How To Use Inhalers for iPad

App score: 62/100 About the Orcha review

An App for Asthma & COPD patients who use inhalers as part of their respiratory treatment.

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Platform: iOS

Cost: In App Purchases

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Condition(s) this app helps

  • Asthma
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • COPD

Description

An App for Asthma & COPD patients who use inhalers as part of their respiratory treatment.
An interactive audio-visual step by step demonstration on how to use your inhaler correctly.
Inhaler Training videos available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Polish for 12+ inhalers

Asthma and COPD Inhalers: (Metered dose inhaler, with Spacer, Diskus, Handihaler, Respimat, Ellipta, Aerolizer, Neohaler, Pressair, Autohaler, Flexhaler and Twisthaler)

The Key features are:
1. Select your Inhaler and language
2. Get 3D animated view of your inhaler with our 360 Degree View module
3. Watch how to inhale medication from your inhaler with How to Inhale module
4. Learn with the Instructor how to use your inhaler device
5. Practice with device camera to perfect your inhaler technique & get visual feedback
6. Take audio-visual quiz to evaluate your knowledge
7. Download free app Assist Me with Inhaler to track your dosage & get inhaler reminder

10 sessions available for free, purchase more sessions from the store.


App score: 62/100

More details

Reviewed on: 31 January 2019 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)

  • General Information
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  • "Health Tracking
  • "Health Tracking
  • Goal Setting and Gamification
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 doesn't 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 through end user testing as part of its design and development.

Customisation

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.

Support

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

Cost

The App isn't entirely free to use.


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