AsthmaMD

App score: 50/100 About the Orcha review

AsthmaMD is the original asthma research app.

AsthmaMD app logo image

Platform: iOS

Cost: Entirely Free

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Condition(s) this app helps

  • Asthma
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Cough

Description

AsthmaMD is the original asthma research app. Is a FREE (no hidden or upgrade fees) iPhone, iPod, iPad asthma management application.

The number-1 asthma and COPD management app, now sold with the AsthmaMD Peak Flow Meter in every Walgreens and CVS in US.

AsthmaMD is easy and quick to use.

Created by Sam Pejham, MD.

Keep a journal of your asthma easily and quickly.

Visualize your asthma activity on a color graph.

Patent Pending Asthma Action Plan for greatly simplifies using your Action Plan.

Share asthma diary and color graph with your physician.

Use AsthmaMD to help doctors with asthma research.

Manage multiple users with one device.

Easily pick from a list of medications.

Track how medication is helping you manage asthma.

Instantly map your PFM to severity zones.

Track asthma triggers such as:

Allergies, Pollens, Pollutants, etc.

AsthmaMD not only helps you track your asthma but you will also be helping doctors and researchers learn more about asthma, and other asthma sufferers like yourself learn about high asthma locations.
You have an option to participate anonymously and securely using systems managed by google to provide researchers with information that has never been available before. Imagine helping a parent find an area to move that has a lower asthma rates, or pick a school in an area with a lower rate of asthma attacks.

We are going to change asthma research and you have a chance to be part of it.

Support us and asthma research by downloading and using this app and telling other asthma patients about it.

We want to hear from you, email us at [email protected]


App score: 50/100

More details

Reviewed on: 25 November 2019 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)

  • General Information
  • Alerts and Notifications
  • "Health Tracking
  • "Health Tracking
  • Data Sharing
  • Carer Support
  • Automated Guidance
Data Collection

The data collected about you is capable of identifying that it relates to you

The type of data that it collects is classified as sensitive data.

(Identifiable and Sensitive) - Because of the type of data that this App collects it is particularly important that the App takes the security and privacy of that data seriously and only enables others to see or share this information if you have expressly consented to this.

Data Use

The App does state that it won't share your data in any way with other people without your consent.

The App does allow you to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.

Data Security

The App doesn't encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.

The App doesn't encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is retained by the the developer.

Professional Assurance

It was clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.

It wasn't clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.

Testing

It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been involved in any clinical trials or similar testing to demonstrate its 'real world' effectiveness.

Testing

It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.

Customisation

The App does provide customisable features.

End User Capacity

The App doesn't provide support for users with poor sight.

The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.

Support

The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App is entirely free to use.


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