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Tenovi Announces FDA Clearance of Remote Peak Flow Metre (PFM)

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Tenovi announced that it is launching its cellular-enabled remote Peak Expiratory Flow Metre (PFM). When combined with Tenovi's Cellular Gateway, the device allows patients with asthma to transmit peak expiratory flow rate (PEF) and 1-second forced expiratory volume (FEV1) readings instantly to clinicians.

Remote monitoring of asthmatic patient parameters is highly desirable as it enables healthcare providers to view patient data in real-time, allowing for early intervention and better management of the patient's condition.

Traditional peak flow metres are widely used to measure peak expiratory flow rate (PEF), a key indicator of lung function in asthma patients. However, these devices require manual recording and tracking of readings which are typically only accessible to a patient's provider during an office visit.

The introduction of cellular-based peak flow metre empowers physicians to provide better patient care and allows for significantly better patient adherence compared to the alternatives in the market.