for National Health Bodies

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350+ REVIEW MEASURES

Our Review assesses Clinical Assurance, Data Privacy, and Usability.

6,000+ APPS REVIEWED

We investigate and inform on the quality of digital health.

71% ACTIVATION RATE

The public, service users and patients have a great rate of engagement with ORCHA app recommendations.

11 NATIONAL BODIES

We deliver review and accreditation services across three continents.

ORCHA Review

The ORCHA Review is a robust digital health assessment that underpins a large proportion of the world’s national and regional digital accreditation models.

Our intelligent Review looks at a digital health technology’s nature and purpose, and identifies which of the 300+ criteria points it meets across Clinical/Professional Assurance, Data & Privacy, and Usability & Accessibility. The Review comprises nationally recognised digital health standards and regulations, and will soon include full integration of the NICE Evidence Standards Framework. ORCHA’s algorithm looks at how appropriately the technology meets the relevant and compulsory standards, producing an objective and independent score.

Automatic Re-Reviews

As digital health products are continuously updated, ORCHA continuously re-assesses all health and care apps that appear on our Digital Health Libraries. Our intelligent review platform makes this possible.

Our Review Engine automatically detects when a developer implements a new version of its digital health product via the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. ORCHA’s Review Team then schedule a Re-Review, ensuring that every app assessment on our Digital Health Libraries reflects the most up-to-date version of the digital health solutions. This process closes the accreditation loop by constantly monitoring all reviewed digital health solutions for any changes in compliance.

Enhanced Review Modules

Health and care organisations often have additional, specific areas they need an app to be evaluated against. The ORCHA Review Engine can add these as an additional layer to the Review.

There are currently seven Enhanced Review areas, including: User/Patient Experience Analysis, Specialist Clinical Assessment, Commercial & Financial Stability, Enhanced Evidence Assessment, Clinical Safety Analysis, Enhanced Data Analysis, and Security & Technical Stability Assessment. New modules are continuously being developed as we explore new digital health assessment areas.

Accreditation Development

ORCHA’s track record in delivering national digital health accreditation programmes, together with our review builder tool, means that you can deliver an exemplary digital health accreditation programme, efficiently.

Compile your preferred review and accreditation approach using an intuitive, flexible, review builder tool. Select your digital health assessment structure and process, select your assessment questions from our comprehensive question bank which contains all those utilised by major accreditation regimes, and select a queue logic for the digital health solutions that are to be assessed. You can also select and assign assessors to undertake the reviews, as well as managing the review and accreditation creation process.

Bespoke Digital Health Libraries

ORCHA offers bespoke Digital Health Libraries to help you align digital health with your organisational, regional, or national priorities. Augment your services with a digital health platform.

Our Libraries are a proven, effective method for distributing digital health solutions. Choose the health and care condition areas for which you’d like relevant apps to appear, personalise your Library with your organisation’s branding, and allow your professionals and service users to access independent information about the quality assurance of specific apps. Your bespoke Digital Health Library can take the guise of a dedicated Digital Health Library website, or an API that feeds through to your website, depending on your requirements. The ORCHA Pro Solution can also be added to the Library, giving professionals additional features, including app recommendation.

ORCHA Transformation Model

Developed with health and care providers, ORCHA’s unique methodology helps organisations to successfully transform services by embedding digital health into care pathways and driving uptake within target populations.

Applicable at a local, regional or national level, the ORCHA Transformation Model is formed of three key elements: accreditation development, strategic alignment, and a rolling programme of implementations across patient pathways. Our experienced digital health Implementations Team will work with you to identify the most appropriate target audiences, scope the target service improvements, estimate the programme’s ROI, pinpoint the best digital health solutions, and agree an activation strategy.

Digital Health Insights

ORCHA provides a unique data and insights service for wide ranging business requirements. Services include marketplace reports, ROI models, digital health usage trends analysis, behaviour change research, focus groups, benchmarking, and competitor analysis.

ORCHA works with government health departments and ministry digital health accreditation programmes to identify opportunities for rapid adoption and growth in the digital health space. Our Data Scientists, Health Economists and Clinical Leads have access to unique market intelligence analyses. Contact us to discuss your data and insights needs.

DIGITAL HEALTH. UNLOCKED.

Northern Ireland’s Health and Social Care Board Launches Dementia App Library

Creating and implementing a bespoke App Library with ORCHA, Northern Ireland’s Health and Social Care board is empowering people with dementia and their carers to access safe digital health solutions. Hear how apps have helped with cognitive training, sharing memories, staying calm, medication reminders, sleeping, and carer support.

Delivering national digital health accreditation programmes worldwide

National Health Bodies

Build your bespoke accreditation programme

We’ll deliver the best management platform, accreditation type, and distribution channels, exact to your requirements

Management Platform

Create a bespoke digital health programme

With a track record in delivering national digital health accreditation programmes, ORCHA’s streamlined management platform allows you to manage your bespoke review and accreditation creation process.

Get in touch to discover how our digital health accreditation management platform can help you to fulfil your national priorities.

Reviews and Accreditations

Develop your own accreditation with our Review Builder tool

Our flexible and intuitive Review Builder tool allows you to compile your preferred review and accreditation approach to deliver an exemplary digital health accreditation programme.

Select your digital health structure and process, assessment questions from our comprehensive question bank, queue logic, and assessors to undertake the reviews.

Digital Health Library

Fulfill your national priorities with a bespoke library

Our bespoke Digital Health Libraries help you to align digital health with your national priorities and augment your services with a trusted platform of assessed solutions.

Distribute quality assured digital health solutions with a proven, effective method. Tailor your Library to address key health and care areas to meet your needs.

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Your Health and Care App Library

Search ORCHA’s App Library, featuring thousands of independent app reviews across a broad spectrum of health conditions. Every app is evaluated against more than 350 measures across Clinical/Professional Assurance, Data & Privacy, and Usability & Accessibility, making it easy for you to find the best apps for your needs.

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