Published on in Vol 5, No 12 (2017): December

Methods for Evaluating the Content, Usability, and Efficacy of Commercial Mobile Health Apps

Methods for Evaluating the Content, Usability, and Efficacy of Commercial Mobile Health Apps

Methods for Evaluating the Content, Usability, and Efficacy of Commercial Mobile Health Apps

Danielle E Jake-Schoffman 1, PhD;  Valerie J Silfee 1, PhD;  Molly E Waring 2, 3, 4, PhD;  Edwin D Boudreaux 2, 5, PhD;  Rajani S Sadasivam 6, PhD;  Sean P Mullen 7, PhD;  Jennifer L Carey 5, MD;  Rashelle B Hayes 8, PhD;  Eric Y Ding 2, MS;  Gary G Bennett 9, 10, PhD;  Sherry L Pagoto 3, PhD

1 Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine , University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, US

2 Department of Quantitative Health Sciences , University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, US

3 Department of Allied Health Sciences , University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, US

4 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology , University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, US

5 Department of Emergency Medicine , University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, US

6 Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, US

7 Department of Kinesiology & Community Health , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, US

8 Division of Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry and Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, US

9 Department of Psychology & Neuroscience , Duke University, Durham, NC, US

10 Duke Digital Health Science Center , Duke University, Durham, NC, US

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