The Economist | Medical Devices – Inhaling information: Profile of Asthmap…

"Either way, the upshot would be better lives for patients in the short term and, if all went well, a true understanding of the triggers of this debilitating and occasionally...

The New York Times | Practical Applications for Government Data, Online

"Another expo winner is Asthmapolis. Asthma patients are given an inhaler that is equipped with a GPS monitor that collects location data whenever they inhale. This...

TIME | My Body, My Laboratory

"And track the Quantified Selfers do, often aided by new products designed for them: Zeo headbands, said to monitor sleep phases; Nike plus, shoes with a distance, speed and...

Slate | Data for a Better Planet. How should we use data to improve our lives?

"These tools are simultaneously cool and useful. They’re also just the beginning; there are countless ways to use data to improve society that we haven’t yet figured...

Gigaom | Mobile Health Apps Are on the Rise

"An early signal of what might be possible in this space is the platform Asthmapolis. Asthmapolis is a GPS inhaler-tracker app that enables users to track their own asthma...

The Independent | Four ‘Get-To-Know-Yourself’ Healthy Tools

"Asthmapolis: monitors asthma events with GPS tracker embedded in an inhaler and synchronizes with a mobile diary to help users manage their own asthma with health...

Government Health IT | Climate Control

"[A] lot more could be done to improve asthma surveillance and the clinical day-to-day management of asthma simply by capturing information about where people with asthma use...

medGadget | Study to Identify Rural Triggers of Asthma Attacks

"To identify triggers that cause asthma attacks, a research study is currently underway that uses GPS enabled inhalers to record when and where medicine was needed....

FierceMobile Healthcare | App developers take HHS, IOM up on their data-mining o…

"We're seeing a very exciting explosion in the number of small, personal devices as well as sensor networks and mobile phone apps that are dedicated to structuring,...

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