Sensors & Wearables

Measure Patient Health

Wearable and sensor technologies empower researchers to capture the full spectrum of patient health. Track patient health remotely, objectively, and with higher frequency than traditional methods while still aligning to traditional in-clinic assessments.

To leverage the full capabilities of sensors and wearables, integrate with our eSource solutions, including eCOA, and empower patients in remote clinical trials.

Engineered by clinical, software, and user experience experts at Clinical ink, essential data and context are captured through active and passive mobile activities, measuring patient health and generating precision insights to support the development of digital biomarkers.

Conduct Remote, UX-Friendly Measurements

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Instrumented Motor Tasks

  • Balance
  • Gait (Walking)
  • Postural Stability
  • Pronation / Supination
  • Resting Tremor
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Voice Tasks

  • Articulation
  • Phonation
  • Reading
  • Verbal Learning and Memory
a clinical trial patient using a watch and mobile device to capture study data

Ecological Momentary Tasks

  • Protocol-driven (based on study design parameters)
  • Sensor-driven (based on algorithmic detection of behavior or physiology)
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Continuous Passive Patient Monitoring

  • Actigraphy
  • Fall Detection
  • Geofencing and Life Space
  • Heart Rate, Variability, VO2 Max
  • Sleep Quantity and Quality
  • Tremor and Dyskinesia
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Combined Remote Mobile eSource Technology

  • eConsent (Fully Remote)
  • Neurocognitive Tests (self-administered)
  • Symptom Diaries
  • Study Support
  • Telehealth API Integration
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Advanced Analytics for Digital Assessments

  • 50+ different digital assessments
  • Metrics associated with disease-specific features
  • Easily collect rich mobile and sensor data
  • Enable machine-learning analysis

Capture the full spectrum of patient health with remote UX-friendly tasks aligned with traditional in-clinic assessments.

Frequently Asked Questions

Sensors are electronic components that detect physical or environmental changes, such as temperature or heart rate. Wearables are devices worn on the body, like smartwatches or fitness trackers, equipped with sensors to monitor health-related metrics. Together, they provide real-time insights into various physiological or behavioral aspects for medical research.

Sensors and wearables play a crucial role in clinical trials by:


  • Enabling Continuous Monitoring: They provide real-time, continuous insights into vital signs and other health metrics without requiring constant clinical supervision.
  • Enhancing Data Accuracy: By tracking information directly, these devices minimize human error and capture a more comprehensive view of a patient's health.
  • Improving Patient Engagement: Wearables offer a non-intrusive way for participants to engage in trials, increasing comfort and compliance.
  • Facilitating Decentralized Trials: Sensors and wearables allow for remote monitoring, making trials more accessible and reducing the need for frequent site visits.
  • Providing Rich Data Insights: They offer objective, high-resolution data that can lead to a deeper understanding of treatment effects and patient responses.

Yes, the Clinical ink platform is designed to integrate seamlessly with connected wearables and sensors. This integration facilitates continuous, real-time data capture, enabling a more comprehensive view of patient health and behavior in clinical trials. The Clinical ink platform supports a wide range of devices, ensuring compatibility and functionality tailored to the specific needs and objectives of each trial.

Yes, the Clinical ink solutions for sensors and wearables can be tailored to meet specific trial needs and objectives. We work closely with trial sponsors, investigators, and other stakeholders to design and implement customized sensor and wearable strategies that align with the unique requirements of each clinical trial.

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