Last Thursday, WebMD released an iPhone app that is now the third most popular app in the health & wellness section. Pretty impressive popularity considering a modest user rating of three stars. Looking at the comments it is clear that WebMD rushed this product to market.
Makes one wonder if it was the slick demo of A.D.A.M. that WebMD saw at the recent Health 2.0 conference or hearing Microsoft’s announcement at the Connected for Health Symposium that a HealthVault iPhone app was to be released in near future.
Clearly, something pushed WebMD’s development group a little harder than they intended as it is hard to fathom that WebMD would release a product that is so flawed.
Biggest complaint: system crashes when using the symptom checker feature.
[…] three stars. Looking at the comments it is clear that WebMD rushed this product to market.” Article John Moore, Chilmark Research, 4 November […]