Obesity is a global health concern, with more than 39% of the population being classified as overweight (Sharpe et al., 2017). Unfortunately, the majority of conventional weight loss programs seem to be ineffective as one-third of patients regain weight in the same year of intervention.
Nevertheless, with the rapid advancements in digital health, e-interventions prove to be sufficient tools in healthcare. Weight loss apps, in particular, are becoming more and more beneficial to:
Since many patients, especially those living in the westernized society, report having a smartphone with a data plan, mHealth apps have become an inseparable part of healthcare practices (Hurkmans et al., 2018). At the same time, although there’s an abundance of weight loss apps available online, users worldwide report lack of personalized approach. To improve patient outcomes and user satisfaction, Qolty helps doctors create the most effective weight loss app, which will suit their research and healthcare management goals. Note that customization options can support a wide range of patients’ personal targets, such as weight reduction, energy intake, and levels of physical activity. Qolty can help you integrate a wide range of customized options and measures, analyze data in real time 24/7, provide feedback and reinforcement to users, and create an engaging and easy to navigate interface at no cost. Apps can be available for different operating systems, such as Android and iOS. Some essential features include:
Weight loss apps integrate numerous measures and customization options. Apart from all the features Qolty can help you incorporate into your weight loss app and research, mHealth apps have numerous benefits:
The potential of mHeath apps is mind-blowing. Hurkmans and colleagues concluded that in fact, weight loss programs could be completed via mHealth apps. Since many people own a smartphone, apps are easily accessible and well-accepted.
So, if you have an innovative idea about a weight loss program, let us help you build a sophisticated weight loss app with a wide range of integrated tools – with the sole purpose to benefit your research and improve your patients’ well-being. Do not forget that we can help you recruit participants and analyze data effectively.
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