Patient-Centered mHealth Design Drives Stronger Engagement

Patient-Centered mHealth Design Drives Stronger Engagement

Using iterative design assessments, developers can create patient-centered mHealth more suitable for boosting patient engagement.

In order to develop and test a patient-centered mHealth tool, researchers should employ an iterative design process to allow stakeholders to assess usability, according to a study published in JMIR mHealth and uHealth.

The study, led by Courtney R. Lyles, PhD, looked at the development of a patient-facing tablet application geared toward improving patient-provider communication. Patients would use the tablet in the waiting room to report the health issues they wanted to discuss during their primary care appointments.

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