CF GeneE is an educational app for healthcare professionals that works on your Android.
Cost: Entirely Free
First released: 9 February 2016
Last updated: 31 May 2018
Latest version: 5.0.0
Developer: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc
Condition(s) this app helps
- Cystic Fibrosis
CF GeneE is an educational app for healthcare professionals that works on your Android. Use CF GeneE as a resource to view information about common mutations in the CFTR (cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator) gene that lead to cystic fibrosis disease.
·View information on the most frequently occurring disease-causing mutations in the CFTR gene
·Understand the functional consequences of these common CFTR gene mutations at the CFTR protein level
·Launch narrated animations that discuss the molecular mechanisms by which CFTR mutations can lead to CF disease
·Obtain information on the worldwide prevalence of each mutation, with mutations mapped on a Google(R) map of the world
·Easy to use interface for quick navigation
Reviewed on: 25 November 2019 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)
- General Information
The data collected about you is capable of identifying that it relates to you
The type of data that it collects isn't classified as sensitive data.
(Identifiable but not Sensitive) ' The type of information this App collects, is not sensitive but is still classed as identifiable data, relating to you and so could poses a risk in terms of your privacy and confidentiality. It is still therefore important that the publisher is clear what they do or don't do with this information.
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.
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.
It wasn't 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.
It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.
The App does provide customisable features.
End User Capacity
The App does provide support for users with poor sight.
The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.
The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.
The App is entirely free to use.
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