A selection of ongoing and completed projects of the last years.


List of my publications in IEEE style and sorted in descending order by year.

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  • M. Stach, L. Mulansky, M. Reichert, R. Pryss, and F. Beierle, “Call to Action: Investigating Interaction Delay in Smartphone Notifications”, Sensors, vol. 24, no. 8, 2024, doi: 10.3390/s24082612 .

  • C. Morbach, N. Moser, V. Cejka, M. Stach, F. Sahiti, F. Kerwagen, S. Frantz, R. Pryss, G. Gelbrich, P. U. Heuschmann, S. Störk, C. Maack, G. Ertl, M. Fassnacht, C. Wanner, R. Leyh, J. Volkmann, J. Deckert, H. Faller, R. Jahns, and on behalf of the STAAB consortium, “Determinants and reference values of the 6-min walk distance in the general population—results of the population-based STAAB cohort study”, Clinical Research in Cardiology, Jan. 2024, doi: 10.1007/s00392-023-02373-3


  • C. Vogel, M. Stach, J. Allgaier, J. Scheible, F. Hofmann, and R. Pryss, “Exploring Concepts for Pipeline-Driven Mobile Health Data Dashboards: Insights from Personal Projects and Github Contributions”, in 2023 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI), 2023, accepted for publication

  • M. Winter, W. Schlee, T. Probst, M. Stach, and R. Pryss, “Follow-up Evaluation to Explore Disparities between Android and iOS users utilizing the TrackYourTinnitus Ecological Momentary Assessment Platform”, in 2023 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI), 2023, accepted for publication

  • M. Stach, M. Schickler, M. Reichert, and R. Pryss, “Tales From the Past: Adapting App Repositories to App Store Dynamics”, 2023 Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, & Applied Computing (CSCE), 2023, pp. 1342–1347. doi: 10.1109/CSCE60160.2023.00225

  • L. Simon, J. Reimann, L. S. Steubl, M. Stach, K. Spiegelhalder, L. B. Sander, H. Baumeister, E.-M. Messner, and Y. Terhorst, “Help for insomnia from the app store? A standardized rating of mobile health applications claiming to target insomnia”, Journal of Sleep Research, vol. 32, no. 1, p. e13642, Feb. 2023, doi: 10.1111/jsr.13642

  • M. Breitmayer, M. Stach, R. Kraft, J. Allgaier, M. Reichert, W. Schlee, T. Probst, B. Langguth, and R. Pryss, “Predicting the presence of tinnitus using ecological momentary assessments”, Scientific Reports, vol. 13, no. 1, p. 8989, Jun. 2023, doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-36172-7

  • F. Beierle, J. Allgaier, C. Stupp, T. Keil, W. Schlee, J. Schobel, C. Vogel, F. Haug, J. Haug, M. Holfelder, B. Langguth, J. Langguth, B. Riens, R. King, L. Mulansky, M. Schickler, M. Stach, P. Heuschmann, M. Wildner, H. Greger, M. Reichert, H. A. Kestler, and R. Pryss, “Self-Assessment of Having COVID-19 With the Corona Check mHealth App”, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 2794–2805, 2023, doi: 10.1109/JBHI.2023.3264999


  • L. S. Steubl, J. Reimann, L. Simon, Y. Terhorst, M. Stach, H. Baumeister, L. B. Sander, and E.-M. Messner, “A systematic quality rating of available mobile health apps for borderline personality disorder,” Borderline Personality Disorder and Emotion Dysregulation, vol. 9, no. 1, p. 17, Jun. 2022, doi: 10.1186/s40479-022-00186-w

  • M. Stach, F. Pflüger, M. Reichert, and R. Pryss, “LAMP: a monitoring framework for mHealth application research,” Procedia Computer Science, vol. 198, pp. 203–210, 2022, doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2021.12.229

  • E.-M. Messner, N. Sturm, Y. Terhorst, L. B. Sander, D. Schultchen, A. Portenhauser, S. Schmidbaur, M. Stach, J. Klaus, H. Baumeister, and B. M. Walter, “Mobile Apps for the Management of Gastrointestinal Diseases: Systematic Search and Evaluation Within App Stores,” J Med Internet Res, vol. 24, no. 10, p. e37497, Oct. 2022, doi: 10.2196/37497

  • M. Stach, M. Reichert, F. Prasser, H. Baumeister, W. Schlee, P. Heuschmann, M. Rose, and R. Pryss, “Free Technical Solutions for Ecological Momentary Assessments - Searching GitHub plus Google”, in 2022 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI), 2022, doi: 10.1109/csci58124.2022.00315


  • D. Schultchen, Y. Terhorst, T. Holderied, M. Stach, E.-M. Messner, H. Baumeister, and L. B. Sander, “Stay Present with Your Phone: A Systematic Review and Standardized Rating of Mindfulness Apps in European App Stores,” International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 552–560, Oct. 2021, doi: 10.1007/s12529-020-09944-y

  • A. A. Portenhauser, Y. Terhorst, D. Schultchen, L. B. Sander, M. D. Denkinger, M. Stach, N. Waldherr, D. Dallmeier, H. Baumeister, and E.-M. Messner, “Mobile Apps for Older Adults: Systematic Search and Evaluation Within Online Stores,” JMIR Aging, vol. 4, no. 1, p. e23313, Feb. 2021, doi: 10.2196/23313

