Successful medication adherence particularly in elderly with chronic diseases will improve their self-management. Medication reminder systems could be useful to improve this adherence. This study consists of two phases, designing a mobile medical app based on Android platform and then its evaluation. To develop this application, first, the use case scenarios have been hypothesized in partnership with health professionals and patients used to take medications daily. Unified Modeling Language was used to model the use cases. The evaluation was performed with usability testing and efficacy testing. The results show that the app was well accepted both in young people and older adults. Engaging target users and health professionals in the conception and development of a health-related app could have better results in the usability and the efficacy of the app.
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