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SkinVision - Skin Cancer App

Version: 4.11.9 | Cost: In App Purchases

Level 4 - Regulated
Country: The Netherlands
Category: Skin cancer
Released: 01/01/0001
Updated: 26/05/2017
Version: 4.11.9
Size: 5mb
Developer: SkinVision B.V.
Reviewed On: 23/10/2017
This App achieved an Orcha score of 89%

It was assessed as a Level 4 App. These Apps can be focussed on general health or specific conditions and contain advanced and complex features that are subject to formal regulation. Where they collect data we assess their data use policies and compliance with relevant standards. Because they are health focussed we also assess their compliance in the Clinical Assurance 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 Security
22.2/30
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Clinical Assurance
50/50
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User Experience
17.1/20
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Developer description
SkinVision is the first skin cancer risk app with a clinically proven online assessment. SkinVision has assessed more than 2.500.000 skin pictures and detected more than 1100 cancerous skin lesions (melanoma, BCC and SCC) so far. SkinVision is partners with leading skin cancer clinics and research universities in Australia, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the US. WHY SKINVISION? Melanoma and other skin cancer symptoms can be difficult to detect. SkinVision’s unique camera algorithm can indicate skin cancer risk based on photos you take with the app. You can save the photos in your personal archive to track over time or share them with your doctor. SkinVision enables you to stay on top of your skin health with your smartphone or tablet. Use SkinVision today to help detect skin cancer risk for yourself and your loved ones. BENEFITS OF SKINVISION • Early detection saves lives, and brings down healthcare costs by starting treatment early • Easily monitor your skin health • Receive instant results about skin cancer risk • Get an expert’s review if in doubt • Create a personal skin health program • Contribute to skin cancer prevention FREE FEATURES • Skin type analysis and risk profile • Personalised skin advice • Store manual pictures of your moles • Unlimited personal archive to check skin health over time • Local UV forecast with related skin advice • 5 free credits for new users to be used for paid features PAID FEATURES • Instant risk assessment of your mole (1 credit) • Expert Review (mole reviewed by dermatologist) (4 credits) PRICING • 1 Credit: USD $1.99, EUR €1.99 • 7 Credits: USD $9.99, EUR €9.99 • SkinVision Complete: USD $24.99, EUR €24.99 (unlimited assessments for 1 year) CONNECT WITH SKINVISION Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/sknvsn/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/sknvsn/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/sknvsn Have any questions or feedback? We love hearing from you. Send a message to info@skinvision.com.
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We have identified that this App provides the following key features:

General Information
The App provides general information or guidance
Carer Support
The App provides features that help those caring for others
Alerts And Notifications
The App provides alerts and notifications relevant to its area of focus
Environmental Data
The App provides information about air quality, pollen levels and releated data
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
Automated Guidance
The App uses the data it has to provide automated advice and guidance about your health
Wellbeing Tracking
The App allows you to record relevant wellbeing information either manually or automatically using connected Apps or devices
WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR?

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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.

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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.

Testing

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

It was clear from our review that the App had been involved in any clinical trials or similar testing to demonstrate its ‘real world’ effectiveness.

Regulation

This app is a medical device and does have a CE mark.

WHAT DO WE LOOK FOR?

This Review Area looks at how an App has been designed to support the overall user experience. This includes its availability on both primary platforms, how customisable the App is, how well it caters for end users with different capabilities and needs – such as visual or other impairments – how content is managed, how well supported the App is and what it costs. This area also looks at overall User Review scores from both platforms.

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 doesn't provide support for users with poor sight. The App doesn't provide support for users with hearing difficulties.

Support

The App does appear to provide user support and has a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App isn't entirely free to use.

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