Farm Com. 2015 Dec 30;7(4):23-26. doi: 10.5672/FC.2173-9218.(2015/Vol7).004.04

Martínez-Moreno J, Martínez-Moreno OA, Mud-Castelló S, Mud-Castelló F, Moreno Rodriguez L, Martínez Garví O.
Martínez-Moreno J, Martínez-Moreno OA, Mud-Castelló S, Mud-Castelló F, Moreno L, Martínez O. Análisis de la calidad y seguridad de la información de aplicaciones móviles en prevención terciaria. Farm Com. 2015 Dec 30;7(4):23-26. doi: 10.5672/FC.2173-9218.(2015/Vol7).004.04
Abstract : 

Objective: Analyze quality and information security of mobile applications in the Apple App Store® used for tertiary prevention.

Methods: Cross-sectional study of the most popular mobile applications in the category of medicine available in Apple Store® to date of 21 December 2014. Criteria established in the AppSaludable program and related to quality and information security criteria were used for applications’ assessment.

Results: Of the 160 applications found, only 12 applications were included in tertiary prevention. They were related to adherence, diabetes, hypertension and allergy. Applications developed by multidisciplinary teams showed more rigorous information.

Conclusion: The presence of a health professional as a team member would improve information quality.

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