asthma devices

By Heather Mack 04:18 pm December 1, 2016
Madison, Wisconsin-based Propeller Health, which offers a digitally-guided respiratory therapy platform, has teamed up with Medical International Research (MIR) to offer several of the Italian health technology company’s mobile and clinical spirometers alongside the Propeller system. The addition of sprirometers will give Propeller a more complete vision of the people using their platform, which...
By Heather Mack 01:18 pm November 21, 2016
St. Louis-based Sparo Labs is now selling Wing, its FDA-cleared, over-the-counter smartphone sensor to manage asthma and other respiratory conditions. The device was cleared in June and is available directly to consumers, although the company has also indicated they are eyeing pharma and providers as potential distribution channels as well. Wing is a pocket-sized spirometer with a cloud-connected...
By Brian Dolan 07:07 am April 20, 2011
Back in April 2009 we reported that David Van Sickle, a recent Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar in the Department of Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was developing a GPS add-on for asthmatics’ inhalers to map where and when environmental exposures cause asthma symptoms--as well as alert users and encourage them to puff on the “rescue...