Published Research

Please find as enclosed our published research based on applications we have previously developed jointly for E-Health-care.

1. The Alcohol Tracker Application

The alcohol self-management smartphone application: an evidence-based approach 

  • Melvyn W Zhang
  • Roger C Ho

BMJ Innov 2015;1:74 Published Online First: 6 July 2015 doi:10.1136/bmjinnov-2015-000057

App available at:

BMJ Talk Medicine Podcast

CNN Press Interview:

Med Scape Press Interview:

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2. The Mental Health Wellness  / Visual Pill Tracker Application

Mental health wellness application: a new toolkit for psychological wellness 

  • Melvyn W Zhang
  • Roger C Ho

BMJ Innov Published Online First: 28 July 2015 doi:10.1136/bmjinnov-2015-000054

App available at:

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3. The Deja-Vu CASC Application

Melvyn W. B. ZhangCyrus S. H. HoChristopher C. S. CheokRoger C. M. Ho
4. The Mastering Psychiatry Application
 Global Outreach of a Locally-Developed Mobile Phone App for Undergraduate Psychiatry Education

1National Healthcare Group, Singapore, Singapore

2National Addiction Management Service, Institute of Mental Health, Singapore, Singapore

3National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Zhang MW, Cheok CC, Ho RC

Global Outreach of a Locally-Developed Mobile Phone App for Undergraduate Psychiatry Education

JMIR Medical Education 2015;1(1):e3

DOI: 10.2196/mededu.4179

Technol Health Care. 2014;22(6):847-55. doi: 10.3233/THC-140861.
Methodology of development and students' perceptions of a psychiatry educational smartphone application.
App available at:
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5. The Delirium Care Application
Technol Health Care. 2015 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print]
Methodology of Development of a Delirium clinical application and initial feasibility results.
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6. The Haze Crisis Response Application
JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2014 Mar 25;2(1):e16. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.2827.
Usage of social media and smartphone application in assessment of physical and psychological well-being of individuals in times of a major air pollution crisis.
BMC Psychiatry. 2014 Mar 19;14:81. doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-14-81.
Impact of 2013 south Asian haze crisis: study of physical and psychological symptoms and perceived dangerousness of pollution level.
7. Perspectives about E-Health
Re: Technological Innovations in Mental Healthcare: Harnessing the digital revolution
Melvyn WB ZhangSpecialist Registrar / Senior ResidentNational HealthCare Group
2015-04-20 13:51

Other Contributors:
Roger C M Ho, Assistant Professor and Consultant Psychiatrist, National University of Singapore
Chris C S Cheok, Senior Consultant Psychiatrist, IMH
8. App Development / Psychiatrists as App Developers
JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2014 Dec 9;2(4):e55. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.3549.
Applications of Low cost methodologies for app development.
JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2014 Nov 11;2(4):e53. doi: 10.2196/mhealth.3425.
Enabling Psychiatrists to be Mobile Phone App Developers: Insights into App Development Methdologies