Apple Watch is flourishing as an approximate healthcare solution, especially for heart related problems thanks to heart rate alerts and the upcoming ECG function. Now Apple Watch has a new app to help patients track the journey before and after having undergone knee or hip replacement and it is a major clinical study behind it.
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MyMobility from the muscle skirt company Zimmer Biomet "uses Apple Watch to facilitate a new level of correlation between patients and their surgical caregivers, which can immediately affect the travelers as they review these procedures," the company announced Today.
Zimmer Biomet uses the new Apple Watch app as the center of the MyMobility Clinical Study to learn more about the patient's knee and hip replacement costs and outcomes:
In this study, patients Zimmer Biomet use mymobility with Apple Watch as they go through hip or knee replacement Researchers will combine patient-reported feedback with continuous health and activity data from Apple Watch to provide new insights into the power of the Zimmer Biomet mymobility app to affect the standard of care for these common operations.
Apple COO Jeff Williams commented on Apple Watch running the new app:
"We believe that one of the best ways to strengthen consumers is by giving them the ability to use their health and activity information to improve their own care. We are proud to allow patients with knees and hips to use their own data and share it with their seamlessly so that they can participate in care and recovery on a way that was not previously possible through traditional personal visits. This solution connects consumers with their doctors continuously before and after the operation. "
Zimmer Biomet launches the new app today saying that the study could record as many as 10,000 patient participants across the United States . Find out more at www.zbmymobility. com.
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