Techniker Krankenkasse (TK) will improve the quality of life of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with the help of the Health Buddy from company Robert Bosch Healthcare.
This will allow TK to supply devices for up to 300 COPD patients in Deutschland.
Over a period of two years, TK members will answer questions about well-being every morning by means of four buttons, and measure their blood oxygen levels and pulse through a ‚clip on the finger‘ . The data will then be transmitted to a telemedicine centre in Stuttgart and monitored by professionals. The aim is to reduce preventable hospitalisation.
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