FAQ

Who does the review?
Here at ORCHA we have a team of carefully selected and highly trained reviewers, who are able to expertly interrogate and review apps, using a process that r...
Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 at 2:06 PM
Can I leave a review?
This functionality is on its way!
Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 at 2:07 PM
How can you be sure that a developer is being honest?
As we complete reviews based on the information available within an app (and therefore provided by an app), this is a question that we are often asked.  We t...
Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 at 2:07 PM
How do you know if something is clinically valid?
The way we consider if something is clinically valid is by looking to see whether the developer is able to provide evidence and listings of accrediting bodie...
Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 at 2:08 PM
How do you know my data is secure?
The security of your data within apps is a key part of the value and risk scores ORCHA produce.  For this, we consider the apparent effort of the developer t...
Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 at 2:08 PM
How do you score an app’s usability?
An app’s usability is assessed by looking at the efforts of the developer to make the application accessible to as many people as possible; their attempts at...
Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 at 2:08 PM
What if there is a better app that is still waiting to be reviewed?
We priorities the reviews of those apps with the most downloads or that we deem to have the most potential, but if you know of an app you think may be better...
Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 at 2:09 PM
Can my Doctor or Nurse see all the apps I use when I register?
Once you have registered with ORCHA, your Doctor or Nurse can recommend apps to you and see those recommendations, if they have an ORCHA for professionals a...
Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 at 2:11 PM
Do you share my data with anyone else?
No.  We do not share your personal data with anybody else.  Aggregated anonymised data is collected and provided to healthcare commissioners to help them pro...
Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 at 2:11 PM
Do app developers pay for you to review their apps?
In some instances, yes, developers pay us to review their apps.  This can be for many reasons ranging from wanting to get a pre-live status check, through to...
Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 at 2:11 PM