Chris Tyson joins IMT as one of the mentors for the Healthcare Professionals Digital Health Training on September 20th. Here is his digital health journey and a preview of what's to come.
The purpose of digital health tools is to improve the prevention, treatment and diagnosis of disease and remote patient monitoring. Wearable healthcare devices are popular, with gadgets like fitness trackers and weighing scales most discussed in the news. Are you aware of devices like aparito providing solutions for disease monitoring outside of the hospital? Have you considered deploying this within your organisation, but hesitating about the effectiveness of this new technology?
Chris Tyson joins IMT for the Healthcare Professionals Digital Health Training Course on the 20th of September 2017. Read on to learn more about aparito, the transformation of remote-patient monitoring and what Chris is currently working on as the Chief Technology Officer at aparito.
aparito is one of the UK’s wearable and telemedicine rising stars. With ongoing clinical trials, continually collecting data to feed into care plans and treatment pathways, the aparito platform supports data capture and analytics for patient monitoring outside of the hospital setting. They are using connected devices (such as wearables), smart phone apps and cloud based systems to change the way patient well-being is monitored for clinical trials and routine healthcare.
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In this training, we will look at real-world results from three clinical studies conducted in the UK, USA and India using the aparito platform demonstrating the challenges of patient engagement with mhealth technology, how demographics impact engagement, and discuss the barriers and how to overcome them. We will also discuss the important of regulatory compliance.
From aparito, CTO Chris Tyson joins as one of the mentors for the training. As CTO, his focus is on leading the Product Development roadmap, working with strategic technology partners such as Microsoft, overseeing IT Compliance and scoping integration projects with customers.
Chris spent over 10 years running his own successful consultancy focused on the design and delivery of IT projects for Regulatory, Drug Safety, Clinical Development and Supply Chain clients including Astellas, AstraZeneca, GSK and Cancer Research UK. His background is in software development and he also holds an MBA from Manchester Business School.