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Our selection for innovation of the month is a service launched by Elisa in Finland that uses mobile technology in asthma treatment. It uses remote measuring connected to an asthma registry to improve clinical care.


  • The measurements taken by the asthma patient are forwarded straight to the system used by healthcare personnel and combined with the data in other healthcare systems.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses how a telco is moving into digital health.
  • Analyses where Elisa is positioned in the digital health value chain.

Key questions answered

  • What is May's innovation of the month?
  • How has Elisa moved into digital health?

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  • Summary
  • Telcos have a key role to play in digital health
  • Next steps: Elisa can leverage early findings into more digital health areas, a sector poised for growth


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