InfectionApp launched in collaboration with VitalHealth
29 January 2015
The Julius Center has developed what they have called the InfectionApp in collaboration with VitalHealth Solutions. The app is used to examine infectious diseases among children. It enables parents to keep a diary of symptoms for their children, stating which symptoms they detect in their child and on which days their child suffers from them. With its future-proof design, the app will eventually be used for a wide range of other purposes in both medical care and scientific research.
The design of the InfectionApp is based on paper diaries used during previous research into infectious diseases and respiratory complaints among children. The data that parents fill in is sent to the research team via the app. As an important improvement compared to the paper diaries, the app recognizes in real-time certain combinations...