LifeMap Solutions, co-creators of the ResearchKit Asthma Health app [Direct Link], yesterday published a blog post detailing the success of the first few weeks of the app’s lifespan and how it has engaged its users in return visits as much as some social media and gaming apps on iOS.
In the official ResearchKit blog post, LifeMap Solutions details the preliminary findings of the Asthma Health app, which aims to attain greater insight into the disease and subsequently attempt to help users become more educated on the issues at hand.
The developers were initially worried about the tricky e-consent process every user must go through when first launching the app, with secondary concerns wondering if users would find the experience as “sticky” and addictive as other apps they use daily. Asthma Health’s usage data showcased not only willingness to give e-consent, but a high engagement rate in returning…
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