• Publication Date: 08/01/2018
  • Article Type: Back Page
  • Subjects: Industry Issues and Trends, Respiratory Medicine
Children had more symptom-free days, fewer days with activity limitation, reduced airway inflammation, and fewer emergency department visits or hospitalizations for their asthma.

A study published in JAMA Pediatrics by Halterman, et al. evaluated 400 children with asthma in an impoverished school district. Small but statistically significant results showed that telemedicine combined with in-school care could play a key role in helping school-aged children with asthma manage their condition. The authors hope that such care models will continue to expand nationwide.

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