New Remote Monitoring Collaboration Targets Cystic Fibrosis

Two mHealth companies are joining forces to help cystic fibrosis patients and their caregivers.Chicago-based Hill-Rom Holdings has integrated its VisiVest System, a vest designed to help CF patients with airway clearance, to Qualcomm Life’s 2net Hub. The platform enables CF patients and their care team to chart treatment trends and tailor individual care management plans. RELATED ARTICLES “What I like most about the VisiVest System is being able to see my patients’ session data and trends,” Tom Newton, a pulmonary therapist at Long Beach, Calif.-based Miller Children’s Hospital, said in a press release. “Now I’m not just telling my patients the more adherent they are to their therapy, the higher their pulmonary function numbers are likely to be. We can actually look at their adherence score together and have a more…


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