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Issues and considerations for healthcare consumers using mobile applications


Cummings, E and Borycki, EM and Roehrer, E, Issues and considerations for healthcare consumers using mobile applications, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 182 pp. 227-231. ISSN 0926-9630 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-203-5-227


There is a large and ever increasing number of mobile phone health, wellness, and medical applications on the market. However, there is little guidance or quality assurance available for consumers. This paper provides a health consumer focused framework for considering a range of issues associated with selecting and using mobile phone applications downloaded from the Internet.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:mobile phone apps, M-health, data storage issues, software issues
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Health services and systems
Research Field:Health informatics and information systems
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Evaluation of health and support services
Objective Field:Evaluation of health and support services not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Cummings, E (Associate Professor Liz Cummings)
UTAS Author:Roehrer, E (Dr Erin Roehrer)
ID Code:84033
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Health Sciences B
Deposited On:2013-04-12
Last Modified:2017-11-02

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