Mobile health apps improve but do they help the neediest patients?

As digital tools advance fields such as education and healthcare, there is a risk that these tools create a digital divide.  This phenomenon, known as the Matthew Effect, suggests that those with the will and the means march ahead through these tools, whilst those with neither get increasingly left behind.  As such, even incredibly well intentioned inventions can do as much harm as they do good.

A recent study supports this, suggesting that many app developers are failing to really cater for the needs of those who could really benefit from the apps.

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