July 14, 2020
The Investigating the Effectiveness of Virtual Physiotherapy report by independent provider of physiotherapy, Ascenti, has captured data on patients’ openness to virtual treatment, pain improvements on a 10-point Numerical Rating Scale (NRS) and satisfaction with outcomes.
Results showed that it is just as effective as and, in some cases more effective than, in-person treatment.
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January 24, 2019
Apple versus posionous gas. Patently Apple has spotted a newly published patent application that seems to suggest that miniature sensors for poisonous gas may be a feature of future Apple devices.
Filled in March of 2018, the application’s diagrams include examples of the sensors housed within an enclosure such as an Apple Watch and describe detection capabilities for “at least one of ozone (O....
November 6, 2018
During the third quarter of 2018, the digital health space has seen a slew of deals with healthcare providers in the US, UK and elsewhere around the world. While telemedicine has continued to be a trend within the provider space, health systems are starting to turn their attention to some of the latest cutting-edge technology, such as voice.
But as these technologies advance, some physicians are...
September 4, 2018
Virtual dental provider TeleDentist is teaming up with Call A Doctor Plus, a service that links employers and groups, as well as individuals to healthcare. As part of the deal Call A Doctor can connect its customers to TeleDentist’s services.
“We are extremely pleased to bring first-to-market virtual dental care to our growing customer base,” Louis Daniels, CEO of Call A Doctor Plus, said in a...
July 16, 2018
To expand beyond the small- and mid-size employer market, digital physical therapy, telehealth, and patient engagement platform Physitrack has launched two new enterprise-focused offerings for new or current customers.
The first of these, called PhysiApp 2.0, is a revamp of the company’s patient-facing physical therapy app that is better suited for long-term treatment and guided patient education...
October 5, 2017
Digital physical therapy, telehealth, and patient engagement platform Physitrack will seek public listing on alternative stock exchange Nasdaq First North during the first quarter of 2018, cofounder and CEO Henrik Molin told MobiHealthNews this week. The company has not yet set the terms of this IPO, but said in a statement that it plans to use the offering to fund further expansion into new...
March 30, 2017
UK provider network IPRS Health has launched the virtual physical therapy platform from Physitrack to their customers under global insurer QBE, allowing patients to use app-based physiotherapy in lieu of some in-person sessions.
The QBE deal is a big one for Physitrack, which was founded in 2012 and has enjoyed considerable success across Europe, Australia, New Zealand and the United States. QBE...
March 30, 2017
Employee wellness company Sidekick Health, which makes a suite of online, customizable wellness and disease prevention programs for providers and employers, has teamed up with weight loss company Jenny Craig. Through the partnership, employees in Sidekick’s employee wellness program with prediabetes will be referred to Jenny Craig’s weight loss program, which includes healthy eating tips and...
February 16, 2017
App-based doctor house call company Pager will incorporate PokitDok’s healthcare price comparison tool into its care navigation platform. In addition to the ability to find board-certified doctors, registered nurses, physician assistants and nurse practitioners and arrange either in-home or telemedicine visits (or refer to a specialist) Pager customers will also be able to verify insurance or...
February 16, 2017
The digital physical therapy, telehealth and patient engagement platform from UK-based Physitrack is getting a boost in users thanks to a new partnership with mobile EHR company drchrono.
Tapped directly by Apple under the tech giant’s largely stealthy Mobility Partner Program, the two companies are joining forces to integrate Physitrack’s home exercise program into drchrono’s EHR on the web,...