Shane Fitch (@belivedomore) is the founder and director of Lovexair, a foundation that supports people affected by chronic and rare respiratory diseases. After ten years of working in digital health she has developed together with a multidisciplinary team, a digital self-care program for all types of respiratory patients. Fitch is involved in various international networks to help accelerate patient empowerment through digital tools. This month she will be speaking at HIMSS Europe & Health 2.0 Conference with other digital health gurus. How did you start LovexAir [...]
Resources for Patient Empowerment in digital health & care literacy, disease management & active lifestyles
Results of the study confirm that using the m-health Happyair program improves adherence in patients with COPD and their perception about following the program is very positive. Healthcare professionals demonstrate their satisfaction and are also positive about the benefits for patients enrolled in the program. COPD, Chronic Pulmonary Obstructive Disease affects more than 2 million people in Spain. According to the World Health Organization, WHO, COPD is the 4th leading cause of death worldwide and it is estimated that [...]
As a HappyAir Ambassador with Alpha-1, my aim is to show other young people with lung and rare diseases that it isn't all bad .There are different levels you can confront as a person and you can challenge yourself, drive towards your passion or ambition and make things happen which are positive for yourself and your future.
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Arran Strong, the new ambassador of HappyAir Project introduces himself and explain why he supports HappyAir and his battle with a rare chronic respiratory disease. Arran is a surfer aiming to a professional soon and he gives us a positive message to encourage people to follow their dreams and live a healthy life.
Shane Fitch, CEO at HappyAir, speaks from the Healthio Congress 2017, in Barcelona.
We know that you are surrounded by incredible health professionals but nobody will understand better your physical and mental state as someone suffering from the same pathology. There are many people who are going through the same hardships as you are and are be able to advise and guide you. Or you can be the one sharing your valuable experience with others in your situation. To this end, the Lovexair Foundation has created the channel "HappyAir - Enfermedades Respiatorias" (Happyair - Respiratory [...]
Lovexair Foundation will be speaking at the WoHIT Conference & Exhibition that will be taking place on 21–22 November 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. The event will gather top European healthcare stakeholders and will be the meeting point for the entire eHealth ecosystem. Our director, Shane Fitch will give an insight of m-Health about the Pilot Testing of our App in 3 hospitals in Madrid backed by EIP AHA and about our visionary HappyAir programme. Together with a series of workshops, hospital tours [...]
The Lovexair Foundation has recently launched "HappyAir “, http://happyair.org/ an initiative that aims to promote, prevent and provide ongoing support to the community of people affected by lung disease through collaborating pharmacies and our educator network . Our aim is to reach out to those people who don't realise they may have lung disease, don't understand their illness or how to manage it and need more information and access to specific programs to learn how to disease manage, receive rehabilitation [...]