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Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign


We empower the digital health community to rapidly prototype and build modern, interoperable, scalable digital health solutions on a variety of platforms.

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Unlocking the Potential of Digital Health

Our mission is to advance digital health research and applications by making digital health development more accessible.

We design, develop, and implement digital health solutions, including open-source tools and frameworks for building modern, interoperable, and scalable applications that improve health journeys.


Stanford students and faculty create a mobile app to help understand and treat pain

CHOIRMobile is a CardinalKit-based application that takes a novel approach to tracking chronic pain, by combining passively collected biometric data from wearable devices with validated pain assessments delivered periodically via a mobile app.


Digital solution for patients with cerebral palsy

Our BUDI team used CardinalKit to create an Apple Watch sensor-based interactive mobility program that helps patients with cerebral palsy perform therapy exercises anywhere while obtaining live biofeedback.


Making Digital Health Development More Accessible Through an Unlikely Collaboration

How a high school in New York uses CardinalKit to teach digital health.


LifeSpace Launches on the App Store

LifeSpace is a mobile health research study built with the CardinalKit framework that investigates the effects of the environment on health using a novel metric - the "life-space" - a map of how people move and where they spend their time. LifeSpace has officially launched on the Apple App Store and is available to study participants.


Slocum Center for Orthopedics Launches iPhone Gait Study using CardinalKit

Congratulations to the Slocum Foundation on launching their newest study: "Can iPhone gait metrics be used to benchmark functional recovery after ankle fracture?" built upon our open-source CardinalKit Framework.

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Oliver Aalami, M.D.

Lead Architect
Vishnu Ravi, M.D.

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