Use of Electronic Asthma Tracker on Patient Outcomes

In the June 2019 edition of Pediatrics, an article investigates the “impact of the electronic-AsthmaTracker (e-AT), a self-monitoring application for children with asthma.” In order to do so, researchers utilized a total of 327 children and parents and enrolled them in pediatric clinics with weekly e-AT use for a year. They found that after a year, “participants had significantly increased” quality of life, “asthma control, and reduced interrupted and missed school and work days.” They also noted a decrease in the amount of emergency department and hospital visits. The researchers conclude by suggesting that “this care model has potential to broadly improve pediatric asthma care.”

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