Personal Health Metrics and Good UX: Partners in Healthcare
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Sep 1, 2014

Personal Health Metrics and Good UX: Partners in Healthcare

When coupled with a good user experience, personal health apps and data can inspire positive behavioral or lifestyle changes.

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Countless personal health and wellness applications have been developed over the past few years, and more spring up all the time. The ubiquity of devices, health-focused apps, social networks, and other digital tools all enable users to set new goals and regularly collect and track their own personal data toward achieving them.

When coupled with a good user experience, personal health apps and data can inspire positive behavioral or lifestyle changes. This article by John Dirks and fellow Blinker Tom Satwicz was published in September 2014 in UXPA Magazine.

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Figure 1. WebQuit asks users to develop a plan for quitting that includes emotional inspiration and specific targets.

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