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SWIFT helping patients with long-term conditions help themselves

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posted by WM Admin on 15 June 2015

In a blogpost on the Counties Manukau website, Andrew Bonica (IBM) and Jared Poppelbaum (CM Health) describe how, under the SWIFT Model of Care project, 10 diabetic patients will be equipped with a device that makes their standard glucometer Bluetooth-enabled and 10 COPD patients with smart inhalers that record and share when an inhaled medicine is used.

"These pilots are an integral part of Project SWIFT which is all about embracing new technology and tools that let patients better manage their health at home and in the community".

To read the full blogpost, go to:  http://countiesmanukau.health.nz/blog/swift-helping-patients-help-themselves/