My IBD Care
Cost: Entirely Free
Developer: Ampersand And Ampersand
Cost: Entirely Free
My IBD Care is a clinician-approved, patient-designed app for patients with Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. The app - and its clinician-focused counterpart, HealthSuite - helps IBD patients take control of their condition and improve their health outcomes.Read More
Anyone can use the app to • track flares and maintain a symptom log to identify what may be causing them • manage your care plan, medication and hospital/GP appointments • access and share your medical records from anywhere • obtain advice and discover local events organised by leading patient groups Patients whose clinical teams have signed up can also • communicate with their care teams via messaging and phone • report symptoms remotely, allowing care teams to intervene early as required The app was co-developed with leading clinicians at Kings College Hospital and Barts Health with inputs from patients and patient groups including Crohns & Colitis UK. We’re committed to continuously improving our service to make it more useful to patients and clinicians, so please look out for regular updates.
It was assessed as a Level 3 App. These apps can be focused on general health or supporting specific health conditions. They may collect data and they may have a number of more advanced features. Where they collect data we assess their data use policies and compliance with relevant standards. Because they are health focused we also assess their compliance in the Clinical Effectiveness as well as the User Experience domains.
This App does collect data and it is therefore assessed and scored based on its performance in all the sections of our review.
We have identified that this App provides the following key features:
Social Support Networks
Alerts And Notifications
Remote Clinical Monitoring
This App achieved an ORCHA score of 85%.
The data collected about you is capable of identifying that it relates to you
The type of data that it collects is classified as sensitive data.
The App does state that it won't share your data in any way with other people without your consent.
The App does allow you to share information in the App with other Apps, systems, organisations or users.
The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is transferred from the App.
The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is retained by the the developer.
(Identifiable and Sensitive) - Because of the type of data that this App collects it is particularly important that the App takes the security and privacy of that data seriously and only enables others to see or share this information if you have expressly consented to this.
It was clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.
It was clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.
This app is a medical device and has a CE mark.
It was clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.
The App does provide customisable features.
End user capacity
The App does provide support for users with poor sight.
The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.
The App does appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.
The App is entirely free to use.