Next Generation Asthma Care
How could Next Generation connectivity help care providers and patients to collaboratively manage asthma care?
We are exploring the transformative potential of citizen-generated data, to improve collaborative care in asthma (between care provider and citizen). We will explore how digital developments, such as 5G, could make the collection of citizen-generated data effortless, reliable, affordable and trusted. We will utilise this knowledge in our work with patients, families and care providers to co-create a vision for a new digital asthma service model.
“The big impact areas for asthma are going to be compliance, adherence and medication concordance. How can we support
people to responsibly manage their conditions?”
-Tom Fardon, Lead Clinician Scottish Government Respiratory Improvement Strategy
Asthma is one of the most common long-term conditions in the UK, and is the second most common chronic illness presented to primary care. A significant proportion of mortality in asthma is preventable. Self-management has been recognised as an effective approach to controlling asthma, however uptake is low.
Impact & Value
We will support an increase in collaborative care between citizen and care provider by:
- Designing a new service model for collaborative care;
- Promoting a preventative approach of asthma care at scale;
- Exploring ways to improve asthma control through co-management and the use of next generation technologies.