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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 […]

Most Asthmatics Cough at Night But Are Not Aware of That – AI Monitors Nocturnal Coughing and Helps to Manage the Disease Better

24.1.2022 Press release

HELSINKI 24 Jan 2022 – Nocturnal coughing is a common but hard to monitor symptom of asthma. Helsinki-based KAMU Health Ltd. now has a solution for the problem: a smart phone application that listens to the user and recognizes coughing while they sleep. Cough monitoring gives the asthmatic objective insight to their nocturnal symptoms and […]