Innovation doesn’t always mean improving the current way of doing something. Sometimes it means building an entirely new system. That’s what the Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil and Propeller Health are doing with AIR Louisville. We want to do more than help people living with asthma identify triggers or remember to take daily maintenance meds. We want to test a new way of treating asthma, one that uses data and involves the entire community from doctors to employers to city leaders.
One way we’ll know we’ve succeeded with this work is by getting off a certain top 10 list. Each year the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America compiles list of worst places to live if you have asthma. Louisville is often on this list.
To understand how we plan to accomplish this, you can join a live video conference on Tuesday, June 23 at noon Eastern. I will be speaking with four people who are working with AIR Louisville:
Join us on June 23 to learn more about AIR Louisville. You can RSVP to get the event on your calendar, or just bookmark the Hangout link and tune in at noon Eastern.