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88%

Level 3

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Lincus Companion

Lincus Companion

Developer: Lincus Lite

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Cost: Entirely Free

Developer description:

Lincus is a free to use, state of the art, quantified self app. Lincus allows you to track and improve your health and wellbeing, to get the most out of life. Lincus has been designed with you in mind, whether you are fit and healthy or have complex health needs. Lincus helps you track your life and learn what works for you (and what doesn’t) in an easy to use, accessible app.

App Details

Category: Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension), Fitness, Diet and Weight Loss, High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), Diabetes, Stress and Anxiety

Reviewed On: 24/06/2019

Released: 20/11/2015

Updated: 06/03/2018

Version: 2.1

Size: 43mb

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Lincus Companion

Lincus Companion

Cost: Entirely Free

88%

Level 3

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Summary

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.

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Functions & Features

We have identified that this App provides the following key features:

Alerts And Notifications

The App provides alerts and notifications relevant to its area of focus

Data Sharing

The App allows you to share information in the App with others or other Apps/Systems

Remote Clinical Monitoring

The App allows the remote monitoring of certain health data by health and care professionals

Wellbeing Tracking

The App allows you to record relevant wellbeing information either manually or automatically using connected Apps or devices

This App achieved an ORCHA score of 88%.


Data Collection

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.

(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.

Data Use

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.

Data Security

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.

Professional Assurance

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.

It was clear from our review that the App has been assessed by MHRA or other UK based notified body and does not require a CE Mark.

Testing

It was clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.

Customisation

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.

Support

The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App is entirely free to use.

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