1. MEDICATION REMINDER
With a medication reminder built-in the app, a patient can never forget to take his/her medication. The medicine schedule can be easily be modified through the Patient Details tab in the App.
2. OUT OF RANGE ALARM
The device is connected with the Smartphone application via dual mode BLE (Bluetooth low energy). As soon as the device goes out of the Bluetooth range, both the Phone as well as the device give out an alarm so that the patient immediately knows that he has forgotten his Inhaler. This feature comes as a USP of the product, as many people forget their inhalers because of their busy work schedule.
3. FIND DEVICE BUTTON
The “Find Device” button is used in cases when the patient is unable to find his Inhaler. Clicking on the Find Device Button in the Smartphone application triggers a loud alarm in the RespirON Device so that the patient can find his inhaler in time.
4. PUFF COUNTER
The puff counter in the Smartphone application automatically provides live updates of the number of puffs left in the medicine cartridge. Also the patient can set the threshold level for the number of puffs below which the App gives an alert to the patient to replace the cartridge. This is essential because if the patient runs out of medicine in case of an attack, it may even lead to the patient’s death.
5. USAGE STATISTICS
The device uploads puffs usage data (usage time and location) to the server after regular intervals. This data can help Government Organizations and other agencies working to prevent the respiratory diseases to get valuable clues about environmental exposures that may cause attacks. Thus, these areas can focused on and the environmental problems can be tackled to help prevent future ailments.
6. EXPIRY DATE ALERTS
The Expiry Date Alert provides the user with a notification that his medicine cartridge has expired. This feature helps prevent the cases when a patient accidentally ingests an expired dosage which may increase the problem. So with our application the Expiry Date of the Medicine can be entered into the Patient Details Tab when a new cartridge is loaded in the app and such types of incidences can be avoided.
7. DEEP BREATHING EXERCISES
The app consist of deep breathing exercise session timed from 5 minutes to 60 minutes, it’s easy to use by just follow voice instructions and these exercise will ensure your anxiety reducing, stress relieving, hypertension management, and daily use of this app can help manage high blood pressure ultimately all these factors will help patient to achieve controlled asthma. This feature is especially useful for people who are more susceptible to panicking in case of an Asthma attack.
8. PANIC BUTTON
“PANIC BUTTON” feature is present in both the device and the Application. The phone application sends an alert to the telephony server which generates automated call and text message to the nearby hospital as well as to the patient’s predefined relatives and family members. The “Panic Button” in the hardware device is essential because during an attack the patient is not able to easily operate the Smartphone.
9. SHARE YOUR HEALTH
With the patient history being monitored on the timely basis, the past history is made portable as it is saved in the Azure supported backend database. If the patients change their doctors or if doctors need timely reports, this facility can be made useful. Also, this feature reduces paper work.
1. MEDICATION REMINDER