Ideas for a new health app

Early Intervention In Psychosis App. By Surrey & Borders NHSFT

The Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIIP) service is working on the first EIIP mobile phone app. The main purpose of the app. is to engage with the age group of which the EIIP service is aimed (14-35 year olds) via a platform which is seen as integral to this demographic. The objectives of the app are to: • Provide advice and guidance to anyone concerned about possible symptoms of mental illness shown by themselves ...more »

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Recording, monitoring, behaviour change and LTC self care

“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 »

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Mental Health Check

My App idea is to create a database of information relating to Mental Health, consisting of up-to-date information about prescribed medication e.g. side effects, doses and length of treatment. There would also be a Q&A menu that allows the user to explore their symptoms and get the right type of help when entering services. The Q&A section would also allow people to take part in a Mental Health quiz that scores your current ...more »

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Tonic — an app for making self-care easier

Tonic is an iPhone app that helps people to remember and record all their health activities. It is very easy to use, and is flexible enough to support anything health related: medications, symptoms, therapies, biometrics, food, exercise, appointments, chores, etc. By taking away the mental stress of trying to remember, and worrying whether you forgot something, Tonic makes it easier to take care of yourself every day. ...more »

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Medication Monitor, Visual help for taking medication

This app is an extension of Idea#341 where the stimulus is that patients have trouble identifying the numerous medications they are on and the dosage required. An app will show the packaging image and colour of the tablets to be taken as well as the name and dosage so that elderly and or patients with sight or recognition issues can more easily recognise what they are taking. The app reminds the patient through alarms ...more »

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Automatic medication lists

An app to download the gp system's repeat prescription record into a tickbox spreadsheet from which the gp can, with a few mouse clicks, generate for the patient an accurate printout of the required medication, with times, and ignoring the creams, gels and dressings that clutter up repeat slips. This could help prevent medication errors and improve compliance. It could be simply updated each time there is a change ...more »

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Adjustments to treatment in type 2 diabetes

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 »

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Patients Like Me

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 »

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