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June 05, 2012

iSonea Unveils AsthmaSense App for iOS and Android

Medical technology company, iSonea Ltd. recently unveiled a new asthma management smartphone app, called the AsthmaSense. The app reiterates the growing popularity of the mHealth segment and is available for iPhone, iPad and Android users. As the name suggests, AsthmaSense is been targeted to asthma patients and has been designed specifically to help improve the way people live with and manage asthma.

Providing all-encompassing functionality, the AsthmaSense app allows one to record and track their symptoms, lung function tests, asthma events and medications. All one has to do is program their asthma action plan and then the app starts sending reminders and active alerts. It also delivers interactive medication and testing reminders, information which is crucial to anyone who suffers from asthma.

“Managing asthma is crucial to controlling the disease and improving health; however regular, diligent monitoring of symptoms, triggers and medications can be challenging for patients, caregivers and parents alike," said Lynn M. Taussig, M.D., chairman of iSonea's Medical Advisory Board, special advisor to the Provost for the Life Sciences at the University of Denver and the retired president and CEO of National Jewish Medical and Research Center. "AsthmaSense smartphone app is an easy and convenient way to monitor and track asthma and keep your doctor informed of your condition and progress. This ultimately leads to better health, avoids emergency visits and provides peace of mind for patients and their families."

"iSonea is dedicated to developing innovative, easy-to-use devices and mobile apps that help improve asthma monitoring and management," said Michael Thomas, CEO of iSonea Ltd. "We built the AsthmaSense app with the user in mind. We understand how critical it is to track your asthma, and so we built an app with key features that help you better manage your asthma anywhere, anytime."

Some other features found on the AsthmaSense app include; journal functionality which records peak flow, wheeze, medication use, ability to set tone and time for medication and testing reminders, easy access to emergency contact information and the ability to review and share your AsthmaSense data up to two months of medication use.

AsthmaSense is available for purchase at the Apple App Store (for iPhone and iPad users), Google Play and Amazon App Stores (for Android users) and has a one-time cost of $3.99.

Edited by Brooke Neuman
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