Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology

Results of an asthma education program delivered via telemedicine in rural schools.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Asthma morbidity is high among low-income children living in rural U.S. regions, yet few interventions have been designed to reduce asthma burden among rural populations.

Effect of a mobile health, sensor-driven asthma management platform on asthma control.

Publication Date: 
Nov 18, 2017

BACKGROUND: Asthma inflicts a significant health and economic burden in the United States. Self-management approaches to monitoring and treatment can be burdensome for patients.

OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of a digital health management program on asthma outcomes.

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Position Paper on the Use of Telemedicine for Allergists.

Publication Date: 
Nov 06, 2017

The integration of telecommunications and information systems in health care first began 4 decades ago with 500 patient consultations performed via interactive television. The use of telemedicine services and technology to deliver health care at a distance is increasing exponentially.

Physical activity, restrictions in activity, and body mass index among urban children with persistent asthma.

Publication Date: 
Mar 07, 2017

BACKGROUND: Asthma and obesity are public health problems that disproportionately affect underserved children. Urban children with asthma may be limited in their participation in physical activity, further increasing their risk for overweight.

Telemedicine is as effective as in-person visits for patients with asthma.

Publication Date: 
Sep 10, 2016

BACKGROUND: Access to asthma specialists is a problem, particularly in rural areas, thus presenting an opportunity for management using telemedicine.

OBJECTIVE: To compare asthma outcomes during 6 months in children managed by telemedicine vs in-person visits.