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SkinVision – Skin cancer detection app

Version: 4.8.1 | Cost: In App Purchases

Level 2 - Self Managed
Country: The Netherlands
Category: Skin cancer
Released: 15/09/2012
Updated: 19/05/2017
Version: 4.8.1
Size: 126mb
Developer: SkinVision B.V.
Reviewed On: 23/10/2017
This App achieved an ORCHA score of 87% which is an Above Average score. This app ranked 4th when compared with other comparable Level 2 apps.
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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 €2.29 * 7 Credits: USD $8.99, EUR €9.99 * SkinVision Complete: USD $22.99, 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

This App provides general information and guidance about the health issue, challenge or condition in question to help end users understanding and knowledge.

Information Recording

This App allows you to create a record of your health to help you and those who care for you to monitor your progress.

Social Support

This App provides access to a wider social support network (virtual or real), relevant to the health area or condition it is aimed at.

Personalised Advice

This App uses information and data that it collects (via Health Tracking capability or through Information Recording features), to recommend particular actions or to provide specific health data that is derived from the basic data inputs it has received.

Professional Use

This apps offers guidance to professionals only relating to the diagnosis or treatment of conditions. These apps are most likely to be level 4 apps, requiring extensive testing and CE marking, having been developed by clinicians for clinicians.

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This app achieved a Average score compared to other Apps in Level 2.

Data Collection

This App does collect your data.

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 individuals.

Data Security

The App does encrypt the information it collects to make it safe from other people as it is retained in the App or as it is transferred from the App.

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This review area looks at what evidence there is that there is a suitably qualified professional or organisation behind the App or that it has been endorsed, accredited or underwritten by such an individual or organisation. It also assesses what evidence there is around user testing and the effectiveness of the App in terms of claimed health benefits. The higher the Level of the App and the more sophisticated its functions, the more crucial this becomes.

This app achieved a Above Average score compared to other Apps in Level 2.

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 has 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.

This app achieved a Above Average score compared to other Apps in Level 2.

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 have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App isn't entirely free to use.

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