Louisville community focusing on asthma treatment, prevention
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August

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , /


ATER AND SOIL IS COLLABORATING WITH PROPELLER HEALTH TO EQUIP ASTHMA SUFFERERS WITH A NEW TOOL.>>POLLUTION IS PRETTY BAD IN LOUISVILLE. OZONE IS BAD IN THE SUMMER, PARTICULATE MATTER IS BAD.>>AIR QUALITY LEVELS GREATLY IMPACT PEOPLE WHO SUFFER FROM ASTHMA.>>IN LOUISVILLE IS 5% OR SO HOW ARE. — HIGHER.>>LOUISVILLE’S INSTITUTE OF HEALTHY AIR, WATER AND SOIL IS COLLABORATING WITH PROPELLER HEALTH TO EQUIP ASTHMA SUFFERERS WITH A NEW TOOL. THE INHALER HAS A BUILT-IN SENSOR THAT CAN TRACK WHERE, AND WHEN, IT’S USED. THE INFORMATION IS THEN SENT TO AN APP ON YOUR PHONE. THERE –>>THERE’S THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY CRUD. WE CAN’T DO ANYTHING ABOUT OUR GEOGRAPHY BUT WE CAN CONTROL SYSTEMS A LITTLE BETTER AND USE DATA TO MAKE THAT HER DECISIONS.>>THE INSTITUTE WILL TRACK THE DATA OF 650 ASTHMA SUFFERERS OVER THE NEXT YEAR AND WILL REPORT THEIR FINDINGS TO METRO GOVERNMENT SO THEY CAN MAP ASTHMA HOTSPOTS AROUND THE COUNTY.>>IT’S AN OPPORTUNITY TO IMPROVE THE AIR QUALITY.>>WE USE PERSONALIZED DATA TO HELP THE VICTIMS OF ASTHMA AND HELP THE CITY FIGURE OUT WHERE TO FOCUS EFFORTS TO MAKE THE MOST DIFFERENCE.>>TO LOOK AT HEALTH CARE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROGRAM THE INSTITUTE IS WORKING WITH 7 COMPANIES INCLUDING HUMANA TO PROVE WHY IT WOULD BE AN IMPORTANT SERVICE ADDED TO A BENEFITS PLAN.>>ASTHMA IS THE NUMBER ONE REASON KIDS AND UP IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM IN LOUISVILLE. IF IT CAN PREVENT ONE VISIT TO


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