Cincinnati-based IncludeHealth launched a virtual physical therapy program using pose-estimation models developed by Google. It plans to offer this software to healthcare providers, starting with its largest partner to date, ProMedica Health System.
Sword Health, a startup that uses virtual visits with physical therapists and sensors to guide people through exercises, raised $85 million in funding. The company plans to use the new funds to grow its business through partnerships with health plans.
Employee benefits firm Aon is bundling together three digital health solutions as part of a broader musculoskeletal care offering. It’s partnering with Hinge Health, 98point6 and Employer Direct Healthcare.
Kiio CEO Lydia Zeller talks about the digital health company that guides users through personalized therapeutic programs through their smartphone or tablet to reduce and prevent back pain and joint pain.
Kaia Health, a startup providing app-based programs for musculoskeletal conditions and COPD, recently raised $75 million in funding. As competitors look to round out their platforms with other services, Kaia is looking to strike partnerships with clinicians.
Rick Halton, Vice President of Marketing, Lumeon The COVID-19 pandemic made healthcare visits over video or phone the norm, likely turning telehealth into a permanent fixture within the U.S. healthcare system. In fact, the majority of patient access leaders at large hospitals believe 20-30 percent of appointments will happen over video in 2021, according to …
The digital physical therapy company acquired a startup making a small, adhesive device that use electrical pulses for pain treatment.
Bent Philipson, Founder of Philosophy Care When it comes to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in particular and long-term care in general, a human-centered and empathetic approach is not only necessary, it’s obligatory. Putting the needs, constraints, and perspectives of patients first enhances the level of care we’re able to provide. Perhaps ironically, it is the …
A randomized, controlled study published in JAMA Open found that patients who engaged in a virtual physical therapy program saw a greater reduction in knee pain than those who continued with their usual care plan at home. However, the study was not blinded, which could affect patients’ self-reported pain scores.
Hinge Health, a startup offering virtual physical therapy, recently raised $300 million in funding. The company now has a value of more than $3 billion, the company confirmed.
Amy Oughton, Founder, and CEO Dream in Color Seniors have the lowest reported usage of telehealth of any age group. As many healthcare providers are increasing the use of telehealth, especially in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the implementation of new tools and technologies could impact seniors. In my experience, this doesn’t indicate that older …