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Forbes | Where Will Healthcare’s Data Scientists Find The Rich Phenotypic Data They Need?

“Over time, I suspect, the distinction between some of these approaches may disappear as wearable data increasingly become part of the EMR, and are obtained more regularly in prospective academic studies, and eventually, in pharma studies, like this recently announced Boehringer Ingelheim/Propeller Health pilot.”

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Madison’s Propeller Health partners with German drug-maker

Boehringer will use the data collected by the sensor to do things like learn more about patients’ reasons for not using their inhaler when needed. Propeller’s system, which includes mobile apps, is sold to health care providers, health plans, employers and other health management organizations.”

FierceMedical Devices | Boehringer pilots inhalers with sensors to encourage patient adherence

“Boehringer Ingelheim envisions someday selling a smart inhaler that can tell patients when its medication is running low, and remind them if they missed a scheduled dose. To that end, the company is testing the use of its Respimat inhalers with a Propeller Health sensor attached to the back. Propeller Health specializes in designing sensors and apps for asthma and COPD patients, making it a natural partner.”

MobiHealthNews | Boehringer Ingelheim, Propeller Health team up for sensor-enabled inhaler pilot

“At Health 2.0 last week in Santa Clara, California, Larry Brooks, the director of the New Business Model and Healthcare Innovation group at Boehringer Ingelheim took the stage with Propeller Health CEO David Van Sickle to talk about a newly announced pilot of Propeller’s technology.”

USA Today | Tech to tame classroom bugs and bad habits

“Asthma can be an extremely serious issue for both adults and kids alike, but making sure a young asthma sufferer has their breathing in check is especially important. Propeller Health has developed a respiratory sensor that works with standard asthma inhalers and connects to a smartphone. It records instances where it was used and provides custom feedback and tips. Ask your health care provider about this one, because they’ll have to order it for you for now, but it may be very well worth it.”


Press Releases

Propeller Health Raises $14.5 Million Series B Financing Led by Safeguard Scientifics

Company to scale FDA-cleared digital therapeutic to tackle $100 billion cost of treating asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Madison, WI and Wayne, PA, September 4, 2014 – Propeller Health, the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, today announced that it raised $14.5 million in Series B financing, led by Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) with participation from Series A investor The Social+Capital Partnership. Propeller Health will use the funding to accelerate product development, strategic alliances, client services, sales and marketing.

Arizona Care Network Is First ACO to Launch Propeller for COPD

Propeller connected health solution now available to Arizona Care Network patients 
with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

MADISON, Wis. & PHOENIZ, Ariz. – July 14, 2014 – Propeller Health, the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, and Arizona Care Network, a physician and health system collaboration, jointly announced today that ACN will be the first Accountable Care Organization (ACO) to offer the Propeller platform to its members with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Arizona Care Network was formed through collaboration between two of the state’s largest health care organizations, Dignity Health and Abrazo Health (Tenet).

Propeller Health CEO to Present at Health Datapalooza V

MADISON, Wis. – June 2, 2014 – Propeller Health, the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, today announced CEO David Van Sickle, PhD, will be a featured panelist at Health Datapalooza V, taking place June 2-3 at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.

Propeller Health Launches Inhaler Technique Coaching via Helpouts by Google

Company expands digital health platform and services to include real-time video consultations

SAN DIEGO, Cal. American Thoracic Society International Conference (ATS 2014) – May 21, 2014 – Propeller Health, the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, today announced the company will offer inhaler technique coaching via Helpouts by Google.

Propeller Health Receives New FDA Clearance for Next Generation Propeller Platform

New low-energy sensor eliminates charging, while enhanced analytics identify worsening patients

MADISON, Wis. World Asthma Day – May 6, 2014 – Propeller Health, the FDA-cleared digital health solution for chronic respiratory disease, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance to market its latest generation of the Propeller platform, including a new sensor.