• 10May

    Best practice guide to help consumers evaluate mobile health applications

    The American Health Information Management Association has released a best practices guide to help consumers evaluate mobile health applications. Just Think App! Mobile Health Apps 101: A Primer for Consumers is designed to help members of the public understand and make educated decisions about using mobile health applications (“app”).

    The guide tells readers that  When considering a mobile app, JUST THINK APP. Advice what you should consider before downloading a mobile health app; Privacy what you should know about the privacy and security of a mobile health app; Personal what you should think about in terms of your personal health information when using a mobile health app.

    This Guide will provides information on:

    • What you should consider before downloading a mobile health app.
    • What you should know about the privacy and security of a mobile health app.
    • What you should think about in terms of your personal health information when using a mobile health app

    myphr.com