PPCC Lightning Bug App

PPCC’s FREE Lightning Bug app was developed through a collaboration of  web developers, medical professionals, parents, and caregivers to help manage day-to-day medical details for the child with medical complexities. We invite you to download and utilize this free resource.

Creating Tools that Empower Caregivers

The Lightning Bug app is a tool that gives caregivers access to a suite of indispensable tools to help organize health care data. PPCC’s app is meant to streamline a caregiver’s experience by providing them with tools and features to assist with their responsibilities. The app enables caregivers to optimize the recording, sharing, and management of medical information in a free, user friendly manner.

The new Lightning Bug app equips caregivers with a suite of indispensable tools to manage, store and share information. Our app streamlines a caregiver’s experience by providing them with tools and features meant to assist with their responsibilities.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Lightning Bug App

How do I use this app?
Who can use the app?
Is this app safe to use? Who will have access to my data?
Is this app free?
Which device is this app compatible with?
How do I download this app
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Lightning Bug's Key Functions

Using the App - Thoughts from a Parent

The Lightning Bug App - Getting Started

Lightning Bug App - Storing & Sharing Information

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Frequently Asked

How do I use this app?
Who can use the app?
Is this app safe to use? Who will have access to my data?
Is this app free?
Which device is this app compatible with?
How do I download this app

PPCC is not a health care provider and does not give medical advice or treatment. PPCC does not endorse or recommend any listed facilities, service providers, or support groups herein. PPCC offers the list and information as a resource only. PPCC does not pre-evaluate, or consider the Medicare/Medicaid status of the providers.

The Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition is a registered 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization.  Donations are tax-deductible according to the IRS’s rules and regulations.  The official registration and financial information for PPCC may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania 1-800-732-0999.

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