The Infection Control App For Public would be handy tool for checking the state of current infection rates and predicted risks locally. The source of information could be HPA (Health Protection Agency) from where the relevant local information could be pulled out. In addition the tool could give instructions how to protect ourselves generally and special instructions for the risk groups (neutropenic, elderely, babies, ...more »
My favourite app is available at http://www.patientslikeme.com/. This allows people to monitor their mood, weight, medication, quality of life, symptoms and side-effects etc. There are forums for mutual support for various conditions. Anonymised data is available to researchers and the information so garnered has already helped in the treatment of several conditions. It is possible to print out graphs etc to take to consultations. ...more »
My Migraine Log is an Android application that enables migraine sufferers to build up a history of their migraines and analyse them on their phone using charts & graphs and reports (including MIDAS score).
It also allows the users to email your headache log to your doctor/neurologist.
My Headache Log is an Android mobile app that helps you to build up a history of your headaches and analyse them on your phone using charts & graphs and reports. It also allows you to email your headache log to your doctor/neurologist. For each headache you can track the following: + Headache type. + Headache start and end times. + The severity of the headache. + Your location (at home, work, etc). + Triggers of each ...more »
EASY Project (Electronic Asthma Self-management for Young People) Asthma is a serious global health problem and its prevalence has been increasing worldwide over the past two decades, particularly in children. It is the most common chronic childhood disease in the UK and affects 1.1 one million (1 in 10) children. Asthma accounts for a higher number of emergency bed-days and emergency hospital admissions than any ...more »
The Application: The concept is to develop a Personal Health Record (PHR) application on mobile platforms capable of personal monitoring and connecting remotely with advisors/clinicians. The PHR could be used by all age groups for general health monitoring or for clinical monitoring of conditions such as diabetes, epilepsy or chronic heart conditions. This Mobile App would be a very simple, touch screen, user-friendly ...more »
This app has been jointly developed by stroke consultants in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine ( http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk ) and researchers in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering in Oxford ( http://www.ibme.ox.ac.uk ). Stroke Nav is a web-based system which supports clinicians and managers involved in stroke care. Users can enter and review data via tablets such as the Apple iPad. The system offers data ...more »
The Sound Doctor - a new kind of health care at home A simple, non web based app helping patients with long term conditions to get the most out of life. The focus is on self management and the simple steps people can take to help themselves cope with the physical and psychological aspects of their condition. The app contains interviews with a wide range of leading experts from throughout the UK giving the advice and ...more »
Diagram of the human body on a screen.
As lifestyle or other factors are entered in a field, the parts of the body affected by the chosen factor, will be highlighted. The effects on those organs are then depicted on screen. Organs could be highlighted instead, and factors affecting them shown on screen.
Facility for age and sex can also be incorporated at the very beginning.
POPS is an electronic children's illness identification aid. The POPS app developed by the Paediatric Emergency Medicine Leicester Academic (PEMLA) Group provides a visual aid to identify key features of serious illness in children. Integral to the system is its simplicity and ability to be used by all health care professionals. Age referenced physiological value and a "gut feeling" criterion are included in the score. ...more »
I am a working Mum who has inflammatory arthritis and am on number of drugs including anti-TNF. On top of working full time and having a 3 3/4 year old beautiful daughter I lead a very hectic life. Having health appointments, drugs deliveries to pick up, blood tests to have done, repeat prescriptions, medicines to take, appointments sometimes with the GP, Consultant, specialist nurse, physiotherapist....etc etc.. I would ...more »
Vasculitis Webinars is a facility delivered by The Lauren Currie Twilight Foundation offering an online seminar with a guest panel of Vasculitis specialists. The facility allows patients to access a quarterly seminar to listen to the latest guidance information from the comfort of their home. The panel provide presentation on specialist elements of the disease and patients have the facility to interact and submit questions. ...more »
Instant Feedback (IF) patient experience app: We know the need for real time patient experience feedback is the one area that is currently missing in our healthcare system. Real time feedback allows problems to be addressed as they happen and transforms patient care as a result. We also recognised that the patient feedback needs are the same in a primary and secondary care setting, where there is a significant overlap ...more »
