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,...

Wired UK | Data information: How visual tools can transform lives

"This data-led, web-inspired movement -- branded Health 2.0 or open medicine -- is boosting patient-power...

NetworkWorld | iPhone Apps That Could Save Your Life: Developers create mobile a…

"Asthmapolis uses a special GPS-enabled device that attaches to an inhaler and automatically records the time and location when asthma patients use their inhalers. This data...

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation | Asthmapolis: RWJF Health & Society Scholar…

"[The] device, the County Health Rankings and the other data-crunching tools offer the promise of better informed decision-making by patients, doctors, public health...

The Guardian | Asthmapolis – Asthma inhaler tracking

"Simply brilliant idea which aggregates data from people, epidemiolgists and health researchers to build up a objective data about asthma in an...

HHS/IOM Community Health Data Initiative Forum

On June 2 we took part in the Community Health Data (CHDI) forum at the IOM in DC. CHDI is an exciting effort to put HHS data to use to raise awareness of community health...

O’Reilly Radar | Here come the healthcare apps

"Asthmapolis aggregates the data voluntarily provided by users and gives it to physicians, scientists and health agencies. The goal is to identify environmental exposures...

ReadWriteWeb | From Calories to Sleep Cycles: What the Real-Time Web Means for Y…

"Beyond constant self-monitoring, the real-time Web is changing the medical and health fields on a larger, macro level as well, with crowdsourced solutions like...

Spiroscout Inhaler Tracker

At the center of Asthmapolis is the Spiroscout, a device that uses GPS to determine the time and location when an inhaler is used, and then stores or sends that information...

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