An App to help COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) patients self-manage their condition better on a day to day basis. All the information you need in your hand. 1. Patient information (equivalent of a 'patient information leaflet') a. What is COPD? b. What causes COPD? c. How to prevent COPD (Advantage of being as detailed or as brief as the person wishes) 2. How to manage your COPD a. Smoking cessation i.... more »
Fun, easy but educatinoal apps to help patients learn about and contribute towards manage their long term condition (diabetes/asthma etc.) Helping them recognise early warning signs that their health is worsening, so they can seek the right treatment early and hopefully avoid a crisis point which could result in a hospital admission.
Wow, that’s a lot for an app to do I hear you say. You are right, it would need capabilities way beyond what is possible solely with a smartphone app. However "my favourite app" bit.ly/oPqDX6 an NHS owned, low cost innovation “Florence” aka “Flo” is already doing all of this and a lot more, working with unlimited single conditions and co-morbidities sharing data instantly across primary, secondary and 3rd sector teams,... more »
“Florence” or “Flo” is an NHS owned, low cost web app designed to enable many thousands of patients take responsibility for the monitoring and management of their own condition or treatment. Flo allows multiple healthcare teams to share patient information and assist patients in the management of their own care for a single or multiple conditions. Flo is used to: -Regularly collect, monitor and alert on any biometric... more »
Develop a patients exercise app for COPD, Diabetes, CHD, Obesity, and falls prevention that gives patients specific exercises to do with motivational interactive support from PTs/Physios, 'exercise buddies' and 'exercise communities' . It would also include fun activities and location finders for zumba, nordic walking, boxercise, walking4health etc with daily/weekly support functions that patients are involved in choosing-... more »
CELL-PHONE BASED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY MONITORING Low level of physical activity are particularly detrimental for certain category of clients who are affected by cardiopulmonary disease. The cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation represents an essential component for the management of such disease. Technological developments have included mobile phones as an emerging tool for encouraging subjects to exercise and for monitoring... more »