Creating ‘sticky’ digital health solutions

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Many Canadians are seeking easy access to trustworthy, customized health guidance for themselves and their families. Navigating the competitive digital health world is filled with challenges. Making apps ‘sticky’ is not easy. Youth and adults have different needs. Measuring success is essential but what does it look like? Scaling and sustaining apps is a whole other story. Get answers from the Childhood Obesity Foundation. They've created and are evaluating a parent and youth healthy lifestyle app called Aim2Be. It will be live this summer.


  • Identify three program preferences of youth; of parents
  • Identify five lessons learned from building and delivering parent and youth applications
  • Identify three feasible lifestyle behaviour changes from using health apps.

Date of Presentation: July 22, 2020, DC Virtual Conference

Host: Business and Industry Network

Speaker: Janice Macdonald MEd, RD, FDC


  • Video presentation (1 hour 11 min) with the presentation slides (pdf)
  • Audio file (mp3 file)

Cost: $19.95 for members; $24.95 for non-members; $14.95 for students

Last Updated: June 4, 2021

Type: Learning on Demand