by Wenlong Xu and Yin Liu
JMIR mHealth uHealth 2015;3(1):e28 (18 March 2015)
The market of mobile health (mHealth) apps has rapidly evolved in the past decade. With more than 100,000 mHealth apps currently available, there is no centralized resource that collects information on these health-related apps for researchers in this field to effectively evaluate the strength and weakness of these apps. The authors have developed a centralized resource that provides detailed information of more than 60,000 health-related apps from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. Using this information resource, they analyzed thousands of apps systematically and provide an overview of the trends for mHealth apps.