The program brings together Medidata's cloud tech and digital health experts to develop mobile tools for patient engagement in clinical research.
The study will look to evaluate the impact of nutrition combined with physical activity on mobility in healthy aging adults with joint discomfort.
The two parties are integrating their respective technology platforms to drive patient-centric research by including data from sensors, wearables and apps.
Garmin's vívofit fitness band has been chosen by Medidata because of the ease of use provided by its year-long battery life.
The two companies are exploring ways how mHealth and cloud-based technologies can impact patient engagement, data quality and operational efficiencies.