Relying solely on the feedback and answers of a participants can lead to skewed results due to bias, either intentional or unintentional. With the inclusion of multimedia (images, videos, audio, PDF) and passive sensors (accelerometer, passive location tracking, etc), Metricwire offers a unique blend of participant submitted data and objective data that can supplement traditional methods.
The result is a deeper understanding of the conditions that lead to an exacerbation of symptoms, the coping strategies participants rely on most and why certain strategies are more effective than others.
Jamal – Previously experienced a burning rash and submitted a picture as part of the survey. Now, following application of treatment and half hour timeframe, he’ll be prompted to update the symptoms and provide another picture of the rash.