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Published on 14.03.18 in Vol 6, No 3 (2018): March

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published Nov 27, 2017.

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    Corrigenda and Addenda

    Metadata Correction: Clinical Validation of Heart Rate Apps: Mixed-Methods Evaluation Study

    1Mobile Health Unit, Facultiy of Medicine and Life Sciences, Hasselt University, Hasselt, Belgium

    2Department of Cardiology, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, Genk, Belgium

    3Department of Public Health and Primary Care, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

    Corresponding Author:

    Thijs Vandenberk, MSc

    Mobile Health Unit

    Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences

    Hasselt University

    Martelarenlaan 42

    Hasselt, 3600


    Phone: 32 11268111

    Fax:32 11268199


    The authors of “Clinical Validation of Heart Rate Apps: Mixed-Methods Evaluation Study” (JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2017;5(8):e129) overlooked crediting Christophe Mortelmans, Ruth Van Haelst, and Bert Vaes as authors when metadata was entered into the submission system. They are researchers (described in the paper as general practitioners) with the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. Their contributions to this paper were significant, and the authors apologize for the omission in the original article.

    The corrected article will appear in the online version of the paper on the JMIR website on March 14, 2018, together with the publication of this correction notice. Because this was made after submission to PubMed or Pubmed Central and other full-text repositories, the corrected article also has been re-submitted to those repositories.

    Edited by G Eysenbach; This is a non–peer-reviewed article. submitted 27.11.17; accepted 08.12.17; published 14.03.18

    ©Thijs Vandenberk, Jelle Stans, Christophe Mortelmans, Ruth Van Haelst, Gertjan Van Schelvergem, Caroline Pelckmans, Christophe JP Smeets, Dorien Lanssens, Hélène De Cannière, Valerie Storms, Inge M Thijs, Bert Vaes, Pieter M Vandervoort. Originally published in JMIR Mhealth and Uhealth (, 14.03.2018.

    This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published in JMIR mhealth and uhealth, is properly cited. The complete bibliographic information, a link to the original publication on, as well as this copyright and license information must be included.