers to create and deploy ResearchKit app for clinical trials or research studies on their own, without having to work with a developer.
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ResearchKit: Can Apple solve the big first mile problem in healthcare ?

ResearchKit: Can Apple solve the big first mile problem in healthcare ? | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Solving the first and last mile problems in healthcare requires a transformative approach with technology. Early efforts by Jefferson Health and REACHnet provide some insights into what is to come.
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Apple's health push continues with reported buyout of digital records firm Gliimpse

Apple's health push continues with reported buyout of digital records firm Gliimpse | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Earlier this year Apple purchased personal health data startup Gliimpse, a report revealed on Monday, potentially setting the stage for enhancements to CareKit, HealthKit, and ResearchKit.
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What the Fitbit lawsuit means for clinical researchers

What the Fitbit lawsuit means for clinical researchers | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Fitbit is facing a class-action lawsuit regarding the accuracy of their heart-rate data, which have been shown to be inaccurate by a margin of up to 20 beats..
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Apple CareKit, ResearchKit: 6 Apps Aiming For A Healthier World - InformationWeek

Apple CareKit, ResearchKit: 6 Apps Aiming For A Healthier World - InformationWeek | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
Apple has introduced an emboldened version of its successful ResearchKit platform -- now a year old -- as well as CareKit, an open-source platform that's the natural extension of what ResearchKit is now making possible. Here's a look at the frameworks and 6 new health-related apps that were created using them.
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New ResearchKit app takes aim at arthritis

New ResearchKit app takes aim at arthritis | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has become the first drugmaker to use Apple's ResearchKit platform to carry out important clinical res
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Doctors Moving To Mobile Patient Engagement

Doctors Moving To Mobile Patient Engagement | Apple ResearchKit | Scoop.it
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 “Doctors Moving To Mobile Patient Engagement”
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