About us

Nick Bansback, PhD.
James Hicklin, MSc.

decideapp was conceived by Nick Bansback, an Associate Professor in Health Decision Sciences at the University of British Columbia. James Hicklin, a computer scientist, created the software using Ruby on Rails and AngularJS.

Frustrated by existing poor quality decision support tools, or tools that cost lots of money to keep updated - meaning patients do not have access to decision support tools that can help them make difficult choices – they provide services to help developers make affordable high quality decision support tools.