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Healthcare Informatics | Can Propeller Health Propel Us Into the Future?
“If you’ve read my book on mHealth you can see why I like this technology. It is elegant, unobtrusive, easy to use, patient-centric, leverages consumer technology, and can provide the basis for large-scale population health activities.” – David M. Levin, M.D., Chief Medical Information Officer, Cleveland Clinic Health System
Digital Pharma Blog | Mobile Medical Apps – Which Ones Are Regulated?
Propeller is included in the Digital Pharma Blog’s “comprehensive list of mobile apps that are approved by FDA or other Health regulatory agencies.”
HHS | Reimagining Health Care Delivery: Sebelius Remarks to the Aspen Institute Care Innovation Summit
“One of our past Datapalooza participants is a former CDC Epidemic Intelligence Officer named David Van Sickle. And David has a great story to tell. You see, he figured out that if you put a GPS device on an Asthma inhaler, you empower patients to better track and manage their asthma. So he founded Asthmapolis – which is now called Propeller Health. It’s been described as “hacking the inhaler” to give patients and their doctors the information they need to control their asthma…So the more that we can do to encourage people like David to innovate, the better off we are both in terms of the nation’s health and the nation’s wallet. And patients can finally get control over their own health,” said Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius.
Isthmus | Epic opportunity: The software giant is positioning Dane County for an economic breakthrough
“Health industry hub: Madison has that creative fervent now…Scott Button, the managing partner of Madison-based Venture Investors, likes what he sees. ‘Five years ago, you had Epic and no one else,’ he says. ‘Now we have more health tech companies than you can count on the fingers of both hands.’ Here’s a sampling. Propeller Health, a mobile platform for managing asthma, has gained major financial and technical support from Silicon Valley.”
Businessweek | Obamacare Gives Boost to Startups Focused on Health Care for Poor
“Propeller Health co-founder and CEO David Van Sickle says the increase in demand for technology like his is linked to the Affordable Care Act’s efficiency push. Insurance companies are willing to pay for Propeller’s product because it reduces trips to emergency rooms, producing ‘savings of between $700 to $1,000 per patient, per year,’ he says.”
Asthmapolis Relaunches as Propeller Health to Advance Broader Respiratory Mission
Name change coincides with announcement of new apps and sensors for COPD, new data on outcomes
MADISON, Wis. September 10, 2013 – Asthmapolis, the FDA-cleared mobile health solution for chronic respiratory disease, today announced the company is changing its name to Propeller Health. The Propeller platform is designed to help patients and their physicians better understand and control respiratory disease to reduce preventable emergency room visits, hospitalizations and unnecessary suffering.
Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers Launches Asthmapolis Mobile Asthma Management Program
MADISON, Wis. July 25, 2013 – Asthmapolis, the FDA-cleared mobile health solution for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), today announced Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers will offer the platform as part of their asthma respiratory health management program. The Asthmapolis system is designed to help patients and their physicians better understand and control their […]
Asthmapolis Showcases Award-Winning Mobile Health Solution for Asthma and COPD at AHIP Institute 2013
Company to highlight how latest release supports member engagement and medication adherence in booth #743 June 12-13 MADISON, Wis. June 11, 2013 – Asthmapolis, the FDA-cleared mobile health solution for asthma and COPD, will showcase its award-winning platform at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute, June 12-13 at the Wynn Las Vegas in booth #743. […]
Asthmapolis Receives Second Investment from the California HealthCare Foundation
MADISON, Wis. June 7, 2013 – Asthmapolis, the FDA-cleared mobile health solution for asthma and COPD, today announces it received a second investment from the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF). Asthmapolis is designed to improve the care of people with asthma and COPD, advance understanding of symptoms and triggers and help them achieve control of these […]
Asthmapolis Wins Horizon Award in the 2013 TripleTree iAwards for Connected Health
Award recognizes the company’s unique advancements in chronic disease management via connected health MADISON, Wis. June 3, 2013 – Asthmapolis, the FDA-cleared mobile health solution for asthma and COPD, today announced it received the Horizon Award in the 2013 TripleTree iAwards for Connected Health. Asthmapolis is a mobile health solution designed to help improve the […]