Consumer Behavior

Consumer Attitudes and Perceptions on mHealth Privacy and Security: Findings From a Mixed-Methods Study.

Publication Date: 
May 29, 2015

This study examined consumers' attitudes and perceptions regarding mobile health (mHealth) technology use in health care. Twenty-four focus groups with 256 participants were conducted in 5 geographically diverse locations.

Feasibility and validity of mobile phones to assess dietary intake.

Publication Date: 
Oct 04, 2014

Current limitations of conventional dietary assessment methods restrict the establishment of diet-disease relationships and efficacy of dietary interventions.

Exploring the focus and experiences of smartphone applications for addiction recovery.

Publication Date: 
Sep 30, 2013

Addiction recovery Smartphone applications (apps) (n = 87) identified on the Google Play store in 2012 were coded, along with app user reviews, to explore functions, foci, and user experiences.

"Mediman" - the smartphone as a learning platform?

Publication Date: 
Mar 07, 2013

Mobile devices with a connection to the internet - smartphones - are seen all over the place since the popular introduction of the Apple iPhone. Similar products existed but no company managed to combine simplicity and functionality so seamlesly.

Behavioral screening measures delivered with a smartphone app: psychometric properties and user preference.

Publication Date: 
Nov 01, 2013

The smartphone is an increasingly widespread technological vehicle for general health and psychological health promotion, evaluation, education, and sometimes intervention.

Assessing user preferences for e-readers and tablets.

Publication Date: 
Feb 11, 2013

Librarians purchased 12 e-readers and six tablets to provide patrons the opportunity to experiment with the latest mobile technologies. After several train-the-trainer sessions, librarians shared device information with the broader health sciences community.

A usability study of the PubMed on Tap user interface for PDAs.

Publication Date: 
Sep 13, 2004

Healthcare providers are challenged by the availability of information at the point of care. Overcoming these challenges requires access to current, reliable, and accurate information.