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  • Mobile Health

    The Power of Wearables, Sensors, and Apps to Transform Clinical Trials

    Mobile Health

    The Power of Wearables, Sensors, and Apps to Transform Clinical Trials

    Organizers: Glen de Vries (Medidata Solutions), John J. Mastrototaro (Medtronic), Bernard Munos (FasterCures), Fiorenzo Omenetto (Tufts University), Leonard Sacks (U.S. Food and Drug Administration), Melanie Brickman Stynes (The New York Academy of Sciences), Brooke Grindlinger (The New York Academy of Sciences), and Daniel Radiloff (The New York Academy of Sciences)Presented by Medidata and the New York Academy of Sciences
    Reported by Ann Griswold | Posted December 15, 2015

    Overview

    Mobile technology has become ubiquitous in everyday life, and mobile devices are now being used to improve human health. Wireless medical sensors, or mobile biosensors, allow clinicians and researchers to gather real-time biometric data on a massive scale, via wearable gadgets and implantable medical devices. The information retrieved from mobile biosensors could revolutionize how clinical research is conducted and how disease therapies are delivered.

    On September 30 and October 1, 2015, professionals from science, engineering, analytics, health care, business, and government gathered for a conference on Mobile Health: The Power of Wearables, Sensors, and Apps to Transform Clinical Trials, presented by Medidata and the New York Academy of Sciences. Participants explored the promise of wearable biosensors and mobile apps to improve patient care and clinical outcomes. The conference featured presentations on new devices and on commercial and clinical implementation and regulation of technology. Speakers discussed strategies for managing data from mobile devices and described the broad societal implications of mobile health technologies, including legal and data-privacy considerations.

    Use the tabs above to find a meeting report and multimedia from this event.

    Presentations available from:
    Pam C. Baker (FierceBigData)
    Brian Bot (Sage Bionetworks)
    Stan W. Berkow (Sense Health)
    Michelle Crouthamel, MS (GlaxoSmithKline)
    John D. Hixson, MD (University of California, San Francisco)
    David C. Magnus, PhD (Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics)
    Linda A. Malek, JD (Moses and Singer LLP)
    John J. Mastrototaro, PhD (Medtronic)
    Veena Misra, PhD (North Carolina State University)
    Bernard Munos, MS, MBA (FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute)
    Aydogan Ozcan, PhD (University of California, Los Angeles; Howard Hughes Medical Institute)
    Tomasz Sablinski, MD, PhD (Transparency Life Sciences)
    Leonard Sacks, MD (U.S. Food and Drug Administration)
    Christian Stammel, MBA (Wearable Technologies AG)
    Pei Wang, PhD (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)


    Presented by

    • Medidata
    • The New York Academy of Sciences

    How to cite this eBriefing

    The New York Academy of Sciences. Mobile Health: The Power of Wearables, Sensors, and Apps to Transform Clinical Trials. Academy eBriefings. 2015. Available at: www.nyas.org/MobileHealth2015-eB

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