By Sylvain Berthelot, Elif Sikoglu, Nicholas Enus, Julia Lakeland, Parexel® International
The number of wearable, connected medical devices (wearable devices) available for use in healthcare and clinical research has increased significantly over the past few years, making it difficult for clinical trial sponsors to determine
which devices to use in their clinical trials. For example, when looking at activity monitors only, there are a plethora of different devices available, ranging from commercially available actigraphy to specialized, and medically approved devices.
This white paper is an introduction to the emerging adoption of wearables in clinical trials.