«Sleek, slick, beautiful, exciting: these are not words you usually hear to describe clinical trial tools. But as Apple’s smartwatch has grown up over the last six years, it’s made the leap from techie status symbol – with sales now surpassing those of the entire Swiss watch industry – to medical-research workhorse.
The use of wearables has been an enormous boon to clinical trials in general: it’s possible to gather far more data, more often, more objectively, and more easily than ever before. Moreover, in the last year, as the pandemic forced in-clinic visits to pause, digital tools for remote measurement made it possible to continue trials that would otherwise have ground to a halt.»
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