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From digital health insights

to public health action

Our data helps identify the factors that exacerbate illness and empowers decision-makers to shape policy that protects their citizens.

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Precise. Proactive. Preventative.

Propeller Health was founded on the heels of a then-mysterious string of asthma attacks in Barcelona in the 1908s. It took 8 years for experts to identify the culprit: soybean dust, which was not identified as an allergen at the time. CDC disease detective David Van Sickle envisioned a better way to monitor allergens: by tracking medication usage and symptoms. With this mission, Propeller was born.

 

Since day one, we’ve understood that digital health has the power to collect unprecedented data to shed light on where, when, and why populations experience respiratory disease.

 

We’ve learned that we cannot solve chronic respiratory disease without addressing the upstream factors that impact public health.

Data-driven public health initiatives in action

Over 1.2 million data points collected by Propeller helped the City of Louisville understand what caused respiratory symptoms for their residents and take action to create a healthier environment for better breathing.

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Data-driven public health initiatives in action

Over 1.2 million data points collected by Propeller helped the City of Louisville understand what caused respiratory symptoms for their residents and take action to create a healthier environment for better breathing.

More planted trees in high risk asthma areas


Alternative truck routes to reduce diesel emissions in high risk neighborhoods


Consideration of changes to city-wide zoning policies to address industrial emissions

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