mHealth advances clinical research, bit by bit

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Figure 1: Comparison of mHealth and traditional clinical research by study stages.


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J.C.K. is an advisor to Claritas Mindsciences, Mavericks Capital, PureTech, Qualcomm Life and MD Revolution. A.L.F. has no conflicts of interest to declare.

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Kvedar, J., Fogel, A. mHealth advances clinical research, bit by bit. Nat Biotechnol 35, 337–339 (2017) doi:10.1038/nbt.3851

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