Your patients are not just living longer – they’re living longer with chronic conditions. To make the best of it, they need to be empowered to look after themselves. It just so happens we have an app for that.
Practical Apps is dedicated to giving patients the tools they need to look after their health in collaboration with you, their primary care provider. On your behalf, here we take a critical look at mobile health apps to figure out which can actually help patients and which are just digital snake oil.
Your one-stop resource for trusted clinical app reviews
Dr. Niraj Mistry
Anxiety is the most common mental health issue among children and youth. While evidence supports the benefits of psychological therapies, access to these services is a major barrier. As such, empowering children, youth and their parents through technology may be a viable solution. We provide a review of two apps consistent with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), a general stress management app and an app aiming to foster resilience in children through breathing, thinking and doing.
Practical Apps is a collaboration between the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) and the Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Primary Care (WIHV).
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