Effective behavioral intervention strategies using mobile health applications for chronic disease management: a systematic review.
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2018 Feb 20;18(1):12. Epub 2018 Feb 20.
Program in Public Health, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA.
Background: Mobile health (mHealth) has continuously been used as a method in behavioral research to improve self-management in patients with chronic diseases. However, the evidence of its effectiveness in chronic disease management in the adult population is still lacking. We conducted a systematic review to examine the effectiveness of mHealth interventions on process measures as well as health outcomes in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to improve chronic disease management. Read More