The platform will be initially offered to members of AmeriHealth District of Columbia, the largest Medicaid managed care organization in the District.
The wearable, the mobile app and online portal work together to detect coughs, monitor respiration and heart rate, and provide timely alerts to care takers.
Biosensor manufacturing partner NGK SPARK PLUG led the round, which invested approximately $5 million, and also included current investor Simul Investments.
The easy to use application will allow Arches' members to better understand, and manage their health, and may help keep them out of the emergency room.
Asthma New Zealand has teamed up with VADR to launch the Breathe Easy asthma management app for iPhone and make it easy for patients to manage their symptoms.
The underlying technology can already detect about a dozen chemicals and compounds, with support for detecting about 19 others coming in the (near?) future.
Smartinhaler installs on to a patient's inhaler to record the date and time the inhaler is used, and can then send that information to other devices.
The solution that helps asthma patients to more accurately track symptoms and medication adherence to preempt an attack is available from Walgreens and CVS.