Large-scale modelling of the human respiratory system to allow accurate analysis of the lungs behavior during normal inspiration as well as asthma exacerbations has been enabled through access granted to Greece’s first high-performance computing system called ARIS.
MyAirCoach will be represented in this year’s eHealth Week and participate to the conference's educational programme as it will focus on the themes of Empowering People, Trust & Standards and Social Innovation & Transition.
The introduction of the electronic health records (EHRs) has promised to solve a variety of issues related to the efficiency of the healthcare system as a whole. Unfortunately, several years after the introduction of EHR in modern clinical practice the majority of these promises have gone largely unfulfilled.
MyAirCoach will allow people with asthma like my daughter use a mobile phone to follow their asthma action plan and document accurately their asthma diary.
The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work has launched the campaign for Healthy Workplaces for All Ages aiming to raise awareness of the importance of good occupational safety and health management throughout the working life and of tailoring work to individual abilities.
The celebration of the world asthma day on March 3rd has given the opportunity to EFA (MyAirCoach partner) to express some important views about the global issues related to the management of asthma and introduce the goals of MyAirCoach project.
A recent report of EFA under the title "HEY YA! HEalth Literacy, Young Patients with Asthma and Adherence to treatment" underlines the problems of medication adherence among young asthma patient taking the first step towards the formulation of a framework for solution of this critical issue of asthma management.
Most people in the developing world who have asthma, cystic fibrosis or other chronic lung diseases have no way to measure how well their lungs are functioning outside of a clinic or doctor visit. But many do have access to a phone, though it may be a 10-year-old flip phone or a communal village landline instead of the latest app-driven smartphone.
Answering the need for a solution to adress misuse and adherence issues of COPD inhalers, 3M Drug Delivery Systems has introduced the Intelligent Control Inhaler, an intuitive, fully-integrated device that delivers accurate doses to patients, whilst providing on-screen instructions for use and feedback to the patient and health care provider via an app.
In the framework of the exhibition organized by the Interest Group on Allergy and Asthma in the European Parliament on 26th-28th of April, EFA (MyAirCoach partner and dissemination manager) is pleased to invite you to an event where the results from EFA multiannual project will be presented as they relate to the identifications of the actual reasons for adolescents’ poor adherence to treatment.