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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article

'Trust but verify'—five approaches to ensure safe medical apps.

Wicks P, Chiauzzi E. BMC medicine. 2015;13:205.

Mobile health applications can help patients monitor their health, but questions exist regarding whether these applications reliably support patients' decision-making. This commentary describes five strategies to improve the functionality of mobile health applications, including consumer education, developer accountability, transparency of evaluation results, and government regulation.