Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care Board (ICB) has successfully launched the Digital Health Passport, a significant innovation in asthma management. The app, developed by Tiny Medical Apps, is designed to empower children, young people, and their caregivers to effectively self-manage asthma while providing them with access to a range of educational resources aimed at enhancing their knowledge and confidence in handling the condition.
The Digital Health Passport offers a host of features tailored to meet the unique needs of asthma sufferers. Among its key functionalities is the ability to share asthma management plans with family and friends, fostering a collaborative approach in supporting individuals with asthma. Users can track their symptoms and easily access educational resources, enabling them to make informed decisions regarding their health.
Moreover, the app encourages connectivity within the asthma community by providing a platform for peer support and access to online resources by trusted partners like Asthma & Lung UK. Practical features such as medication reminders and trigger avoidance advice add immense value to the overall asthma management experience.
Vicky Webster, ICB Associate Director for Children and Young People, highlighted the transformative potential of the Digital Health Passport app, stating, “Having this sort of information at a touch of a button will be a big bonus, especially as it will allow young people to self-manage their asthma and get the right help at the right time. It will also mean less time being spent at A&E as you will be able to avoid your triggers through the alerts from the app.”
The Tiny Medical Apps team are thrilled to contribute to this significant leap forward in asthma management alongside Lancashire and South Cumbria ICB. The collaboration is poised to enhance asthma care and make a substantial difference in the lives of individuals managing this chronic condition.
To download the Digital Health Passport, visit: https://digitalhealthpassport.co/, or go directly to your app store: