NICE recognises Smartinhaler as best practice for asthma care
11 Jan 2017
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has recognised digital platform Smartinhaler as the most effective means of improving asthma medication adherence in new guidance.
The Medtech Innovation Briefing - designed to accelerate NHS access to innovation in new treatments and diagnostics - reports that the device has also been proven more effective than the current practice in reducing hospitalisations and time needed off school or work.
Developed by Auckland, New Zealand-based digital health specialist Adherium Limited, the Smartinhaler technology clips onto standard asthma inhalers to monitor the activation of a patient's inhaler and provide audio and visual medication reminders.
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