GetWRO - A Digital Health Wearables Reported Outcomes Data Collection Platform for Clinical Trials Launched at DIA 2016

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An innovative Wearable Reported Outcomes data collection platform that integrates with hundreds of consumer wearables including Fitbit, Apple Watch, Jawbone UP, Misfit and so on with ability to push data directly to major clinical trial management systems (CTMS).

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RSS, a New York City-based startup, has launched GetWRO (, a digital health platform for clinical trial sponsors, academic researchers/investigators to integrate Wearables Reported Outcomes (WRO) data from dozens of consumer wearables and devices in their research studies. GetWRO supplements clinical trials data collection with a digital health component that facilitates remote monitoring of participants using consumer wearables including Fitbit, Apple Watch, Jawbone UP, Misfit and so on.

The platform enables a clinical trial sponsor, clinical research organization (CRO) or an academic researcher to set up a study, select wearables/devices and start receiving data from study participants. Participants simply have to click on an invite link, sign the consent, and provide authorization for the device data to be accessed by GetWRO. The platform provides study teams the ability to export data to a spreadsheet or directly push data to clinical trial management systems such as the Medidata Rave, Open Clinica and RedCap.

“We are seeing unprecedented interest from sponsors and researchers to utilize the stream of data being generated from wearables to obtain new biomedical and behavioral insights,” says Dr. Chintan Patel, the Co-founder and CTO of GetHealth. Outlining why GetWRO is a game-changer, Dr. Patel explains, “Existing solutions in the market are prohibitively expensive and not easily accessible to smaller study teams/sponsors who are keen to leverage the rapidly growing quantities of patient generated health data.”

The GetWRO solution builds upon the API which pulls data from hundreds of wearables, devices and health/fitness apps. The API provides a freemium model for developers, researchers and trial sponsors who can sign-up and access data within minutes via simple API calls. Clients can also obtain a virtual machine (VM) distribution to host an on-premise solution. has already signed up dozens of developers around the world and forward looking enterprise organizations such as the Massachusetts General Hospital, Columbia University and TrialX Research.

The GetWRO solution will be unveiled at the DIA 2016 conference in Philadelphia from June 26-30. Visit booth # 2401 for a demo and additional details.

About is a New York City-based startup developing unified solutions to access health and wellness data from hundreds of wearables, medical devices and apps. provides a developer friendly RESTful API to access wearables data and the solution caters to digital health needs of healthcare delivery institutions, pharmaceutical organizations, payors and wellness management companies. provides a cloud hosted freemium solution as well as an affordable self-hosted solution.

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