Active Citizens for Health and Wellbeing In my app citizens in a local authority area will be kept up to speed with funding for local NHS and local government services. They will be able to see how much their local health and well being system has had cut from their budget by government and by councillors and will be able to compare this to previous years and to other local authority areas as well identify how much income ...more »
Memaxi - memory's helping hand. Memaxi is an interactive touch-screen calendar and video link, it also has a mobile App. It enables those with memory problems, and their carers, to keep track of their daily lives and to stay in contact. It is a developed product that has not been released to market yet but has been in test for the last 6 months - we will be showing it at the 6th UK Dementia Congress and Care Awards ...more »
The National Osteoporosis Society would welcome an app which shows information about the quality and outcomes achieved by falls and fracture prevention services in local areas across the UK. There is a range of official audit data available which provides this information at local levels: The national audit of falls and bone health in older people, undertaken by the Royal College of Physicians and commissioned by the ...more »
The National Osteoporosis Society would support an app which enables users to input a variety of information about themselves and their lifestyles. This would generate basic advice about some specific conditions which they should be aware of. The information could include some of the symptoms which they should look out for. For example, a number of factors can put people at risk of osteoporosis and broken bones: these ...more »
The National Osteoporosis Society supports apps which make it easier for the general public to find out if they are at risk of breaking a bone. If the app helps them to find that they are at risk, we welcome functions which could help patients communicate this information to their GP. A number of factors can put people at risk of osteoporosis and broken bones: these include their genetic profile, age, gender, ethnic ...more »
NHS Commissioners should use G-View www.gavurin.com to allow dicing and slicing of NHS Health Data with wider socio-economic data such as population, job seekers allowance, Index of Multiple Deprivation etc etc. Far more powerful and much better presentational features than Instant Atlas and the NHS Atlas of Variation - declaration of Interest I am involved in promoting G-View but it is not my company even though it ...more »
This mobile phone app has been developed by oncologists working with engineers at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering in Oxford ( http://www.ibme.ox.ac.uk ), together with a spin-out company, t+ Medical. The app is for use by people with cancer who are being treated with oral chemotherapy at home, to record any side-effects or possible infections. This information is available immediately for hospital nurses to ...more »
This is an app that has been jointly developed by the Department of Primary Care Health Sciences ( http://www.primarycare.ox.ac.uk ), the Institute of Biomedical Engineering in Oxford ( http://www.ibme.ox.ac.uk ) and a spin-out company, t+ Medical. The app helps people with type 2 diabetes who take tablets to control their blood glucose levels. Sometimes, if blood glucose levels are too high, the number of tablets which ...more »
Pocket Body With over 30,000 words of learning content, and nine layers of interactive musculoskeletal visual graphics, Pocket Body is a fully anatomically accurate human character on your device (iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch). Pocket Body is a fully searchable interactive atlas of the human anatomy which allows the busy medical and nursing student or allied health care professional to visualize the human musculoskeletal ...more »
The Royal College of Radiologists has developed an app for its NHS-Evidence accredited radiology referral guidelines. The app, featuring the updated seventh edition of the highly successful Making the best use of clinical radiology services (MBUR), helps referring GPs, clinicians and other healthcare professionals to determine the most appropriate imaging investigation(s) or intervention for a given diagnostic or imaging ...more »
An interactive resource that assists healthcare professionals to quickly assess the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). The calculator helps to stratify patients according to stroke risk, based on the presence of various risk factors. Risk can be determined using either the CHADS2 index or the CHA2DS2-VASc index – an extension of the CHADS2 scoring system incorporating additional risk factors. A ...more »
Moodometer is a discrete, portable and easy to use interactive mood diary which helps you monitor, understand and receive top tips on your emotional wellbeing, whenever or wherever you are. Emotional wellbeing is as important as our physical health and the more we are aware of how we feel - be it happy or sad - the more we can start to take control of our own health. With millions of people updating Twitter and Facebook ...more »