Discussing self-tracking apps and devices on Twitter

On Wednesday, iMedicalApps held a tweet chat on mobile apps and devices for self-tracking diet and exercise. The chat was a kick-off to the #mHealth chats since the holidays. Some key points from the chat were:

  • Multiple devices currently are available with different preferences by users
  • Apps can be useful but can require a lot of time inputting information
  • Dietary info on some apps are lacking and could use more work
  • Need for standards on communication of what data collected by apps and devices is being used for
  • How to possibly increase adherence to apps and devices

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Timothy Aungst, PharmD

Digital Pharmacist seeking to integrate technology and mHealth into pharmacy practice and patient care. Assistant Professor by day, blogger and writer by night.

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