Typology-Based Analysis of Covid-19 Mobile Applications: Implications for Patient Empowerment
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CitationVuokko, Riikka. Saranto, Kaija. Palojoki, Sari. (2020). Typology-Based Analysis of Covid-19 Mobile Applications: Implications for Patient Empowerment. Integrated Citizen Centered Digital Health and Social Care, 275, 212-216. 10.3233/SHTI200725.
During COVID-19 pandemic, mobile technology is seen as potential tool for epidemic control and citizens’ empowerment. Based on literature, we explore, which are the currently known types of the mobile apps and what implications do the apps have for patient empowerment. There is a need for evidence and an assessment framework to ensure that COVID-19 apps deliver on their promises.