  • M. Muehlmann, A. Lienert, H. Muehlan, M. Stach, Y. Terhorst, and E.-M. Messner, “Digitale Sexualaufklärung: Verfügbarkeit und Evaluation mobiler deutschsprachiger Apps zur Förderung der sexuellen Gesundheit,” Z Sex Forsch, vol. 34, no. 04, pp. 197–207, Jul. 2021, doi: 10.1055/a-1669-7626

  • C. Mack, Y. Terhorst, M. Stephan, H. Baumeister, M. Stach, E.-M. Messner, J. Bengel, and L. B. Sander, “‘Help in a Heartbeat?’: A Systematic Evaluation of Mobile Health Applications (Apps) for Coronary Heart Disease,” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 18, no. 19, 2021, doi: 10.3390/ijerph181910323

  • F. Beierle, J. Schobel, C. Vogel, J. Allgaier, L. Mulansky, F. Haug, J. Haug, W. Schlee, M. Holfelder, M. Stach, M. Schickler, H. Baumeister, C. Cohrdes, J. Deckert, L. Deserno, J.-S. Edler, F. A. Eichner, H. Greger, G. Hein, P. Heuschmann, D. John, H. A. Kestler, D. Krefting, B. Langguth, P. Meybohm, T. Probst, M. Reichert, M. Romanos, S. Störk, Y. Terhorst, M. Weiß, and R. Pryss, “Corona Health—A Study- and Sensor-Based Mobile App Platform Exploring Aspects of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 18, no. 14, 2021, doi: 10.3390/ijerph18147395


  • B. Walter, S. Schmidbaur, Y. Terhorst, D. Fischer, L. Sander, M. Stach, H. Baumeister, and E. Messner, “Qualitätsanalyse und Review von Apps in der Gastroenterologie anhand eines objektiven Ratingverfahrens (MARS),” Zeitschrift für Gastroenterologie, vol. 58, no. 08, p. P-129, 2020

  • M. Stach, C. Vogel, T.-C. Gablonski, S. Andreas, T. Probst, M. Reichert, M. Schickler, and R. Pryss, “Technical Challenges of a Mobile Application Supporting Intersession Processes in Psychotherapy,” in The 17th International Conference on Mobile Systems and Pervasive Computing (MobiSPC), in Procedia Computer Science, vol. 175. Leuven, Belgium: Elsevier, Aug. 2020, pp. 261–268. doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2020.07.038

  • M. Stach, R. Kraft, T. Probst, E.-M. Messner, Y. Terhorst, H. Baumeister, M. Schickler, M. Reichert, L. B. Sander, and R. Pryss, “Mobile Health App Database - A Repository for Quality Ratings of mHealth Apps,” in 33rd IEEE CBMS International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS), Rochester, MN, USA: IEEE, Jul. 2020, pp. 427–432. doi: 10.1109/CBMS49503.2020.00087

  • M. Mehdi, M. Stach, C. Riha, P. Neff, A. Dode, R. Pryss, W. Schlee, M. Reichert, and F. J. Hauck, “Smartphone and Mobile Health Apps for Tinnitus: Systematic Identification, Analysis, and Assessment,” JMIR mHealth and uHealth, vol. 8, no. 8, p. e21767, Aug. 2020, doi: 10.2196/21767

  • R. Kraft, M. Stach, M. Reichert, W. Schlee, T. Probst, B. Langguth, M. Schickler, H. Baumeister, and R. Pryss, “Comprehensive insights into the TrackYourTinnitus database,” in The 17th International Conference on Mobile Systems and Pervasive Computing (MobiSPC), in Procedia Computer Science, vol. 175. Leuven, Belgium: Elsevier, Aug. 2020, pp. 28–35. doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2020.07.008

  • R. Kraft, W. Schlee, M. Stach, M. Reichert, B. Langguth, H. Baumeister, T. Probst, R. Hannemann, and R. Pryss, “Combining Mobile Crowdsensing and Ecological Momentary Assessments in the Healthcare Domain,” Frontiers in Neuroscience, vol. 14, p. 164, 2020, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2020.00164


  • M. Stach, R. Pryss, M. Schnitzlein, T. Mohring, M. Jurisch, and M. Reichert, “Lightweight Process Support with Spreadsheet-Driven Processes: A Case Study in the Finance Domain,” in Business Process Management Workshops, E. Teniente and M. Weidlich, Eds., Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2018, pp. 323–334, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-74030-0_24

  • M. Stach, T. Mohring, R. Pryss, and M. Reichert, “Towards a Beacon-based Situational Prioritization Framework for Process-Aware Information Systems,” Procedia Computer Science, vol. 134, pp. 153–160, 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.procs.2018.07.156


  • M. Schickler, R. Pryss, M. Stach, J. Schobel, W. Schlee, T. Probst, B. Langguth, and M. Reichert, “An IT Platform Enabling Remote Therapeutic Interventions,” in 2017 IEEE 30th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS), Los Alamitos, CA, USA: IEEE Computer Society, Jun. 2017, pp. 111–116. doi: 10.1109/CBMS.2017.78

  • T. Probst, R. C. Pryss, B. Langguth, M. Spiliopoulou, M. Landgrebe, M. Vesala, S. Harrison, J. Schobel, M. Reichert, M. Stach, and W. Schlee, “Outpatient Tinnitus Clinic, Self-Help Web Platform, or Mobile Application to Recruit Tinnitus Study Samples?,” Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, vol. 9, p. 113, 2017, doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2017.00113