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Digital Health: Software as a Medical Device [chapter]

Mauricio Novelo, Nalaka Gooneratne, James Weimer
2019 Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Sciences  
Maintenance of the user experience is not as straightforward.  ...  This review is an evaluation of the app's functionality and user experience, and as such it is one of the most important parts of a native app.  ... 
doi:10.21428/b2e239dc.82cee59e fatcat:b4kilyw6szcpxd4hmzsg4umnji

Analysis of mobile health applications for a broad spectrum of consumers: A user experience approach

Juan M García-Gómez, Isabel de la Torre-Díez, Javier Vicente, Montserrat Robles, Miguel López-Coronado, Joel J Rodrigues
2014 Health Informatics Journal  
The user experiences reported in this study mostly cover the segments of (1) chronically monitored consumers through a Web mobile app for predicting type 2 diabetes (Diab_Alert app), (2) information seekers  ...  After a general exploration of the app markets, we analyze the entries of three specific themes focused in this article: type 2 diabetes, obesity, and breast-feeding.  ...  and Applications Group (NetGNA), Portugal, and by National Funding from the FCT-Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia through the Pest-OE/EEI/LA0008/2011 Project.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1460458213479598 pmid:24550566 fatcat:5ezkvpj3yzd6zo6puvclls3koq

How to convey the new World Health Organization mental health Intervention Guide to workers in the field?

Roos Korste
2012 Intervention: International Journal of Mental Health, Psychosocial Work and Counselling in Areas of Armed Conflict  
Users in a lot of LMIC are skipping the personal computer/ land line experience altogether and accessing parts of the internet, for the ¢rst time, through their mobile device (ITU, 2011).  ...  Generally, it primarily depends on the creativity of the trainer as to what extent the book or a printed version of the guide is workable as a training tool.  ... 
doi:10.1097/wtf.0b013e3283518671 fatcat:srl4h6on7bd5vjrzadfrgbov4m

Challenges and prospects for implementation of community health volunteers' digital health solutions in Kenya: a qualitative study

Pauline Bakibinga, Eva Kamande, Lyagamula Kisia, Milka Omuya, Dennis J Matanda, Catherine Kyobutungi
2020 BMC Health Services Research  
We co-developed and tested a decision support mobile health (m-Health) application (app);with some of the forms used by Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) in Kenya to collect data and connected to health  ...  This paper explores the experiences of CHVs, health workers and members of Sub-County Health Management Teams following implementation of the project.  ...  We are also grateful for the assistance of the sub-counties (Kamukunji and Embakasi) and county (Nairobi) health management teams, as well as the field workers who supported the project activities.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12913-020-05711-7 pmid:32957958 pmcid:PMC7507673 fatcat:wvj27ngvkverfct7zslpswjip4

The Mobile Health Revolution?

Nathan Cortez
2013 Social Science Research Network  
Observers predict that mobile health, also known as "mHealth" or by products called "medical apps," can save millions of lives, billions in spending, and democratize access to health care.  ...  This Article evaluates mobile health and its many ambitions. Given the significant hype surrounding mobile health, I try to provide a more sober review of the many claims here.  ...  a robust portion of the reported 97,000 mobile health apps on the market in 2013. 78 E.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2284448 fatcat:4uvthvp6lfeerkbi45uxgshodm


Jelena Madir
2020 HealthTech  
in digital technology present a range of attractive solutions. 1 These include the use of mobile health (mHealth) apps, telehealth and telemedicine.  ...  share data with each other and create a user experience that better suits customer needs.  ... 
doi:10.4337/9781839104909.00010 fatcat:ryxgbiaygzer7lxe4jftfdsw2m

Assessing Factors Critical to Smart Technology Applications to Mobile Health Care − the FGM-FAHP Approach

Toly Chen
2020 Health Policy and Technology  
As a result, five factors critical to the applicability of a smart technology to mobile health care are identified, and the fuzzy geometric mean-fuzzy analytic hierarchy process (FGM-FAHP) approach is  ...  This study investigated these concerns by reviewing the current practices of smart technology applications to mobile health care.  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to thank the valuable comments of guest editor and reviewers for improving the quality of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.hlpt.2020.02.005 pmid:32346502 pmcid:PMC7185808 fatcat:ee2svgfnlvehddnr2yuhigawbi

Mental Health Mobile Apps: From Infusion to Diffusion in the Mental Health Social System

Marlene Lynette East, Byron C Havard
2015 JMIR Mental Health  
In addition, mobile phones with app capabilities permit users to access limitless sources of information on the Internet in a readily-accessible personal handheld device, enhancing the abilities of users  ...  Several mobile apps are available to guide users through deep breathing exercises, a technique often used to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. Audio breathing guides have been the status quo.  ...  in any medium, provided the original work, first published in JMIR Mental Health, is properly cited.  ... 
doi:10.2196/mental.3954 pmid:26543907 pmcid:PMC4607391 fatcat:unkvnmtg5bayvjeud4kjdjsibu

