Sleep

CBT-i Coach

Recommended: 88

CBT-i Coach is an evidence based app designed for patients with insomnia. It uses cognitive behavioral therapy in conjunction with a health provider (VA) to help improve sleep habits and guide them through routines to improve sleep hygiene and improve rest.

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Cardiovascular

Hello Heart Premium

Acceptable: 70

An outstanding mobile app for people interested in monitoring and tracking their blood pressure. However, it lacks high-quality evidence to backup their claims of helping people manage/ optimize blood pressure control.

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Sleep

Sleepio

Recommended: 85

An outstanding app for insomnia that helps users achieve better sleep through delivering elements of cognitive behavioral therapy and integrating real time data from wearable devices.

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Sleep

Smart Alarm Clock

Limited: 43

Overall App Summary: The Smart Alarm Clock app stands out for it’s abilities to record sleep disruptive sounds while sleeping thus giving the user the possibility of eliminating them. This App also has a Social Networking feature which Apps reviewed to date also do not have. The alarm sounds collection while very broad, is not […]

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Sleep

Sleep Science HQ

Limited: 41

Overall App Summary: SLEEP SCIENCE HQ is a very appealingly designed App both from a visual as well as an auditory perspective (alarm soundscapes) which fails to live up to the “science” in it’s name. It clearly succeeds only as a versatile and aesthetically pleasing “Alarm Clock”. It’s one of a family of Apps aimed […]

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Sleep

Deep Sleep

Acceptable: 63

Overall App Summary: Deep Sleep by Andrew Johnson is a simple digital sleep tool with a clear focus on guided mediation that is useful for who have trouble stilling their minds, a prerequisite for deep restful sleep. With less focus on diagnostics and analytics, the soundscape paired with the authoritative yet soothing, lilting directives of […]

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Sleep

Pillow

Acceptable: 63

Overall App Summary:   App’s Intended Use: App is intended to help you coordinate sleeping and waking up at the right time, as well as offer the usual benefits of a lot of data around ones sleep. It is intended to have a free feature and an upgrade to get all the premium data functionality […]

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Sleep

Sleep Time

Limited: 50

Overall App Summary: Sleep Time is a popular mobile app that tracks and analyzes sleep data through body movements. However, in one study comparing the Sleep Time app (published in 2015) to overnight polysomnography (the gold standard), the app showed very poor correlation to the gold standard. The app is an early prototype with all of […]

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Sleep

MotionX 24/7

Limited: 51

Overall App Summary: MotionX 24/7 is in a crowded field of sleep-related apps. This one has many features, which may confuse the user. Further, none of them are clearly backed by sound medical science. However, the casual user may be interested in the sleep monitoring possibilities (sleep duration, snoring) and the relevant reports generated. The […]

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Sleep

Sense Sleep

Acceptable: 71

Overall App Summary: Overall, SenseSleep is a good introductory app for users who are looking for a breathing relaxation technique to help them prepare for sleep. It is a data-driven, science-backed mobile application that utilizes objective assessment (breathing, HR) along with subjective assessments (user supplied ratings of sleep quality and stress level) to provide insights to users so […]

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Medication Adherence

MediSafe

Recommended: 81

A well designed mobile app intended for patients who are on multiple medications for chronic diseases and who have a hard time complying with their prescription medications.

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