Individual Study / Kim et al.; JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2019

Impact of Personal Health Records and Wearables on Health Outcomes and Patient Response: Three-Arm Randomized Controlled Trial

Impact of Personal Health Records and Wearables on Health Outcomes and Patient Response: Three-Arm Randomized Controlled Trial

Initiatives -
This study aimed to examine the impact of the use of PHR and wearables on health outcome improvement and sustained use of the health app that can be associated with patient engagement. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2017
End Year
2017
Funding
This study was supported by the Creative Industrial Technology Development Program (10053249, Development of Personalized Healthcare System Exploiting User Life-Log and Open Government Data for Business Service Model Proof on Whole Life Cycle Care) funded by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE, Korea).

Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort

Marker Paper

Kim JW, Ryu B, Cho S, et al. Impact of Personal Health Records and Wearables on Health Outcomes and Patient Response: Three-Arm Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2019;7(1):e12070. Published 2019 Jan 4. doi:10.2196/12070

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
60
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

The conducted a prospective randomized clinical trial across 4 weeks on those diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) who had visited the outpatient clinic of Seoul National University Bundang Hospital.
Selection Criteria
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • South Korea
Ethnic Origin
Health Status
  • Patients with diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • Specific population

Number of participants

Number of participants
60
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
The study developed an Android-based mobile phone app and used a wristband-type activity tracker (Samsung Charm) to collect data on health-related daily activities from individual patients.
Start Date
2017-07
End Date
2017-08
Data sources
  • Mobile data collection
    • Smartphone
    • Smartwatch and wearables