By Tactio Health Group Inc.
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iPhone 6 / 6 Plus, iOS 8 READY. TOUCHID SUPPORT.
WINNER OF "BEST APP EVER AWARD" AS "WORLD'S BEST HEALTH APP"!
+ #1 Medical App in in over 10 countries
+ Top 10 Medical App in over 25 countries
+ Top 20 Medical App in over 75 countries
+ Ranked in 130+ AppStores Worldwide
+ Featured in 200+ Medical App List in 50+ countries
+ Integrates 50+ Connected Health Apps, Devices & HealthKit
Lose Weight. Stay Fit. Track Hypertension. Manage Pregnancy. Control Diabetes. Look no further. Tactio Health has it all for you and your family.
> Weight Tracking
Tactio Health tracks Height, Body Weight, Body Fat %, Waist Size, Body Mass Index and Waist-to-Height Ratio from manual data entry or connected health from A&D Medical, Fitbit, iHealth, Medisana, Withings or Wahoo Fitness scales.
> Blood Pressure Tracking
Tactio Health tracks Systolic, Diastolic, Resting Pulse and Mean Arterial Pressure from manual data entry or connected health from A&D Medical, iHealth, Medisana or Withings BP Cuffs. Tactio Health also computes Heart Age from BMI and Lipid based data as well as health related profile questions.
> Daily Steps Tracking
Tracks Daily Steps from manual entry or connected health from BodyMedia, Fitbit & Jawbone Trackers.
> Physical Activity Tracking
Tracks both cardio and strength physical activities by manual data entry or connected health from RunKeeper or Moves App.
> Cholesterol Tracking
Tactio Health tracks LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, Total Cholesterol and TC/HDL (calculated) by manual entry into the app.
> Glucose Tracking
Tactio Health tracks Fasting Glucose by manual data entry into the app.
> Health Risk Assessment
Tactio Health computes the following health risks and displays charts about the risk, its ranges and where you stand in the ranges. They are Framingham 10-Year General Cardio-Vascular Disease Risk, Type 2 Diabetes Risk and Metabolic Syndrome.
> Nutrition Plan
Provides a personalized nutrition plan with day-to-day, meal-by-meal calories with the explanation of where this plan comes from in terms of resting metabolism, weight loss plan and physical activity. Tactio Health disables this function if you set an "unhealthy" weight loss plan.
> Tactio Health Coach
Tactio Health delivers "just-in-time" personalized messages to coach the user to best practices of preventive healthcare. The simple presence of the app on ones iPhone or iPad generates reminders for weigh-in, BP, Cholesterol, family doctor checkup, dentist, eye exam, breast auto-exam, prostate cancer screening, etc... The Health Coach also brings advice from CDC and WHO based active lifestyle recommendations.
> Personal Health Report (PDF)
Tactio Health generates a complete Health Report right from the app in a single PDF that can be shared by email to anyone. All the data. All the charts. All the computed factors and colour coding.
> Connected Health
Tactio Health supports a wide variety of interfaces to its partner's medical devices and apps. That includes various activity trackers, body scales, blood pressure cuffs, heart rate monitors, glucometers, oximeters & thermometers.
> Multi-User (Family)
Tactio Health supports up to 8 users for tracking supporting entire families. CDC growth data and percentiles are included from 2 to 75 years old.
> Multi-Media Notes & Journal
Supports note taking in text, audio or photo format. That can include anything from test results to food notes to an audio recording of any kind. All the notes are organized in a chronological journal.
What's New in Version 6.1
- iPhone 6 / 6 Plus Ready
- iOS 8 Ready
- Touch ID Ready
Needs to be revamped
Onscreen buttons/controls give no visual feedback that they've been tapped. Sluggish response. No HealthKit integration? And, most problematic for me, integration with Moves app was buggy - first tap to effect the connection took very long. 2nd attempt seemed to "collide" with the first, leading to data being successfully imported though the app reported that the connection was not successful. Thereafter, the app reported that it could not access Moves Dara and that I should "log out" and reestablishing a connection. Hmm, log out how and where? Revoking permission in Moves had no effect. The app itself showed "connected" while it's dialog box warned that it wasn't. The settings area in iOS' Settings for this app is blank. I could find no option that allowed me to break the non-working "connection". Quitting the app from the switcher didn't help. Restarting the phone didn't help. Removing the app, re-downloading and restoring from initial backup had no effect. I gave up and deleted the app.
It WAS a great app until......
Overall I have really enjoyed this app. Unfortunately, since the format changed , I find it much less user friendly and I seem to not want to use it very much. The BMI function used to be really helpful: you could move the indicator to the number you were aiming for and it would tell you how many lb.s you need to lose or gain to get there. Now this function is gone.
Also, some of the other functions that I used to like are gone or do not work as well. Also I find the new design much less aesthetic than before. I hope that maybe Tactio will go back to some of the features that were helpful. Newer is not always better. The mood tracking feature could be helpful , but unfortunately the choices of moods-- "calm", is redundant with "relaxed", bored is in the red zone. They need to consult a mental health expert on their mood choices !
So far so good… I mainly gave this app a 5 because I saw so many people hating on it in the app store. Maybe it’s not perfect, and maybe I’ll grow to dislike it, but so far it appears to be the ONLY free application that will aggregate all of my personal data from my fitbit, add additional pieces of data that my fitbit doesn’t even monitor (BP, Pulse) and display them all in an easy to use interface. What’s to hate? If you’ve previously tried this app and dislike it, I’d recommend giving it another try. It’s worked wonders for me in the brief time I’ve used it.
- Category: Medical
- Updated: Oct 01, 2014
- Version: 6.1
- Size: 25.8 MB
- Languages: English, Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese
- Seller: Tactio Software International Inc
- © 2011-2014 Tactio Health Group Inc. - All Rights Reserved
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
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