Title

Consumers Attitude towards the Use of Mobile Health Apps: An Empirical Review

Author First name, Last name, Institution

Ayesha Almarri
Tariq Bhatti

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

1-1-2015

Abstract

This study aims to examine the consumers attitude towards new Mobile Health Application (MHA) for health care industry. This paper aims to improve understanding the reasons why patients and medical professionals would use mobile applications. A survey instrument was developed to gather data and an equal number of sample from groups were drawn who completed this study. The results indicate that there is favorable attitude towards new MHA and medical service locator, medical education, patient caring, personal care, imaging, patient monitoring were the significant features for new apps. The results suggest that new functions need to be incorporated into the development of MHA to satisfy the needs and wants of both groups. The paper concludes with a discussion of how to promote this apps with in patients and medical professionals.

First Page

56

Last Page

61

Disciplines

Education | Medicine and Health Sciences | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Indexed in Scopus

no

Open Access

no

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