Wearable Devices in Clinical Trials: Challenges and Opportunities

Pharmaceutical Executive

Over the years, healthcare professionals have needed to adapt to a more highly informed patient population due to improvements in the availability of accessible healthcare information through the internet.

Over the years, healthcare professionals have needed to adapt to a more highly informed patient population due to improvements in the availability of accessible healthcare information through the internet. Today, some patients will supplement this knowledge with self-monitoring data, providing an opportunity and a challenge for the treating healthcare professional. The same opportunities and similar challenges arise in the use of wearables in clinical trials, writes Bill Byrom in this Applied Clinical Trials article.