Untire: Beating cancer fatigue

Version: 3.1.6 | Cost: Entirely Free

Level 3 - Condition Management
Country: NL
Category: Cancer
Released: 19/03/2018
Updated: 23/08/2019
Version: 3.1.6
Size: 46mb
Developer: Tired of Cancer
Reviewed On: 17/09/2019
This App achieved an ORCHA score of 86%.

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.

Data Privacy
22.4/30
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Clinical Assurance
41/45
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User Experience
23/25
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Developer description
| GENERAL Tired of being tired? Cancer Related Fatigue (CRF) impacts millions of cancer patients and cancer survivors around the globe. Untire is here to help you and your friends and family beat CRF and regain energy. The Untire self-help app guides you through a comprehensive step-by-step program comprised of the following features: • Education to better understand fatigue • Tips and reminders to improve lifestyle • Mind and body exercises to increase energy levels • Online community for support and communication with other CRF individuals • Weekly reporting to keep track of progress and energy levels The Untire program is based on scientifically proven methods from psychologists and researchers specialized in oncology and CRF. Untire is here to help you gain insight into your behavior, thoughts and symptoms impacting your fatigue. This will allow you to better manage energy levels, adjust behaviors, identify patterns and ultimately get back to living again. | TOP 5 REASONS TO USE UNTIRE #1 Finally a solution to help with Cancer Related Fatigue #2 There is more to managing your fatigue than just dealing with it #3 Learn ways to increase energy levels and reduce fatigue #4 A built-in support system to help manage fatigue so you’re not alone #5 It works for all individuals regardless of cancer diagnosis so you can engage on your terms | HOW DOES UNTIRE WORK? Daily program to build more energy step-by-step. The program consists of positive tips, stress-reduction exercises, physical activities, and education. ? We help you step by step to gain more energy, you set the pace ? Invite a buddy to help you beat cancer-related fatigue ? Track your fatigue & energy levels weekly ? Understand complex topics through videos ? Library with background information ? Audio option to listen to text instead of reading | 8 IN-DEPTH CRF RELATED TOPICS ? Basics: To get started with the Untire program ? Fatigue: Understand how your surroundings impact fatigue levels ? Anxiety: Understand anxiety’s impact and how to improve it ? Worry: Manage negative thoughts for a more positive outlook ? Boundaries: Establish limits to achieve better energy balance ? Sleep: Improve your nights and your days ? Self-Care: Make yourself a top priority. You’re worth it! ? Nutrition: Learn the right food formula: Eating well = Feeling good | GET IN TOUCH We're always happy to receive your feedback, it helps us to improve Untire. Please, feel free and leave a message at: feedback@untire.me Like us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/untireapp? Read more about our terms and conditions here - https://www.untire.me/terms-of-use/ Read more about our privacy policy here - https://www.untire.me/privacy/
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General Information
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Social Support Networks
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Goal Setting and Gamification
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Alerts And Notifications
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Data Sharing
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Wellbeing Tracking
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Data Collection

The data collected about users is/ isn't capable of identifying that it relates to them.

The type of data that it collects is classified as sensitive data.

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Data Use

The App does state that it won't share user data in any way with other people without the user's consent.

The App does allow users 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.

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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.

This app is a medical device and has a CE mark.

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Testing

It wasclear 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 does appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App is entirely free to use.

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