Pain study app
A chronic pain study app, that allows to collect comprehensive data from Fitbit and user’s feedback.
The client is a university from Israel that focuses on studying chronic pain.
The main challenge was to make the platform to collect both user responses on daily basis, and comprehensive readings from Fitbit.
The app operates with sensitive data, so it must be HIPAA compliant.
After investigation stage the decision was to make a cross platform mobile app for study participants.
Python backend is fetching data from Fitbit API, and performs complex analysis and processing.
The whole system and development process were designed in compliance with HIPAA standards.
- ReactNative mobile app
- Python Django backend
- AWS infrastructure: ECS, Cloudfront, RDS.
- Database: PostgreSQL
Study participants are asked to take daily questionnaires on their state.
The flow was implemented with respect to UX.
Offline capabilities of the app allow to pass questionnaires even without internet connection.
Dozens of health indicators and metrics are fetched from FitbitAPI.
This allows scientists to have a real time access to the data of participants.
Participants are able to record their voice comments.
This allows to collect even more detailed data for the study.
Recording capabilities support offline mode.
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