WCSE 2019 SUMMER ISBN: 978-981-14-1684-2

Effects on the Successful Use of Mobile Phone Application for Healthcare

Waraporn Jirapanthong

Abstract— This research proposes the development of mobile application to promote Thai people’ health. It consists of three main parts: firstly, to promote healthy consumption for individuals, secondly, to support appropriate work out for individuals, and thirdly, to support people to quit smoking. The group of 34 participants were not trained to use the application. It is found that some of them could have achieved the application’s objectives. The results are analysed regarding participant demographics, for examples, age, gender, education background, and job background. Based on the results, it shows that the participants have positive attitude towards the use of mobile application. They agree that the application supports and motivates them to improve their health. Possible directions for further investigations can be elaborated.

Index Terms— Thai Health, Health Care, Mobile Phone Application, Android

Waraporn Jirapanthong
College of Creative Design and Entertainment Technology, Dhurakij Pundit University, THAILAND


Cite: Waraporn Jirapanthong, "Effects on the Successful Use of Mobile Phone Application for Healthcare," Proceedings of 2019 the 9th International Workshop on Computer Science and Engineering, pp. 728-733, Hong Kong, 15-17 June, 2019.