Overcoming fatigue: An app for greater quality of life

Overcoming fatigue: An app for greater quality of life

Interview with private lecturer Dr. Mitra Tewes, Medical Director of Palliative Medicine at Essen University Hospital, and Tim Fellerhoff, Data & Research, Fimo Health GmbH


Depending on the disease and therapy, fatigue occurs in 30 to 85 percent of the patients.
Image: Smiling woman in white clothing - private lecturer Dr. Mitra Tewes; Copyright: Martin Kaiser martin.kaiser@uk-essen.de
Image: A woman with cancer sits in a wheelchair and scrolls through information on a tablet.

The app is a low-threshold support tool and an information platform for all aspects of fatigue.

In a first step, we can collect vital and behavioral data via sensors in the smartphone or wearables and thus make a statement about the fatigue condition of the user.

Image: Smiling man with glasses and short hair - Tim Fellerhoff; Copyright: private
Image: Woman with glasses - Melanie Prüser; Copyright: beta-web/Klein

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