Published on in Vol 9, No 6 (2021): June

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/27753, first published .
Best Practice Guidance for Digital Contact Tracing Apps: A Cross-disciplinary Review of the Literature

Best Practice Guidance for Digital Contact Tracing Apps: A Cross-disciplinary Review of the Literature

Best Practice Guidance for Digital Contact Tracing Apps: A Cross-disciplinary Review of the Literature

James O'Connell 1, MB BCh BAO, MSc;  Manzar Abbas 1, BSc, MSc;  Sarah Beecham 1, PhD;  Jim Buckley 1, PhD;  Muslim Chochlov 1, PhD;  Brian Fitzgerald 1, PhD;  Liam Glynn 2, MD;  Kevin Johnson 3, BEng, MEng, PhD;  John Laffey 4, 5, BSc, MB, MA, MD;  Bairbre McNicholas 4, 5, BSc, MB BCh, PhD;  Bashar Nuseibeh 1, 6, PhD, MAE, MRIA;  Michael O'Callaghan 2, BM, BS, BEng, MSc;  Ian O'Keeffe 1, BA, BAI, MSc, PhD;  Abdul Razzaq 1, PhD;  Kaavya Rekanar 1, BTech, MSc;  Ita Richardson 1, BSc, MSc, PhD;  Andrew Simpkin 7, PhD;  Cristiano Storni 1, PhD;  Damyanka Tsvyatkova 1, PhD;  Jane Walsh 8, PhD;  Thomas Welsh 1, PhD;  Derek O'Keeffe 1, 4, 5, BEng, MB BCh BAO, MEng, MD, PhD

1 Lero, Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software, University of Limerick , Limerick , IE

2 School of Medicine, University of Limerick , Limerick , IE

3 Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Limerick , Limerick , IE

4 School of Medicine, National University of Ireland Galway , Galway , IE

5 University Hospital Galway, Saolta, Health Services Executive , Galway , IE

6 School of Computing and Communications, The Open University , Milton Keynes , GB

7 School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics, National University of Ireland Galway , Galway , IE

8 School of Psychology, National University of Ireland Galway , Galway , IE

Corresponding Author:

  • Derek O'Keeffe, BEng, MB BCh BAO, MEng, MD, PhD
  • School of Medicine
  • National University of Ireland Galway
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