OLD LYME, CT — OCTOBER 30, 2013 — The France Foundation and the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS), working with urogynecologist Peter L. Rosenblatt, MD, have developed BladderTrakHer. The new app, developed with support from Astellas Pharma Inc., was designed to assist female patients with overactive bladder (OAB). The app is helping female patients and their clinicians evaluate and communicate about OAB symptoms. BladderTrakHer has had more than 875 downloads by patients internationally since its release earlier this year.

The BladderTrakHer app is available on:
http://www.oabcentral.org/index.php and via iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bladdertrakher/id589851942?ls=1&mt=8

Patients without a Smart Phone can still use the tool online, via http://www.bladdertrakher.com/.

About The France Foundation
Since its inception in 1999, The France Foundation has been at the forefront of planning, developing, and implementing multidisciplinary accredited medical education. The France Foundation specializes in curriculum-based education and in educational collaborations that improve providers’ knowledge, competence, and practical performance to ultimately improve the care practices provide. The France Foundation is accredited with commendation by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education) and by the ACPE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education) to provide CME credit for physicians and pharmacists respectively.

About the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)
The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS), founded in 1979, is the premier non-profit organization representing more than 1,700 members, including practicing physicians, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, nurses and health care professionals, as well as researchers from many disciplines, all dedicated to improving female pelvic floor disorders. As the leader in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, AUGS promotes the highest quality patient care through excellence in education, research, and advocacy.

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