Ideas for a new health app

Do you have an idea for an app that you would like to see? Submit a short summary of your idea here and tell everyone why you think it would make a great app. Your idea could be an app for patients, an app that helps people maintain a healthy lifestyle, or something to help health professionals.

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EPR Regstration Authority Access with SmartCard

A cross-platform (i.e. iOS, Android, Windows Phone 7, Blackberry) app, which enables smart card access to national programme systems e.g. iPM, SystmOne, Lorenzo, Choose & Book, SPINE; Equivalent to the Gem Authenticate application for Windows based PCs. This would allow clinicians, nurses, practitioners etc... to access patient records at point of care, using a less cumbersome device than a standard laptop with windows. ...more »

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'You're costing the NHS' app

An educational app that displays possible costs to the health service based upon user input info.

 

Ie - Obese male smoker aged xxx = cost of managing COPD / diabetes over average life expectancy = your cost to the NHS

 

Could include/ deduct the average cost of the NHS to the taxpayer

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Understanding YOUR unmet patient need

Build an app of every disease and users can vote for which diseases pharmaceutical companies should work on and which diseases patients feel they don't have good enough standard of care. This information would help to get a glimpse of what PATIENTS feel from patients. This could be given to pharma and biotech companies (at least made available in some form) and could help influence decisions to spend money...

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Public Health Swapshop

An app that would allow public health (and other professionals) share best practice of interventions / programmes - categorised by topic i.e. Healthy weight, health protection etc. Within each topic area there would be a selection of case studies with brief explanation plus contact details - allowing people to make contact easily. There would also be an option for people to ask questions and receive answers. App could ...more »

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Remote patient monitoring

Remote sensors attached to the patients body monitor cardiovascular and electrocardiograph information plus temperature, oxygen level and perspiration. The data is sent by bluetooth from the sensors to the smartphone where it is stored and periodically transmitted to a remote Server. The server collates information from a number of patients and transmits regular updates to the GPs PC terminal or directly supplies the ...more »

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SmokeFree

An app that helps you access Free, Local and Effective NHS Stop Smoking Services which offer support that works! The app lets you know which services are available in your area to help you access support groups and stop smoking medicines. The app can have a forum to bring together local users to share tips and advice. The app will sit nicely between those that just wish to rely on will power alone, and those who feel ...more »

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Consult Online

Consult Online..an app for interaction between patients and doctors & GPs and specialists. This app would work along the lines of Skype. Most computers are online and have a web cam attached to them. Some phones and tablets have these too. GPs would be able to video consult with a specialist, for example, video chat with a dermatologist showing a rash on a patient, a patient can video consult with their GP. This would ...more »

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transport4i

Many folk have difficulties getting to NHS & care services, can I have an app that tells me all I need to know, how, where and when I can access public transport locally...linked to my current location & reflecting opening times of local NHS services?

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Radiotherapy delay notification system

All radiotherapy centres have machines that require servicing or that occaionally "break down" and need to be assessed by engineers. This inevitably leads to delays in patient's appointments, sometimes but up to an hour or more. I am developing a program that will allow radiotherapy staff to send out a text message to patients who opt into the service. Once a machine breakdown or delay is identified, the list of patients ...more »

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Patient's journal

an app where patients can keep a diary of appointments/which doctor /health professional/nurse they've seen on any particular day anything that was significant at that particular appointment. Names and contact details of key workers can be stored and links to any relevant web sites. Lists of medications so if they are asked they have it all to hand. Anything they feel pertinant to their care can be added. Thinking of ...more »

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Immunisation records for NHS staff

Immunisation records for NHS staff (which would cover childhood vaccination histories as well). Many NHS staff work in different NHS Trusts and on commencement of each employment they are required to submit evidence of their immunisation history. This is very repetitive, especially for those workers who rotate often, like doctors. An app with the history and a calculation of the next stages (boosters due) would be good ...more »

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Diagnose Doctor

An app which allows customers/patients to diagnose symptoms for themselves and get advice on how to treat more minor ailments, suggest course of action to take as well as provide advice and allow patients to book appointments with doctors, NHS, dentists and health care professionals.

The app could be called something along lines of 'Diagnose Doctor'.

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Your healthy Mouth

Your Healthy Mouth The App to educate you about keeping your mouth healthy. Illustrated and animated explanations of how to use a toothbrush really well, how to clean in between your teeth, how to avoid tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath. interactive demonstrations on how to clean your child's teeth and looking after an older or less--able person's mouth. Visual demonstration of all dental ttreatment procedures such ...more »

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