Author Archives: Marta Silva

New Mobile COPD Daily Assessment Solution From Bracket Reaches Key Certification Milestone

Bracket, an electronic Clinical Outcomes Assessments (eCOA) provider, recently announced that the company has completed a key certification along with partner Evidera™ for the EXACT patient daily e-Diary to be used on the Android mobile platform. By reaching this certification milestone, the Bracket eCOA solution is now the only certified provider of this technology for use on…

COPD Symptom Tracking Through New Online Platform Shows Promising Results

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease characterized by progressive breathlessness, acute exacerbations, increased coughing, mucus, and a feeling of tightness in patients’ chest. Usually if the exacerbation symptoms are not detected and treated on time, they can escalate, leading to a more acute scenario, which can diminish…

Screening For COPD in Asymptomatic Adults Not Recommended by USPSTF

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) includes a group of progressive lung diseases such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, non-reversible asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. COPD typically manifests itself in individuals who have had a long-term contact with harmful pollutants,a history of smoking, or who have a genetic predisposition to the disease. According to the…