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Spiro PD 2.0 Wellness Management Services

Remote, real-time lung health
monitoring and management.

Implements easily to help achieve
performance measures, improve
outcomes, and control costs.

Disease Burden

Chronic Respiratory Illnesses are a real and growing problem for the US Healthcare System. 38 million patients suffer with either COPD or Asthma. COPD alone is the 3rd leading cause of death in the US. Direct economic impact of over $50 Billion annually in the US. 30% driven by ER Visits hospital admissions/readmissions.

  • 12.7 Million

    COPD Patients
  • 25.5 Million

    Asthma Patients
  • $53.7 Billion

    Total U.S. Costs (2008)
  • COPD 3rd Leading

    Cause of Death

Readmissions Point To The Chronic and Reoccurring Cycle For Patients:

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  • The 30-day hospital readmission rate for COPD patients is approximately 25%
  • 41% of all hospital readmissions are COPD
  • Readmissions for COPD costs are 50% higher than the original admission
  • For the most severe patients, readmission length of stay (LOS) is twice as long (8 days) and results in 10 times higher mortality rates

A Real Issue That Needs Real Attention:

And healthcare stakeholders are taking action


ACO’s are first introduced to

  • Co-ordinate care
  • Improve Quality
  • Reduce Cost

Hospital Readmission Reduction Program Introduced to

  • Decrease 30 Day readmission rates
  • Reward top performers
  • Penalize excessive readmission rate

Value Modifier Program Introduced to

  • Incentivize providers on quality
  • Penalize poor performers
  • Initial program focused on groups of 100+ providers

Value Modifier Program Expands

  • Groups of 10+ are now included

Quality focused Programs continue to expand and evolve

  • Hospital readmission penalties exceed $428m
  • ACO’s have grown to 800+
  • Value Modifier Program covers all groups from solo+

Our Solution

PMD offers a Comprehensive Solution For All Stakeholders That is:

  • Clinically RelevantClinically Relevant
  • Easy to ImplementEasy to Implement
  • Financially SoundFinancially Sound

Simple as 1, 2, 3

Integrates a 1) proven breakthrough in personal spirometry,
2) HIPAA-compliant data portal, and 3) comprehensive wellness management services

  • Spiro PD 2.0 Collects Data: 1

    Spiro PD 2.0 Collects Data:

    Tri-Trend, medication management, biometric alerts

    Spiro PD, the first-ever personal spirometer, is highly interactive. It provides audio coaching to help patients perform the spirometry test completely and accurately. And it captures, wirelessly and in real time, data on compliance with each patient’s personal care plan plus critical Tri-Trend data.

  • Spiro PD 2.0 Delivers Data To PMD Portal: 2

    Spiro PD 2.0 Delivers Data To PMD Portal:

    HIPAA-compliant, patient-controlled

    Beyond archiving and offering access to data, the secure, HIPAA-compliant PMD Portal connects patients and their healthcare team to improve communications...and outcomes. Patients decide who gets their data for assessment of care needs in real time and revisions of care plans based on real-time evidence.

  • WMS Promotes Care Plan Compliance for Positive Outcomes: 3

    WMS Promotes Care Plan Compliance for Positive Outcomes:

    WMS delivers a critically important first: remote, real-time lung health monitoring and management that improve communication, increase care plan compliance, plus support the documentation and achievement of quality measures, all to improve patient outcomes.

    WMS monitors patient’s lung function and medication adherence, and provides alerts based upon the personalized care plan, as well as tracks and documents non face-to-face time spent by care team members reviewing patient data, care plans, and interventions. WMS disseminates data to HCPs, patients, and caregivers through portal alerts, email, or text messages.

Spiro PD 2.0 WMS Addresses The Most Critical
Pain Points For Providers:

  • Monitors

    Lung Function
    Medication Adherence
    Care Plan Compliance

  • Enhances Care Coordination

    HIPAA Compliant
    Personalized Care Plans
    Real Time Interventions

  • Reduces Readmissions

    Helps Prevent Exacerbation
    Reduced Costly ER Visits

  • Promotes Financial Benefits

    Helps Achieve Quality Measures
    Improves Outcomes
    Supports CCM Reimbursement

Evidence of Benefits

PMD Healthcare is well established and utilized among some of
the largest Health-Systems across the United States

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Approved With A Large Global Presence

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There is a growing body of evidence in support of what we do

Recent studies have shown that proper and integrated care for patients with stage III and IV COPD disease can have a significant impact on outcomes.

  • 57% reduction
    ER Visits
  • 59% reduction in
    hospital admissions
  • 73% reduction in
    unplanned visits
  • 20% increase in
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  • Emergency Room Visits
  • Hospital Admissions
  • Unscheduled Visits
  • Medication Adherence

Cost Effectiveness

Spiro PD 2.0 and WMS Make Good Financial Sense!

For quality focused organizations and those in pay for performance and shared savings models,
Spiro PD 2.0 and WMS make solid financial sense.

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Work with us to enhance care coordination, improve quality, reduce readmissions and improve outcomes.

Contact us today to receive a complimentary analysis specific to your organization demonstrating the clinical benefit, ease of implementation and financial benefits.