JMIR mhealth and uhealth

Recent Articles

Development of an Evidence-Based mHealth Weight Management Program Using a Formative Research Process
by Wilma Waterlander, Robyn Whittaker, Hayden McRobbie, Enid Dorey, Kylie Ball, Ralph Maddison, Katie Myers Smith, David Crawford, Yannan Jiang, Yulong Gu, Jo Michie, Cliona Ni Mhurchu
(Published on 11 Jul 2014)
Background: There is a critical need for weight management programs that are effective, cost efficient, accessible, and acceptable to adults from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. mHealth (delivered via mobile phone and Internet) weight management programs have potential to address this need. To maximize the success and cost-effectiveness of such an mHealth approach it is vital to develop program content based on effective behavior change techniques, proven weight management programs, and closely aligned with participants’ needs. Objective: This study aims to develop an evidence-based mHealth weight management program (Horizon) using formative research and a structured content development process. Methods: The Horizon mHealth weight management program involved the...
Metadata Correction: Smartphone Ownership and Interest in Mobile Applications to Monitor Symptoms of Mental Health Conditions
by John Torous, Rohn Friedman, Matcheri Keshavan
(Published on 07 Jul 2014)
Metadata Correction: Smartphone Ownership and Interest in Mobile Applications to Monitor Symptoms of Mental Health Conditions

JMIR mhealth and uhealth (mobile and ubiquitous health) (JMU, ISSN 2291-5222) is a new spin-off journal of JMIR, the leading eHealth journal (Impact Factor 2011: 4.4). The journal focusses on health and biomedical applications in mobile and tablet computing, pervasive and ubiquitous computing, wearable computing and domotics.

JMIR mHealth and uHealth publishes even faster and has a broader scope with including papers which are more technical or more formative/developmental than what would be published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
In addition to peer-reviewing paper submissions by researchers, JMIR mHealth and uHealth offers peer-review of medical apps itself (developers can submit an app for peer-review here).

JMIR mHealth and uHealth features a rapid and thorough peer-review process, professional copyediting, professional production of PDF, XHTML, and XML proofs (ready for deposit in PubMed Central/PubMed), and an ipad App (in prep.).

JMIR mHealth and uHealth adheres to the same quality standards as JMIR and all articles published here are also cross-listed in the Table of Contents of JMIR, the worlds' leading medical journal in health sciences / health services research and health informatics.