Posted Monday, February 6, 2012
News from the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA ) is pleased to announce My MS Manager ™, MSAA's mobile phone application, has been honored by the Web Health Awards | MOBILE with a Merit Award in the category of Mobile Application: Chronic Disease Management; Small Mobile Device in the Association/Professional Society/Non-Profit division. The Web Health Awards | MOBILE recognizes innovative health applications with more than 19 mobile application categories and 20 entry divisions. The Web Health Awards | MOBILE is an expansion of the Web Health Awards, which is organized by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC), a national information clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields.
"To be awarded such honors for our first mobile phone application is a notable accomplishment," states MSAA President and CEO Doug Franklin. "Ringful Health has been a great partner in helping us bring this cutting-edge initiative to the multiple sclerosis community." My MS Manager is provided free of charge to individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) or their care partner to use on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Developed in conjunction with Ringful Health, My MS Manager is available now for download in the Apple iTunes Store . My MS Manager allows an individual to input and store:
• Comprehensive medical records
• Contact information of your healthcare team
• Descriptions of MS flare-ups, tracking their duration, frequency, and intensity
• Information about side effects and effective treatment strategies
• Important details essential to staying one step ahead of your MS
Read full article on the MSAA's website
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