Digital Health

Designing mHealth Apps

Read this post about designing an effective mHealth app, fifth in a series from CIRP@CHOP Digital Health Initiative experts.

Undergraduates Benefit from Research Training

Read about the undergraduate research experience of two co-op students with the Digital Health Initiative at CHOP in this interview.

Listen to Your Target Audience to Design a Viable mHealth Product

Learn about how to listen to your target market to create a viable mHealth app/intervention from the Digital Health Initiative at CHOP.

Assessing Content Validity for mHealth App Development

Read this third installment in a 6-part series on effective mHealth app development. Today's post is about how to use theory and evidence to guide app development.

Laying the Foundation for MHealth App Development

Learn why when planning an mHealth intervention, it's important to understand the problem and your audience. This informative post is the second in a six-part series on mHealth app development.

Best Practices for mHealth App Development

Learn about the best practice approaches and steps for developing mHealth apps that have the best chance of improving health from Linda Fleisher, PhD, who leads the Digital Health Initiative at CHOP.

Prioritizing Engagement and Effectiveness in Digital Health

Two overarching themes are beginning to emerge in digital health that are important to public health and align well with CIRP@CHOP’s own digital health research: engagement and effectiveness. Although not new to the digital health research field, they are becoming a priority.

Join CIRP for a Twitter Chat on Head Injuries in Children

CIRP@CHOP's Kristy Arbogast, PhD and Mark Zonfrillo, MD, MSCE will be expert participants in a December 2nd Twitter Chat on sports-related head injuries in children, tweeting under the handle @safetymd. The chat will cover the latest concussion research, advocacy efforts, education about protecting young athletes, signs and symptoms of concussions, and treatment options.

Using Best Practices to Design Public Health Interventions

Public health interventions should integrate best practices in program development.

Harnessing the Tools of Marketers for Prevention Science

Think about the last time you had a good online shopping experience.You probably felt like it was personal, pleasant, and quickly met your needs. Right? Well, behind such an experience is a very sophisticated process that involves user-centered design and testing, user tracking, evaluation, continuous improvement, and an eye towards creating a personal encounter and a loyal customer. Learn how CIRP@CHOP is using these marketing tools to deliver an online program to teach teens how to drive.

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