Information technology

COPD app
Aeri Health and the Lung Association have announced a partnership as well as the launch of a mobile app called the Aeri COPD app.
CAIRE Inc has begun early sign-ups for its FreshAire customer portal on the tradeshow floor of the 2015 Medtrade Fall Conference in Atlanta.
electronic health record
New research reveals significant reductions in central line-associated bloodstream infections and surgical ICU mortality rates after the implementation of electronic health records.
A tablet version of Pulmonx's Chartis Pulmonary Assessment System will improve patient screening for its emphysema treatment, Zephyr Endobronchial Valve (EBV) therapy.
smartphone app
The app will provide the parent/caregiver with the information and the tools they need to track their child’s progress and manage their appointments.
The reason why many doctors find electronic health records (EHR) difficult to use might be that the software wasn't properly tested, researchers suggest.
Smart inhalers are part of a new wave of digital technology designed to improve the management of lung diseases.
iGetBetter, a supplier of mobile digital health solutions, has announced the addition of the COPD Care Plan to its library.
RT's 2015 Product Guide, which includes more than 75 leading respiratory care products, is now available on our enhanced mobile application for tablets and smartphones.
The use of mobile phone technology to alert bystanders trained in CPR is helping cardiac arrest victims receive prompt and critical care.
Compared to five years ago, more physicians are reporting being dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with their electronic health record (EHR) system, according to an AMA-sponsored report.
Propeller Health Receives FDA Clearance for Inhalers
Propeller Health has received US FDA 510(k) clearance to market its Propeller platform in association with medications using GlaxoSmithKline’s Diskus dry powder inhaler.
Early Sense 2.0 monitoring system
Telehealth industry groups are expecting increases in Medicare reimbursement for remote patient monitoring services.
Mediware's Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab solution helps support the CMS readmission reduction program, specifically related to COPD.
Apple has introduced ResearchKit, an open source software framework designed for medical and health research.
A merging of wireless technology and medical care is still in its infancy, but health systems that began pilot programs with the technology in recent years say they see signs that it is keeping patients healthier.
Cerner Corp has completed its acquisition of Siemens Health Services' assets at a purchase price of $1.3 billion.
Thanks to a new partnership with Microsoft, Aerocrine is exploring possibilities for its FeNO diagnostic medical devices to venture into the world of telemedicine.
Philips Respironics' “The ANSWER,” is a comprehensive business transformation process that connects product, technology and workflow innovations for both sleep and respiratory care management.
ResMed's AirView patient management system is providing clinicians at Fairview Health Services with access to patient PAP therapy data within its EHR system.