Study shows medical apps for chronic disease management have significant quality issues


Article Excerpt: We have come to a place in mobile health (mHealth) where the problem is no longer a lack of available apps. Patients and healthcare providers are using health related apps on their smartphones. Research studies have shown promising evidence that certain disease outcomes can be improved with implementation of a mobile app. The issue is now ensuring the quality and safety for patient-facing apps. It is unclear if apps can cause harm for certain users.

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Article Source: iMedicalApps