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Guidelines for reporting of health interventions using mobile phones: mobile health (mHealth) evidence reporting and assessment (mERA) checklist

  Created on Monday, 21 Mar 2016. Posted in Literature | Toolkit/Database

This is a BMJ guidlines article on research methods and reporting of mobile health apps.

Summary ponts:

  • To improve the reporting of mobile health (mHealth) interventions, the WHO mHealth Technical Evidence Review Group developed a checklist on mHealth evidence reporting and assessment (mERA)
  • The checklist aims to identify a minimum set of information needed to define what the mHealth intervention is (content), where it is being implemented (context), and how it was implemented (technical features), to support replication of the intervention
  • Through widespread adoption, these guidelines should standardise the quality of mHealth evidence reporting, and indirectly improve the quality of mHealth evidence