Your Podsite trial is ending soon. Put the final touches on it with our tips on how to make a great podcast website.

Claim your custom domain name todayClaim your domain

S11: #102: Helping People with Respiratory Illnesses Breathe Easier During the COVID-19 Pandemic

27 minutes

Joining me in our virtual studio is David Van Sickle, co-founder and CEO of Propeller Health. Propeller is a leading digital health company dedicated to the management of chronic respiratory disease. David founded Propeller Health in 2010 but he initially started his work in 2006 while at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.  

David was one of the very early pioneers who spotted the ability to apply technology to medications to capture data that gives insights into both personal and population health. He and the team at propeller health worked tirelessly over the years to develop the technology, business models, regulatory approvals and evidence to drive adoption of their product.  

Now, 14 years on, and this early digital health company is seeing a groundswell of interest as their products are used by some of the people who are most vulnerable to COVID-19. I wanted to know how their strong foundation and company mission supported their growth and evolution, and how, with their successful track record, they are supporting their users and communities to help them stay well and healthy. I was also interested to see if they’ve observed any changes in behavior by their users in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Links and Resources:


Connect on Digital Health Today:

Browse Episodes | Twitter | Linkedin | Facebook | Instagram


Connect on Health Podcast Network:

Browse Shows | Linkedin | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram


Digital Health Today is made possible by the support of our sponsors. Thank you to:

More episodes from Digital Health Today 360 with Dan Kendall

S12: #113: Jane Sarasohn-Kahn on Women's Health, Social Determinants of Health, and the 'She-cession'

Guest host Sophie Park interviews health economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn for this fast-paced discussion about women's health, social determinants of health and the 'she-cession' in the wake of …

Coffee Talk: H2O - How the Health Outcomes Observatory Gives Patients Better Tools and Bigger Voices

Every day, tech companies and governments frame the conversation around the use of data. With the proliferation of smartphones and wearable devices, …

Coffee Talk: Why is Digital Health Important to Biopharmaceutical Companies?

The pandemic has illustrated how Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) can impact the spread of disease, access to vaccines and the levels of trust in and utilization of basic health …

S12: #112 "The dumbest thing I'd ever done...that began the career path that I still am on today" with Dr. David E. Albert, Founder of AliveCor

Dr. David E Albert is a physician, engineer, inventor and serial entrepreneur, and he's the founder and Chief Medical Officer of Alivecor. Dr. Albert …

S12: #111: How to Uber a Diabetes Business Before It Gets Kodak-ed

In this episode, we dive into a topic that is very close to my heart: improving the lives of people with diabetes.


You've certainly heard Kodak mentioned as a good example of how companies …

S11: #110 Introducing the Host of the New Asia Pacific Edition: Tony Estrella

"In this episode, I'm excited to introduce you to yet another outstanding health innovation leader who is hosting another new show on Digital Health Today. His degrees are in engineering …

How you can listen to this podcast

You can listen to episodes right here on the website, or if you prefer, in a podcast app. Listening in an app makes it easier to keep track of what you’ve already heard, listen without using your data plan and many other conveniences.

Recommended apps
Start listening to S12: #113: Jane Sarasohn-Kahn on Women's Health, Social Determinants of Health, and the 'She-cession'
27:23
Start listening to S12: #113: Jane Sarasohn-Kahn on Women's Health, Social Determinants of Health, and the 'She-cession'
27:23