MyHealthFabric

App score: 63/100 About the Orcha review

Pick a Plan – Earn Rewards – Live Better

Earn points, for healthier living and claim rewards.

MyHealthFabric app logo image

Platform: Android

Cost: Entirely Free

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Condition(s) this app helps

  • Asthma

Description

Pick a Plan – Earn Rewards – Live Better

Earn points, for healthier living and claim rewards. Allow health and wellness professionals to monitor your progress by booking online appointments from a range of health and wellness experts. These experts will have self-management plans that you can follow on a daily or weekly basis.

To help ourselves maintain a healthy lifestyle, we need the information and tools to do so. Whether you want to manage an existing health condition or just want some help to improve your lifestyle, Health Fabric is where you need to be! Access a library of health and wellbeing plans. Some plans have daily tasks, and if the user completes their daily tasks, they earn points towards certain rewards. These plans can be complemented with access to health and wellness experts that provide virtual consultations via the app. Whatever your goal may be Health Fabric is equipped to help in a way that suits you. Putting you in control of your Health and wellbeing.

What do the users think?
“I recently started running. I’m going to use ‘MyHealthFabric’ to kick start my fitness plan and track my progress” – MyHealthFabric User
“I have been a Type 1 diabetic since I was one and a half. I control my diabetes with four insulin shots a day. Previously I found it really difficult to remember to take my insulin shots before or after meals. The App is really helpful reminding me when to take my shots. It’s also useful to track my blood sugar before and after exercise. The library access gives me links to websites and direct information instead of having to search through the internet just to find one useful website. IT’S BRILLIANT!” - Becky Cash
“I’m using ‘MyHealthFabric’ for inspiration and motivation” – MyHealthFabric User
“I’m using ‘MyHealthFabric’ to help me balance my university commitments with my social life to reduce my stress levels.” – Jess Palm
“Being an Asthmatic I’ve struggled to do high intensity exercise. Other Apps I’ve used give you High Intensity workouts which haven’t worked for me. This App is brilliant because I can create my own fitness regime with a mixture of high and low intensity. I don’t feel I need to take my inhaler as much anymore. Something as simple as this will benefit me for the rest of my life.” – MyHealthFabric User

“It makes me feel a lot happier to know my family are taking their medicine at the right time and are keeping an eye on their high blood pressure” – MyHealthFabric User

“I suffer from Epilepsy. I now get reminders to take my medications and in case I have a seizure I’ve shared my Incident Plan with everyone so they know what to do.” – MyHealthFabric User

“I’ve used the App to create plans for when I go to the gym every week so I can monitor my fitness and know exactly what I’m doing for next time and how to improve” – MyHealthFabric User

“I’ve been trying to quit smoking for four years. It’s not worked for me. Then I found this App. There’s other people’s plans I can view to see how they have managed to quit and use it to help me.” – MyHealthFabric User


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App score: 63/100

More details

Reviewed on: 15 February 2019 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)

  • Alerts and Notifications
  • Social Support Networks
  • "Health Tracking
  • "Health Tracking
  • Data Sharing
  • Carer Support
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 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 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 is entirely free to use.


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