Journal article

Here's something I prepared earlier: a review of the time to publication of cross-sectional reviews of smartphone health apps

Mark Larsen, Jennifer Nicholas, Jin Han, Christopher Lemon, Kelsi Okun, Michelle Torok, David Wong, Iana Wong, Quincy Wong, Kit Huckvale

BMJ Open | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Across a range of health conditions, apps are increasingly valued as tools for supporting the delivery and coordination of healthcare. Research-led cross-sectional reviews of apps are a potential resource to inform app selection in face of uncertainties around content quality, safety and privacy. However, these peer-reviewed publications only capture a snapshot of highly dynamic app stores and marketplaces. To determine the extent to which marketplace dynamics might impact the interpretation of app reviews, the current study sought to quantify the lag between the reported time of app assessment and publication of the results of these studies. DESIGN: Searches were conducted on ME..

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