Article Text

Download PDFPDF

Understanding the quality, effectiveness and attributes of top-rated smartphone health apps
  1. Hannah Wisniewski1,
  2. Gang Liu2,
  3. Philip Henson1,
  4. Aditya Vaidyam1,
  5. Narissa Karima Hajratalli3,
  6. Jukka-Pekka Onnela2,
  7. John Torous1
  1. 1 Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  2. 2 Department of Biostatistics, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  3. 3 Center for Neural Science, New York University, New York, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr John Torous, Department of Psychiatry, BIDMC, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 02115, USA; jtorous{at}bidmc.harvard.edu

Footnotes

  • Contributors HW and JT: formulated the study plan. HW, JT, AV, PH and NK: conducted the data gathering and coding. JT, GL and J-PO: conducted the analysis. All authors drafted, edited and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

View Full Text

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Footnotes

  • Contributors HW and JT: formulated the study plan. HW, JT, AV, PH and NK: conducted the data gathering and coding. JT, GL and J-PO: conducted the analysis. All authors drafted, edited and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.