Propeller Health Study at Woodland Healthcare

The Propeller Health (formerly Asthmapolis) study Woodland Healthcare has been involved in has garnered more national attention.

Rajan Merchant, MD, the lead investigator of the trial recently presented a paper at the National Asthma and Allergy Association meeting in Washington, DC. The findings of the study, though still preliminary, confirm the use of GPS enabled wireless inhalers improve asthma care, and results in savings for the patient.

As the study moves forward, Dr. Merchant will continue to provide updates in regards to actual financial savings  per patient at academic conferences.

Dr. Merchant’s presentation has been featured on a number of websites and news services, please click on the links below the articles:


  • Monitoring Inhaler Use Improves Asthma Management

Fast Company

  • Propeller keeps asthmatics out of the ER by harnessing the internet of things

In addition, Dr. Merchant was recently featured on the CBS National News.

Publish Date: 

Friday, December 13, 2013

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