RIVM Tick bite awareness app overzicht
Delivery: 2014, quarter 1

The Tick bite app informs users about the tick bites dangers and Lyme disease. The app offers several functionalities to prevent tick bites and associated risks. The app shows the activity level of the nymph stage of the tick and makes a ten-day forecast of it. Users can activate push notifications and receive messages when the activity level of the nymph stage reaches a critical limit. A forewarned user is forearmed.

The Tick bite app provides valuable information in the form of text, image and video. Following these instructions, one can check himself/herself on tick bites, remove the insect, and properly treat the bite. With the help of the tick bite journal, users can keep notes about the tick bite and the effects of it. Users can fill in relevant input fields, make a report and show it to a physician if necessary.

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RIVM Tick bite awareness app beschrijving



"The RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and Environment) had the "Tick bite" app launched in April 2014. This app was initially developed for Android. With this app people can (without internet connection!) check out how ticks look like and how to correctly and safely remove it. From July 2014 the app will be available for IOS also.

In the beginning we have spoken with a number of potential executors, and our final choice fell on DTT. What struck us was that from the very start DTT was very involved in the issue and the development of the app. The rates were reasonable, and it certainly played a role in choosing DTT. During our collaboration, we got to know Jeffrey and Dirk better. We emailed and phoned each other regularly. I think that says enough!

In short, DTT has been a great partner to develop an app - reliable and always up for a joke. Great job!"

Desirée Beaujean, Head of Development and Implementation Department RIVM, May 2014



Take a look at some of the success stories of the Tick Bite Awareness app:

GGD AppStore: Tekenbeet
Stigas: RIVM-app 'Tekenbeet'
Lyme Centrum Apeldoorn: Voorlichting
Travel Health Clinic: Een teek? Pak hem beet!
Margriet: Zo verklein je de kans op een tekenbeet
iGO.nl: De week van de teek dit jaar van 11 tot en met 17 april
KidsErOpUit: 17 onmisbare apps voor tijdens je vakantie met kinderen
Tuurlijk wel!: Hond met teek? Voorkomen is beter...
Campingtrend: Gratis RIVM Tekenbeet app
iCulture: Overheid brengt Tekenbeet-app uit met tekenradar
Teekcare: Lancering RIVM app Tekenbeet
SmartHealth: eHealth in de zomer: tekenbeten
DroidApp: Tekenbeet: uitgebreide app met informatie, dagboek en tekenradar
Frankwatching: Tekenbeet-app: Wat te doen bij een tekenbeet?
RIVM: RIVM start Week van de Teek met lancering app Tekenbeet
De Telegraaf: Gratis teken-app
Zorgwijzer.nl: Week van de teek, ziekte van lyme en de zorgverzekering
Nationale Zorggids: RIVM 'Week van de Teek' start 7 april
Gezondheidsplein: RIVM start Week van de Teek
NOS: Naar buiten? Pas op, ook teken hebben lentekriebels
Adformatie: Week van de Teek in teken van de tekenapp
Online onderdelenshop: Krijgt teken uit uw kleding met de wasmachines of wasdroger
DTT blog: Pearls of media coverage
DTT blog: Six top scores from DTT in the spotlight
DTT blog: NOS advises: spot ticks with this app
DTT blog: DTT apps rank well in the app stores
DTT blog: DTT Multimedia aanwezig op RIVM Innovatiedag
DTT blog: Tick bite app nominated for accenture innovation awards
DTT blog: Tick bite app on iphoneclub.nl
DTT blog: Tick bite app number 1 position in the app store
DTT blog: De Volkskrant: "Tick bite app, app of the week"
DTT blog: RIVM Tickbite for iPhone
DTT blog: RIVM Tick bite app on Android
DTT blog: Sending press release about the app is fruitfull

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