Mobile Apps for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Opportunities and Challenges

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Mobile applications have the potential to improve health outcomes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Whereas other chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart failure have a well-established presence in the mobile application realm, apps focused on RA are still in their infancy. This article presents an overview of the types of mobile apps that can be used for RA and discusses the opportunities and challenges associated with them.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-209
Number of pages13
JournalRheumatic Disease Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2019


  • Mhealth
  • Mobile applications
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Self-management
  • Smartphone

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology


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