3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Developing Health Appsby@mikerucker
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3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Developing Health Apps

by Mike Rucker4mApril 13th, 2022
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There are now over 350,000 health-related apps aimed at helping users improve their diet, increase their fitness level, become more mindful, and treat specific health conditions. At their worst, some of the apps available today actually do harm. Here are three pitfalls to look out for when developing or refining a digital health offering. The illusion of control can be a dangerous thing, as well as the nocebo effect on psychosomatic factors such as negative expectations of treatment or prognosis. Make sure that whatever is being prescribed or promised through the app is scientifically sound.
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