myCOPD is the most comprehensive, user-friendly and intuitive COPD app on any device. Designed and built by COPD experts, and externally peer-reviewed by leading NHS consultants, myCOPD puts patients and their clinical teams in control like never before.
myCOPD is the complete app for patients living with COPD. Perfect your inhaler technique with our easy-to-follow inhaler videos and learn how to manage your COPD from world experts. Complete online pulmonary rehabilitation classes from the comfort of your home and get the very best in COPD care.
This new feature enables patients and clinical teams to automatically track in-app activity such as online pulmonary rehab and walking videos. The diary also enables patients to manually record their daily physical activity such as steps, cardio training, swimming, cycling or record their attendance at face-face classes.
Patient activity can be viewed in the clinician app, so you can see all their online and offline activity in one place, detailing:
Full online educational course from world experts.
We show you how and when to use your medication. 90% of patients with COPD are unable to use their inhalers correctly. This section will help you correct all of those errors, instantly.
No more waiting lists and no more travel. A complete pulmonary rehabilitation program delivered in your home.
In a randomised controlled trial against gold standard class-based programs, myCOPD is non-inferior in improving 6-minute walk test distances and CAT test scores.*
*[Bourne S, DeVos R, North M, et al Online versus face-to-face pulmonary rehabilitation for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: randomised controlled trial BMJ Open 2017;7:e014580. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014580]
There are several important checks you need to make sure your COPD is well controlled, and to reduce your risk of long term complications. The COPD checklist allows you to keep track of these.
You can view how your symptoms change over the weeks, months and years in the reports section. Find out if you are on the right medication according to expert opinion.
View your lung function and upload reports using the lung function tile. Monitor trends of your lung function over time using the reports button.
Weather and pollution forecasting
Receive an accurate forecast daily and understand how the weather and air pollution in your local area can impact on your health. You can then plan your day with more confidence.
Messages is where you will get notifications to inform you if your clinician has made any changes to your patient account or has sent you a message. You will also receive notifications from the Symptonet about your COPD control.
Self-management plan and inhaler diary
Know when, and how to take your medication with our online, easy to follow, self-management plan. You can also record when you have taken your treatment in the medication diary.
Use myCOPD with your clinician
If your clinician uses my mhealth software to manage their patients then enhance your care by linking your account with theirs.
myCOPD enables you to deliver the very best in patient self-management, expert education, inhaler technique training and a complete pulmonary rehabilitation course on any smartphone or tablet. myCOPD has been shown to deliver the same outcomes as access to a face to face rehabilitation class, and correct 98% of inhaler errors and enables you to manage your patients like never before.
Manage your patient population
The patient dashboard shows you which patients are under your care, their current symptoms and CAT score. Order patients according to these symptoms - an easy search bar enables you to fetch your patient instantly.
Improving healthcare efficiency
View your patients on the local geography using the map function, enabling you to manage your community team efficiently prioritising patients most at need.
Locate and view your patient's profile either using the clinical dashboard or via map function.
The patient profile page allows you to instantly view key aspects of your patients COPD profile, change their COPD medication, view your medication selection against national guidelines and update their key details to deliver their annual review. Anything you update on the profile, updates your patient's myCOPD platform - change their inhaler device? This instantly delivers the new medication diary and video to their device.
Real-time patient symptom tracking
The patient's profile allows you to track their symptoms over time. Delivering an intervention such as a new drug or pulmonary rehabilitation? myCOPD allows you to view, in real-time, if this intervention is succeeding.
Upload and view previous spirometry for your patient and track their pulmonary function over time, in reports.
Start your patients on their pulmonary rehabilitation program today using myCOPD. Tracking their progress using the clinician interface enables you to monitor where they are in the program instantly and if their symptoms have improved over the course.
View your prescriptions against national guidelines, check medication conflicts and assess overall monthly cost of your prescription. Use the inhaler video tab to update yourself on inhaler education, on all inhaler devices or use the video button to deliver education to the patient at their community or clinic visit.
Send messages or notifications
Send messages to individual patients, identified patient groups or broadcast health messages to your patients for free. Also, any changes you make to the patient record e.g. change of medication – will be sent automatically to your patient in their notification tile, and update their application, instantly.
Before and after using myCOPD
95% of patients improved their symptom score using myCOPD
See the difference myCOPD made to Mr G from Southampton.
Mr G has severe COPD, he used myCOPD for 3 months and the difference in his appearance, fitness and inhaler technique was achieved without any other clinical intervention.
myCOPD has proven to correct 98% of inhaler errors (present in over 90% of patients) with no other clinical intervention.
myCOPD Studies and Evaluations
A randomised controlled feasibility trial of E-health application supported care vs usual care after exacerbation of COPD
18 Nov, 2020
First publication of complete results shows the myCOPD app could play an important role in supporting recovery following an exacerbation of COPD.Read on npj Digital Medicine
Evidence generation for the clinical impact of myCOPD in patients with mild, moderate and newly diagnosed COPD: a randomised controlled trial
18 Nov, 2020
First publication of complete results for a preliminary trial of a self-management intervention using a scalable, NHS approved app (myCOPD) demonstrated signals of potential clinical benefit in a population of patients with mild-moderate and newly diagnosed COPD over a 90 day period.Read on ersjournals.com
14 Dec, 2020
Results of a service evaluation by Southend University Hospital using myCOPD to support a home-based pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) programme in several different local locations.Read more