What is an Althea Study?
With the Althea Studies application you can define a longitudinal study on our web site and deploy it on all leading smart-phone platforms. We provide the infrastructure for you to design, enroll, conduct, manage and publish the study. An Althea Study attempts to make useful correlations between symptoms (or observations) & causes (or medications/actions & outcomes) by collecting data from study participants during the period of the study.
How to conduct an Althea Study?
You can create an Althea Study by specifying the qualifying criteria for participants, elements to track in the study and the required frequency of tracking. Participants can track and report from their smartphones or through the web. You can view the results & reports on our web site or you can download the raw data for your own analysis. The study data will be kept in a secure HIPAA compliant server.
You can watch a short overview video here.
Who can use an Althea Study?
Anybody advocating in the health and wellness field could use an Althea Study. An Althea Study will help healthcare advocates design and conduct studies in a very efficient and economical way. The scientific and academic community could use the Althea Study infrastructure to conduct their longitudinal studies. Citizen science groups can use Althea Studies to conduct health studies in new and innovative ways.
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