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App Review From Patient Advocacy Sites

App Review From Patient Advocacy Sites

Patient organisations reviewing apps We set up myhealthapps.net in the belief that patient groups know best what their members need most from apps. So, we’ve always been encouraged when patient groups, patient advocacy groups and other not-for-profit patient charities review or recommended apps. Autism apps: […]

Retiring Health Apps, Does it Have to be This Way?

Retiring Health Apps, Does it Have to be This Way?

Retiring apps As an Englishman I’ve always liked the Polish saying which translates as `to leave in the English way’.  Roughly, it means that we sneak out without anyone noticing. The same seems to be true of nearly all health apps at the end of […]

Patient Groups and Site App Recommendations

Patient Groups and Site App Recommendations

Patient groups supporting app reviews and recommendations… The founding principle of myhealthapps.net is that patient groups understand best what patients need from apps. So, we have always advocated that patient groups curate up-to-date reviews and recommendations for apps on their own websites.  In this blog, […]

AI Transforming Healthcare

AI Transforming Healthcare

Guest contributor Damien Gruson, Coordinator, City-Labs Project, says trust and education are essential if AI is to transform healthcare.  Artificial intelligence to transform healthcare – are we ready for health 2.0? With a market projected to reach $70 billion by 2020, AI is dominating the […]

HIV Apps, Are They Fit for Purpose?

HIV Apps, Are They Fit for Purpose?

Are HIV apps fit for purpose?  A recent study by a team of researchers from University College London and Glasgow Caledonian University looked at over 600 HIV apps to assess their functionality. They also analysed users’ reviews to see if the apps were meeting their […]

HIV Apps – Are They Meeting Users Needs?

HIV Apps – Are They Meeting Users Needs?

Are HIV Apps,  smartphone and web meeting the needs of their users?  A team of researchers from University College London and Glasgow Caledonian University recently carried out a review of over 600 HIV apps and online tools. They did this to see if they were […]

VASCERN – Patient Groups Develop App Together

VASCERN – Patient Groups Develop App Together

RARE VASCULAR DISEASE PATIENT GROUPS DEVELOP APP TOGETHER  To begin with Mhealth, apps and eHealth can play a critical role in rare diseases. They can help address some of the gaps in health infrastructure, from finding out about getting a diagnosis, through to information, support […]

Asthma Buddy – Asthma Plan for Mobile Devices

Asthma Buddy – Asthma Plan for Mobile Devices

Patient group redesigns asthma plan for mobile devices  Many patient groups have long-established, tried and tested content, but sometimes in formats not easy to use on today’s smartphones. Finding the budget, time and technically creative skills needed to update and adapt materials for mobile optimisation […]

Arthritis Foundation Showcase Digital Tool

Arthritis Foundation Showcase Digital Tool

Patient organisation chooses practical way to showcase its digital tool – Arthritis Foundation The Arthritis Foundation is a non-profit group organisation in the USA which offers help to patients with arthritis. When they relaunched their successful app and online tool Track and React, they used their […]

NHS Apps Library in Beta Testing

NHS Apps Library in Beta Testing

NHS Apps Library: How much do we need to know to make informed digital choices? The current version of the UK National Health Service apps library is in beta testing (for final testing with the target audience). The range of health apps included has expanded […]