Posts Tagged ‘ResearchKit’

GSK And Pfizer Pushing Research Bounds With Digital

In August of last year, I wrote a blog piece that discusses the possibility of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) being one of the first pharmaceutical companies to use Apple’s ResearchKit. It appears that possibility has become reality. According to Bloomberg, the global pharma company will be leveraging a mobile app they created on ResearchKit to obtain information […]

Trending: Employing Mobile Applications In Research

  According to Google, people are now performing more Google searches on their mobile phones than on their computers. This statistic reiterates the fact that all life sciences companies should ramp up their mobile initiatives to reach subjects and patients through the channels they use most. 

Top 5 Life Sciences Blog Posts From August 2015

  Now that September is here, I thought it would be neat to look back at what our readers found most interesting last month. Below are the top five blog posts Perficient’s life sciences practice wrote in August – they’re ranked in order of popularity, with number one being the most viewed piece. 

Will GSK And Purdue Be The First Pharmas To Use ResearchKit?

  Back in April, I wrote the piece 5 Apps Leveraging Apple’s ResearchKit For Clinical Studies. What’s interesting, in retrospect, is that none of those apps were developed by pharmaceutical companies, but rather by academic medical centers and nonprofit organizations. 

5 Apps Leveraging Apple’s ResearchKit For Clinical Studies

  Imagine mailing over 60,000 letters to have only netted 305 breast cancer survivors for a clinical study. And that took three years. Now imagine enrolling thousands of subjects for a study, albeit with less strict criteria, in less than one month. That’s thanks to an app.