December 06, 2016

A missed app-ortunity: Study finds few mobile health apps help patients who need them most

High app store ratings not reliable indicators for high need, high cost patients


ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The smartphones that nearly all Americans carry could transform how people manage their health, especially for the tens of millions who have chronic conditions or complex health needs.

The findings come from a team led by a University of Michigan Medical School mobile health researcher, and his colleagues at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, who publish their findings in the new issue of Health Affairs.

To read more about the study, click the below link.