Thursday, November 6, 2014

Hospital Clinic and Linkcare on Remote Spirometry in Shanghai

Linkcare and the Pulmonary Function Service of Barcelona's Clinic Hospital and have participated in the 10th International Symposium on Respiratory Diseases (ISRD) & ATS in China Forum 2014 hosted by the Shanghai Respiratory Research Institute(SRRI), Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Zhongshan Hospital; Fudan University's Respiratory Research Institute; the Chinese Circulation Journal and the International Society of Respiratory Diseases.

Dr. Chunxue Bai (Chairman, Shanghai Respiratory Research Institute
Chairman, Department of Pulmonary Medicine
Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University); Dr. Felip Burgos (Barcelona's Clinic Hospital Pulmonary Function Service) and Mr. Jose Manuel Sanchez (Director, Linkcare Health Services)

The speakers presented the Spanish Basc Country experience on remote COPD early diagnose and proposed a similar deploy for Shanghai.

By using the remote spirometry quality control system, respiratory specialist from Zhongshan Hospital will be able to provide technical and clinical support on Nanxiang, Songjian, Fengxian and Zhoupu medical services.

The Linkcare platform allows to prefer remote spirometries suing Medical Internet of Things (MIoT) technology and provide remote quality control of the manoeuvres and clinical evaluation of the exploration findings.

The remote spirometry project has been supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness under the project IDENSSA (INNPACTO program grant number IPT-2011-1333-900000)