Mobile Application Development Process for Diabetes Patients in Primary Care Unit, Bangkok, Thailand: A Case Study of EASYDM Mobile Application
Nusaree Sripath, Nutta Taneepanichskul, Surasak Taneepanichskul
The aim of this study was development the mobile application that collaborated the Primary Care unit service with uncontrolled diabetes on improving medication adherence in Primary Care Unit. EASYDM development process included 4 steps following: Step 1: Problem base development, Step 2: Figure out about the application Step 3: Application developing Step 4: Test & Receive Feedback. Questionnaire were given to 584 diabetes, 8 Primary Care unit staff in Samai, Bangkok, Thailand. The result SPSS 13.0 was used for statistical analyses. All of diabetes mobile device type were android and less than 30% of diabetes patients have application download experience. 2.9% of diabetes patient participants have no application in their mobile phone. Line application were the most popular mobile application among diabetes patient 97.1% And 71.2% use mobile application every day. The most recommendation must be less complex 43.7%. The first goal of the application for both diabetes patient group (58.0%) and Primary Care unit staff group (87.5%). Most diabetes patients need to update their medication adherence status via medication adherence appraisal specification function on mobile application (99.3%) when Primary Care unit staff 1group range reminder buzz for medication taking time, health index information and laboratory result information at the first functional specification of the application (100%). However, in conclusions, the findings also highlight some challenges for the further study about as if this ideal application could be developed to meet the core needs of diabetes.