Ambiguous Advice, Questionable Quality: Determining & Evaluating the Quality of Health Apps
09 Nov 2020
Keynote Theatre 1
If you can think of an ailment, concern, or any aspect of health which you wish to monitor or improve, you can be certain that there already exists an app for it. There may be ten, one hundred, or even upwards of a thousand. What is uncertain is whether such apps will work as advertised. Despite the significant potential for health-apps to enhance the delivery of healthcare, there are currently numerous drawbacks when contemplating the use of these unregulated and largely un-validated technologies. Hear how to overcome this challenge by identifying and actively promoting the most clinically effective, safe, and beneficial apps to patients, professionals and systems.