A Research on the Classification and Applicability of the Mobile Health Applications

Ivan Miguel Pires, Gonçalo Marques, Nuno M. Garcia, Francisco Flórez-Revuelta, Vasco Ponciano, Salome Oniani
2020 Journal of Personalized Medicine  
Therefore, the main contribution of this paper is to provide a comprehensive analysis of the usability and user-perceived quality of mobile health applications and the challenges related to scientific  ...  In general, a large part of these mobile health applications provides information about scientific validation. However, some mobile health applications are not validated.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jpm10010011 pmid:32120849 pmcid:PMC7151562 fatcat:7w2zj5tjhrg2rncown2ui3cu3a

Smart Health Care System-An Easy First Aid Solution

V. Vijayashangavi, M. M., U. M., F. M., S. G.
2017 International Journal of Computer Applications  
We are acutely beholden to whose help, stimulating suggestions, knowledge, experience, and courage helped us in all the times of study and analysis of the project in the pre and post research period.  ...  The completion of this undertaking could not have been possible without the participation and assistance of so many people whose names may not all be enumerated.  ...  in the market.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2017915999 fatcat:cx4v4wkmjbdtjhhsl2nyebw3ye

Health Information on the Internet

Nadine Rozenkranz, Andreas Eckhardt, Mirko Kühne, Christoph Rosenkranz
2013 Business & Information Systems Engineering  
State of the Art and Analysis E-Health is often understood as a means of optimizing work procedures in medical and non-medical areas of healthcare.  ...  This article provides an overview of the state of research in the field of Internet-based health information.  ...  In 7.95 % of the articles analyzed, physicians are focused on as the primary user group. In 3.98 % of the articles medical or other researchers are considered as a user group.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12599-013-0274-4 fatcat:l5idaayinvc3poykjkhidmpp2m

Hold the Phone: FDA to Regulate Smart Phone Health Applications

2018 International Journal of ChemTech Research  
Some of these new mobile apps are specifically targeted to assisting individuals in their own health and wellness management.  ...  Although the FDA has not issued an overarching software policy, the Agency has formally classified certain types of software applications that meet the definition of a device and, through classification  ...  apps that help asthmatics track inhaler usage, asthma episodes experienced, location of user at the time of an attack, or environmental triggers of asthma attacks  Mobile apps that guide a user through  ... 
doi:10.20902/ijctr.2018.110211 fatcat:ejklpxotaffcbkmzchx66j3nsq

Health Communication: From Theory to Practice

Stephanie Nicely Aken
2008 Journal of the Medical Library Association  
The authority of the PhP and the wide range of expertise and experience among the authors give the reader confidence. The Complete Guide does not just discuss how to write.  ...  Academic health sciences librarians may find this book quite useful, as the author has provided a thorough overview of factors that must be considered to achieve success in implementing instructional,  ... 
doi:10.3163/1536-5050.96.1.72 fatcat:h4r5zdlhcfcgrkdu2dbivdvctu

Health-care users, key community informants and primary health care workers' views on health, health promotion, health assets and deficits: qualitative study in seven Spanish regions

Mariona Pons-Vigués, Anna Berenguera, Núria Coma-Auli, Haizea Pombo-Ramos, Sebastià March, Angela Asensio-Martínez, Patricia Moreno-Peral, Sara Mora-Simón, Maria Martínez-Andrés, Enriqueta Pujol-Ribera
2017 International Journal for Equity in Health  
care workers with the ultimate purpose to collect the necessary data for the design and implementation of a successful health promotion intervention.  ...  Although some articles have analysed the definitions of health and health promotion from the perspective of health-care users and health care professionals, no published studies include the simultaneous  ...  In particular, we would like to acknowledge the collaboration of Anna  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12939-017-0590-2 pmid:28610633 pmcid:PMC5470288 fatcat:hkvccwgma5g73l2idq36i3u3gq

Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms Among Web-Based Health Risk Assessment Participants

Richard Bedrosian, Matt Hawrilenko, Heather Cole-Lewis
2017 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
For the My Health Discovery TM experience, we implemented a number of features to improve user engagement with an eye both to completing the instrument and going on to engage in further interventions.  ...  With a mobile-first design, users can easily engage with the assessment on any device. • Enhanced application of behavioral science for engagement.  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.6480 pmid:28363881 pmcid:PMC5392210 fatcat:dqwdz6ymwzhwhbvajzsb25zxy4
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