my mhealth

App score: 85/100 About the Orcha review

Comprehensive education, rehabilitation, and self-management for long-term conditions, including Asthma, COPD, Diabetes and Heart Disease.

Note: please do check with your GP if you are able to get this app for free before downloading it below.

What does my mhealth: myCOPD do?

Educational Course

My COPD offers full online educational courses from world experts to help you learn more about COPD and your lungs.

Anatomy of the lungs stylised x-ray

Inhaler Videos

The app also has helpful videos on how to use your inhalers, with handy tips for health care providers.

Pulmonary rehabilitation

There is also an exercise programme you can follow, to help you stay active and manage your condition.

Lung function reports

You can view your lung function and upload reports using the lung function tile. And monitor trends of your lung function over time using the reports button.

Weather and pollution forecasting

Receive an accurate forecast daily and understand how the weather and air pollution in your local area can impact on your health. You can then plan your day with more confidence.

Self management plan

The self management planning feature of this app also helps you keep track of how and when to take your medication. The diary allows you to keep a record of your inhaler intakes.

What do YOU think about My COPD?

Orcha app review

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Platform: Android

Cost: In App Purchases

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Condition(s) this app helps

  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Chest Infection

Description

Comprehensive education, rehabilitation, and self-management for long-term conditions, including Asthma, COPD, Diabetes and Heart Disease. Developed with clinical experts to help you achieve the very best outcomes.

Each app has been developed with clinical experts in their field to provide you with the knowledge and support to manage your long-term condition. Our apps are evidence-based, CE marked and approved by the NHS.

myAsthma brings you the world's first online self-management app helping you to achieve the very best asthma control. Built by asthma experts with patients, myAsthma puts you in control like never before. Suitable for users 12 years of age or older.

myCOPD is the complete solution for patients suffering from COPD. From perfecting your inhaler technique with our inhaler videos, receiving education from world experts, and a complete online pulmonary rehabilitation class. myCOPD will deliver to you the very best in COPD care.

myDiabetes brings you the most comprehensive, user-friendly and intuitive diabetes app available on any device. Built by diabetes experts myDiabetes puts you in control like never before. The app provides expert education on all aspects of diabetes care and allows you to monitor your blood glucose, HbA1C, and other risk factors to reduce your risk of serious long-term complications. myDiabetes also brings you closer to your clinician, enhancing and enabling efficient care remotely.

myHeart is a comprehensive platform for patients suffering from heart disease, and for those who have undergone recent heart surgery. The app delivers an individualised self-management and cardiac rehabilitation platform that is customised to your individual condition. Using our award-winning rehabilitation platform, and integrating over 50 new educational videos, myHeart brings you very best support to help you understand and manage your heart condition.


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App score: 85/100

More details

Reviewed on: 4 June 2020 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)

  • General Information
  • Alerts and Notifications
  • Environmental Data
  • "Health Tracking
  • "Health Tracking
  • Data Sharing
  • Remote Clinical Monitoring
  • Treatment Support
  • Goal Setting and Gamification
  • "Health Tracking
  • "Health Tracking
  • Wellbeing Tracking
  • Carer Support
  • Service Signposting
  • Automated Guidance
  • 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 does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.

The App does 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 was clear from our review that the App had been involved in any clinical trials or similar testing to demonstrate its 'real world' effectiveness.

Regulation

This app is a medical device and has a CE mark.

Testing

It was 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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