Propeller Health today launched a feature within the Propeller mobile app designed to connect users directly with pharmacy services. The Madison, Wis.-based company kicked off the feature with Walgreens, giving Walgreens patients the option to manage their asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease medication regimen within the mobile app. Get the full story at our sister […]
ResMed (NYSE:RMD) said yesterday that it completed its $225 million acquisition of Propeller Health and its digital medicine platform. Lead by CEO David Van Sickle, Propeller will continue to operate as a standalone business within ResMed’s respiratory care portfolio, the companies reported. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
ResMed (NYSE:RMD) said today that it inked a deal to acquire Propeller Health and its digital medicine platform for $225 million in cash. Propeller Health, which sells small sensors that attach to inhalers and track medication use, will operate as a standalone business under ResMed’s respiratory care portfolio. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery […]
Propeller Health today touted results from a nationwide study that indicated a direct association between daily air pollution and rescue inhaler use. Results from the study, which spanned five years and involved more than 2,800 individuals with asthma, were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Madison, Wisc.-based company said. Read the […]
Building on a $20 million funding round announced last month, Propeller Health said today that it landed an investment of an undisclosed amount from McKesson Ventures. The company is looking to expand its digital therapeutics business beyond devices that manage the treatment of chronic respiratory diseases. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Digital therapeutics company Propeller Health and drug-delivery device-maker Aptar Pharma are teaming up, yet again, to develop an array of connected drug-delivery devices. The pair has worked together in the past – in 2016, the companies launched the world’s first fully-integrated connected metered dose inhaler. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Results from a large, real-world study of asthma patients found that digital health technology can improve patient outcomes and inform city-planning policy, Propeller Health touted this month. The company teamed up with local government in Louisville, Kentucky and a nonprofit group to assess how environmental conditions can influence asthma symptoms using connected inhalers and a data-sharing platform. […]
Propeller Health said today it inked a strategic partnership deal with Express Scripts (NSDQ:ESRX) to provide Propeller’s digital solutions to Express Script members. Through the deal, St. Louis-based Express Script members will be able to use inhaler sensors and connected mobile applications to manage their asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The companies touted it as the largest […]
Earlier this week, Propeller Health released an application programming interface to give local asthma conditions to anyone within the U.S. who is interested in using that data. The Air by Propeller API is a free service that uses a machine-learning model based on millions of days of anonymous asthma symptom data and environmental data. The model uses […]
Seven years after the digital respiratory startup Propeller Health launched, co-founder and chief technology officer Greg Tracy told a crowd at this year’s Medical Sensors Design Conference that what started as an attempt to build sensors for respiratory devices has slowly evolved into a “hardware-enabled software company.” “We thought that we were going to go build […]
Connectivity, one of the newest buzzwords in the medical device lexicon, is becoming more and more integral to device design and development. Research shows that connected health devices can improve patient outcomes by increasing adherence and reducing dosing variability. Mark David Tuckwell, head of electronics, software & systems at Sagentia, says connected device can also provide crucial information to help […]