February 27, 2019
Stroke patients who received in-home rehabilitation therapy from a tablet-based app had similar outcomes to those completing the same treatment with physician guidance, suggesting that the digital treatment could be effective without provider supervision, according to a paper recently published in Frontiers in Neurology.
The study’s 3,686 patients each had post-stroke aphasia affecting their...
November 22, 2017
Veterans struggling with speech or cognitive disorders will now be able to access therapy through Constant Therapy, a mobile app that provides supplemental coaching and motivation to patients.
Veterans eligible for speech or cognitive therapy through the US Department of Veterans Affairs will now be able to use the app for free.
The app is part of the Newton, Massachusetts-based company The...
June 16, 2016
Digital entrepreneur and former Health 2.0 staffer Jean Luc Neptune announced on Twitter that he'd be leaving his position as Accelerator Director at Blueprint Health at the end of the month. He said, however, he'd remain a partner in Blueprint Health LLC and its investment fund.
This one is, admittedly, a stretch for a list of "recent" digital health departures, but important: At the end of...
March 10, 2016
Boston-based mobile brain rehabilitation company Constant Therapy has raised $2 million in a round led by Golden Seeds with participation from Kapor Capital, Launchpad Venture Group, Pond Capital, and Community Health Network of Connecticut. MobiHealthNews first reported on this round last month, when the company disclosed a $1.96 million raise in the SEC.
This brings the company's total funding...
March 3, 2016
So far this year, the digital health funding that MobiHealthNews tracked has surpassed $600 million. In January, digital health companies raised $471 million across 21 deals. This month, funding reached $197 million across 13 deals, although one of those deals was for an undisclosed amount.
More than half of February's funding came from one big deal: MindMaze raised $100 million. An honorary...
February 18, 2016
Boston-based Constant Therapy has raised $1.96 million for its mobile-enabled brain rehabilitation offering, according to an SEC filing. This brings the comapny's total funding to at least $2.7 million. Existing investors include Boston University, TiE Angels Boston, and serial entrepreneur Andy Palmer.
Constant Therapy has developed a mobile app designed to provide therapy to patients who have...
October 29, 2013
Frank Moss, former MIT Media Lab professor in the New Media Medicine group and co-founder of Bluefin Labs, has joined app developer Constant Therapy as the Chief Strategic Advisor.
Constant Therapy develops iTherapy, an app available on the iPad which provides rehabilitation tools and solutions for those suffering from stroke, head-injury, or dementia, or children with language, cognitive,...