Ideas for a new health app
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
The national audit of falls and bone health in older people, undertaken by the Royal College of Physicians and commissioned by the... more »
For example, a number of factors can put people at risk of osteoporosis and broken bones: these... more »
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 »
Continence promotion advice - many patients suffer embarrassment and only come forward for help when incontinence is severe and with an expectation of a supply of products. Continence budgets are continually overspent. Early basic advice on self management and how to seek support could reduce the number of people presenting in later life with intractable incontinence.
The Information Prescription Service (IPS) allows users, both professional and public, to create information prescriptions (IPs) for long-term health needs.
Information Prescriptions are a quick and easy way to provide trusted, reliable information about a wide range... more »
My idea/favourite app is...Triage App - an application that does all the screening activities required to successfully signpost patients to the care provider and level required