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Patient engagement 'crux' of COPD management

June 30, 2017HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine - COPD patients are more likely to be active and participate in pulmonary rehab if they have social support, according to a report published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society. Researchers looked at the association between healthy behaviors and two kinds of social support: structural, the type of social network a person has such as being married or living with a partner or caregiver, and functional, the support a person perceives his/her social network provides. They found...

COPD, Pulmonary rehab

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COPD trial uses mobile health to provide rehab at home

September 16, 2015HME News Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota HealthSolutions Corporation has tapped Novum, a consumer health engagement platform, as a partner on a mobile health clinical trial program designed to motivate and monitor people with COPD. Many of the millions of people affected with COPD are not able to participate in pulmonary rehab in a clinical setting and the program, delivered through the Novu platform, will enable them to complete home exercise more easily, according to a press release. “We believe that...

Clinical Trial, COPD, Mobile health, Pulmonary rehab

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