ApiAppS: A Project to Study and Help Practitioners in Recommending mHealth Apps and Devices to Their Patients

Stud Health Technol Inform. 2019 Aug 21;264:1919-1920. doi: 10.3233/SHTI190713.


The ApiAppS ongoing project aims to provide physicians with a decision support system for the prescription / recommendation of mHealth technologies. We describe the context and the components of the project which includes: 1) a technical part on modelling and implementing the decision support system, and 2) a psychosocial investigation part designed to have a better knowledge of general practitioners (GPs) and patients' expectations, beliefs and practices.

Keywords: Computer Systems; Health comunication; Mobile health.

MeSH terms

  • General Practitioners*
  • Humans
  • Mobile Applications*
  • Telemedicine*