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dc.contributor.authorEnste, Peteren_US
dc.contributor.authorMerkel, Sebastianen_US
dc.contributor.authorRomanowski, Saschaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-04-16en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-04-18T13:44:35Z-
dc.date.available2012-04-18T13:44:35Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:0176-201013024en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/57234-
dc.description.abstractNowadays more than half of all Germans (52.6%) inform themselves about health topics online. It is expected that in 2011 every third mobile phone sold will be a smartphone. At the moment there are more than 300,000 applications available since the introduction of the Apple online store in July 2008; by the end of September, they have been downloaded seven billion times. In Germany, about 1400 Health Apps are available, internationally there are already more than 7000. Health Apps play a minor role currently, but have, according to the online shop, growth rates of up to 156.6% (Android Market). Although many telemedicine solutions share the same or a similar value proposition they rely on different technical innovations. Smartphones / apps can serve as a uniform interface and thus decrease deficiencies in user acceptance and competence. Economically and from a consumer point of view, there lies a great potential in the development of health-related apps, which is (still) not fully utilizeden_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherIAT Gelsenkirchenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesForschung Aktuell 13/2010een_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.titleHealth from your pocket? Opportunities and limitations of health-related appsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn690129386en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:iatfor:132010e-
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