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Digital Healthcare: What Do Patients Think? Part 3

Awareness and Access to Digital Tools European asthma and COPD patients have a strong interest in digital health technologies and are highly satisfied with them. These are some of the main results of EFA’s recently published DIG_IT report. But the report also revealed some deterrents, and in this post we will focus on them. Firstly, […]

Digital Healthcare: What Do Patients Think? Part 2

Patients Open to Digital Healthcare In this post, we will focus on the positive views that European asthma and COPD patients have about digital healthcare services and devices. This is our second blog post based on EFA’s newly published DIG_IT report (see our introduction here). The results of the survey are encouraging: the majority of […]

Digital Healthcare: What Do Patients Think?

Patients Front and Centre in the Process Covid-19 was a jump-start in many European countries to begin applying digital health care technologies and services more widely. In the midst of a pandemic, the safety and treatment of people with lung disease and other illnesses needed to be ensured through remote healthcare. The European Union aims to […]

Adherence — What’s the Fuss?

What is Adherence? Kate is a middle-aged woman with asthma. She developed the disease in her adult life. Pretty often, Kate forgets to take her treatment medication of inhaled corticosteroids. Instead, she has begun to use a reliever inhaler for instant relief when her symptoms get worse. Kate is feeling somewhat tired and has an […]

Pollen, climate change and why you should treat seasonal allergy

11.5.2022 Living with Asthma

Untreated allergy may lead to asthma If you are suffering from pollen allergy, you are definitely not alone. Allergic rhinitis, caused by pollen, mold, animal skin or other triggers, is a common condition. In the US and Europe, 10 to 30% of adults and perhaps even more children suffer from it. General symptoms include a […]