Patient recruitment has always been an Achilles heel in the success of clinical trials. As Stuart Horowitz, President of Institutions and Institutional Services, WIRB-Copernicus Group cites “The greatest challenge for multicenter clinical trials is the timely recruitment of the required number of participants who complete...

ResearchKit is an open source framework introduced by Apple that allows researchers and developers to create powerful apps for medical research. http://researchkit.org/ This article describes all Active Tasks available for developers and researchers in ResearchKit. List of available active tasks Fitness Gait and balance Hand dexterity ...

Communication between patients and research study staff can be challenging if both parties have different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Specialized applications can potentially alleviate these problems and significantly contribute to an effective, improved care process when foreign language app users are involved. Being able to...