On HealthKit, Granola and JSON with Sherbit

By sherbit on June 9, 2016 - Sign up for free updates here

This is a guest post by our friend Varun, Co-founder of Sherbit. Enter Varun. When building our iOS app, Sherbit, we were faced with a daunting task early on: integrating data from disparate sources and standardizing them in such a way that we could easily and dynamically create beautiful user-facing visualizations. At first, the solution seems simple. All … Read more >

Introducing: ResearchStack

By David Haddad on April 15, 2016 - Sign up for free updates here

Today we bring Android parity for mobile-based clinical studies. We introduce to you ResearchStack–the first Android framework for building and designing apps for clinical studies. With funding from the RWJF, Cornell Tech and Open mHealth, and development by touchlab, the project kicked off just five months ago to develop a way for developers and researchers with existing … Read more >

5 Reasons To Take The Official Data Integration Course

By Chris Schaefbauer on March 28, 2016 - Sign up for free updates here

Sharing knowledge is, in itself, a process of on-going learning and iteration. This past January, we hosted our first Mobile Health Data Integration training. This training surveyed the landscape of mHealth data APIs and provided practical insights into how to access and integrate data from these sources. We received a great deal of positive feedback … Read more >

Rub Shoulders And Learn How To Integrate mHealth Data

By David Haddad on March 21, 2016 - Sign up for free updates here

Have you ever wanted to rub shoulders with top Health IT executives in the country AND learn how to integrate mobile health data? Well, for those of you who missed our last training (you were sorely missed) we’re proud to announce another Data Integration workshop this coming April 6, 2016. What’s so special about this … Read more >

Health Data Manifesto

By David Haddad on March 3, 2016 - Sign up for free updates here

A specter is haunting healthcare–the specter of health data interoperability. Health data is scattered. It’s in hospitals, proprietary cloud-environments and in research organizations. Not only is health data scattered, it’s also different. Different in format. Different in meaning. For the last four years we at Open mHealth have been making mobile health data more accessible to all through … Read more >

Woo Hoo! It’s Shimmer’s Six Month Anniversary!

By David Haddad on February 26, 2016 - Sign up for free updates here

Github tells us there’s been a ton of activity on Shimmer since its launch. Lots of folks are taking the deep dive into the Open mHealth platform, but being that this is an open-source project we can only know so much about who’s using the Open mHealth tools and schemas. We’re putting out a call to hear your stories about … Read more >

Updates to App/Device Support Tool

By David Haddad on February 18, 2016 - Sign up for free updates here

We’re happy to announce an update to the App/Device Support Tool. Check it out here.  This new updates include: Garmin and Polar devices More clarity on how data is being collected Operating system specifics Data transfer protocols (i.e. Bluetooth, Bluetooth Smart or BLE, ANT+)                   Open mHealth is … Read more >

Hello 2016!

By David Haddad on January 8, 2016 - Sign up for free updates here

Happy new year everyone! I want to personally thank you for being so supportive this last year in making mobile health data more accessible. We’ve accomplished so much together in 2015 and we’re looking forward to what the new year brings. But before we reflect on the last year, I want to call out a … Read more >

How To Access EHR Data Today

By David Haddad on December 21, 2015 - Sign up for free updates here

Anytime I have a question about EHRs, how they work? what’s possible? I turn to Mark Olchesky. He’s worked for Epic and is now the Chief Data Officer at Catalyze. Not only does he just get these systems inside and out, he knows how to explain things (at least to me) in a way that makes sense. In this … Read more >

Get Trained With Open mHealth

By David Haddad on December 16, 2015 - Sign up for free updates here

Today we’re excited to announce a brand new training service for anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of using mobile health data for their product, service or research. Last week we launched a survey to find out the possible training topics that were most meaningful to you. Your answers were extremely valuable in helping … Read more >