Frequently asked questions

What is the Epic Health Research Study?

The Epic Health Research Study is a collaborative research programme. By downloading the app and participating in our research, you’ll help to accelerate our work, helping us to help you and millions all around the world to manage chronic health conditions more accurately.

How do I enrol in the Epic Health Research Study?

Simply download the Epic Health Research app and sign up using your email address or mobile number. Please note, you’ll need to have a smartphone and be over the age of 18.

How does the app work?

You’ll be asked to answer some simple questions about your health and lifestyle. Once your profile is complete, you’ll be able to start participating. The first study will involve you placing your finger over your camera to take a short reading.

What is a reading?

When you place your finger over your camera to take a reading, our AI-based technology is able to read your health information which will help our research into chronic health conditions.

What happens to my personal information?

Your personal information will remain anonymous and secure and will be stored in line with GDPR regulations. Further details can be found here:

Which smartphones can be used for the study?

For the study, devices with iOS 11.0+ or Android 5.0+ installed can be used.

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