Despite the growing use of mobile health apps, there is a gap in evidence about risks to patient safety. We invited consumers to report problems they encountered with health apps, and their consequences. Participants reported safety concerns, including errors in information tracking, incomplete information, variation in content quality, and inaccurate output. Consequences of these concerns varied from actual harm to noticeable threats. These findings call policy makers and app developers to address safety risks.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
|Event||AMIA Annual Symposium - San Francisco, United States|
Duration: 3 Nov 2018 → 7 Nov 2018
|Conference||AMIA Annual Symposium|
|Period||3/11/18 → 7/11/18|