Evaluation of Mobile Phone Healthcare Applications During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Stud Health Technol Inform. 2021 May 27;281:1100-1101. doi: 10.3233/SHTI210363.


Our aim in the present study was to evaluate the HealthBuddy+ smartphone app, designed and implemented by the World Health Organization for the European region. For this purpose, we have used Heuristic evaluation method. The tools utilized in this study included 10 heuristics and measure System Usability Scale (SUS), as well as Nielsen's five-point Severity Ranking Scale.

Keywords: App; Covid-19; Evaluation; Healthcare.

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19*
  • Cell Phone*
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Humans
  • Mobile Applications*
  • Pandemics
  • SARS-CoV-2