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Taking Control of Pulmonary Fibrosis: Join our Patient Support Web Discussion

By April 22, 2018May 1st, 2021No Comments

Whether you have only been recently diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, or have been diagnosed for a while and are starting to experience new symptoms or have recently started new treatments, it can sometimes feel that pulmonary fibrosis is overwhelming.

Getting support from others can be very helpful and so patientMpower will be hosting a web discussion “Taking Control of Pulmonary Fibrosis this Tuesday April 24th at 10am EST (3pm UK/Ire time).

There will be a panel discussion with people living with pulmonary fibrosis and patient support group leaders Jen Wescoe, Ron Flewett and Matt Cullen. We will be discussing the things you can do to feel more in control of your pulmonary fibrosis, from tracking your lung health and maintaining your exercise program, to having quality discussions with your healthcare team and getting help assistance with medication expenses. Tune in live on our Facebook page and you can post your own questions to the panel for discussion.

Weighing Scales

Get valuable health insights by using our Bluetooth connected weighing scales to monitor body weight. Measured values will be transferred directly to the patientMpower application for healthcare professionals to review in real time.

Blood Pressure Monitor

Our Bluetooth enabled blood pressure monitor accurately measures patients’ blood pressure, measured values will be transferred directly to the patientMpower application for healthcare professionals to review in real time.

Pulse Oximeter

Our Bluetooth connected pulse oximeter measures arterial oxygen saturation and heart rate. Measured values will be transferred directly to the patientMpower application for healthcare professionals to review in real time.

Spirometer

Spirobank SMART spirometer - connects to patientMpower app via Bluetooth for seamless recording of pulmonary function. Measured values will be transferred directly to healthcare professionals to review in real time. Measures:

  • Forced Vital Capacity (FVC)
  • Forced Expiratory Volume in 1st second (FEV1)
  • PEF
  • FEV1/FVC
  • FEV6
  • FEF25/75

US Reimbursement for remote monitoring 

How will you get paid? Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have reimbursement codes available for remote patient monitoring (RPM).

US Reimbursement for remote monitoring 

How will you get paid? Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have reimbursement codes available for remote patient monitoring (RPM).