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Mobile SpA Apps Need Quality Improvement

Key clinical point: The quality of apps for seronegative spondyloarthritis was overall low, with apps originating in the United Kingdom and Canada achieving higher scores.

Major finding: The overall Mobile App Rating Score was 3.8/5.0 for 23 provider- and patient-directed spondyloarthritis apps.

Study details: Review of 23 mobile apps for Android and iOS focused on spondyloarthritis.

Disclosures: The authors reported no conflicts of interest and no outside sources of funding.


Iyer P et al. SPARTAN 2019.