Articles and Insights About Wearables for Clinical Trials

Wearable Sensors

Consumer-Grade Activity Trackers Place in Clinical Research

 Patrick Hankey  September 2, 2021

Wearable sensor devices are an essential element for data collection. As their use is rapidly growing, so is the debate whether consumer or medical-grade wearable sensors are fit for purpose in clinical trials.

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Understanding Wearable Sensor Types and Wear Location

 Patrick Hankey  April 1, 2021

When deploying wearable sensors in clinical trials, it is essential to understand how they should be positioned on the body. The objective is to maximize the quality of the signal while minimizing the burden on patients and maintaining their comfort. Sensor wear position also impacts the accuracy and precision of digital clinical outcome measures. Here's an overview of some common wearable sensors types and wear locations.

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Commonly Used Wearable Sensors in Clinical Trials

 Patrick Hankey  August 4, 2020

Wearable sensors provide sophisticated insights into patients’ real-world behavior and functioning in clinical trials and healthcare settings. Drug development researchers, regulators, payors, and patients want to see meaningful, valid insights enabled by them. In this guide, we break down the following commonly used wearable sensors: including what they do, their benefits, and other important considerations for incorporating them into your clinical trial:

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Getting Started Using Wearable Sensors for Clinical Research

 Patrick Hankey  July 23, 2020

Wearable sensors and digital technology offer great potential in understanding the patient experience in clinical trials. The collection of rich data, captured in real-world settings, provides deep insights into our understanding of medical treatment effects. With so many factors to consider, however, it is no simple task to make this choice. Here are some key considerations for getting started using wearable sensor data collection for clinical research.

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Benefits of Using Wearable Sensors in Clinical Trials

 Dudley Tabakin  June 26, 2020

The study of human health in real-world, everyday environments is necessary to advance knowledge and discovery. Wearable sensors make this possible by providing customized body-worn monitoring and analysis solutions that are rooted in scientific foundations. Here is a list of the advantages of using wearable technologies in your clinical trials.

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