My Asthma App

App score: 68/100 About the Orcha review

Developed for New Zealand adults and children for asthma emergencies and general well-being

Empowering everyday Kiwis with information and processes to help them with asthma.

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Platform: iOS

Cost: Entirely Free

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Condition(s) this app helps

  • Asthma

Description

Developed for New Zealand adults and children for asthma emergencies and general well-being

Empowering everyday Kiwis with information and processes to help them with asthma. Inside MyAsthma are informative resources and steps to take for every asthma scenario, which gives you and others access to important medical information during an asthma flare-up

Customised Asthma Plan

With your health professional you can create a digital version of your customised Action plan, complete with all the steps and information personalised just for you. When you need to let someone know about your asthma or what to do when your symptoms worsen, you can send them a copy directly from the app.

First Aid information

MyAsthma contains vital first aid information for every asthma scenario. Follow the steps in the acronym ASTHMA to remember what to do, and help others help you too. MyAsthma also contains important information around different medications and triggers, to keep you informed at all times.


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App score: 68/100

More details

Reviewed on: 12 June 2020 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)

  • General Information
  • Alerts and Notifications
  • Social Support Networks
  • "Health Tracking
  • "Health Tracking
  • Data Sharing
  • Carer Support
  • Data Sharing
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 doesn't allow you to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.

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 is entirely free to use.


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