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Approaches to mobile health evaluation: a comparative study
Dick, Samantha; O'Connor, Yvonne; Heavin, Ciara
A major challenge faced by mobile health (mHealth) is identifying an evaluation technique which provides a rigorous evaluation while capturing the unique characteristics of the intervention. This study investigates traditional and emerging methods of mHealth evaluation, identifying existing gaps. This research is a useful first step toward developing an evaluation technique which will facilitate implementation and enable mHealth to reach its potential in accelerating socio-economic development, particularly in Low and Middle Income countries (LMICs).
Keyword(s): Mhealth (mobile health); Evaluation; Randomized controlled trials (RCTs); Comparison; Socio-economic development
Publication Date:
2019
Type: Journal article
Peer-Reviewed: Yes
Language(s): English
Institution: University College Cork
Citation(s): Dick, S., O’Connor, Y. and Heavin, C. (2020) 'Approaches to Mobile Health Evaluation: A Comparative Study', Information Systems Management, 37(1), pp. 75-92. doi: 10.1080/10580530.2020.1696550
Publisher(s): Taylor & Francis
File Format(s): application/pdf
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