Asthma+me innovative technology-enabled solution for paediatric asthma is shortlisted for Best Technological Innovation: Digital
Posted on August 9, 2019
Asthma+me has been co-designed with a Paediatrician at an NHS Trust (UK) to support transition from treatment in a specialist paediatric clinics to community care, with the initial focus on meeting the needs of children aged 6-12 years with moderate-to-severe asthma. Support includes wireless medical monitors, medication diaries, trigger alerts for pollution/pollen/weather, symptoms tracking, care plan and an extensive educational syllabus.
Asthma+me is used with Aseptika’s PUFFClickerTM – a smart tracker for pressurised metered-dose inhalers, counting doses, recording that the inhaler is shaken properly and includes a timer supporting an improved inhaler technique.
Children are involved in setting their goals and motivated by incentives agreed upon with their parent/carer to promote behaviour change, increasing adherence to their Asthma Care Plan, generated automatically on their Smartphone.
The full Shortlist of finalists in the Medtech Insight Awards 2019 can be found by following the link below:
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