Digital Health is offering much-needed solutions to the pressing health problems brought on as a result of our modern lifestyle. By applying data-analytics to data collected by wearables and sensors, among other channels, digital health platforms can have a huge impact on health conditions that are affected by behavior. By providing recommendations and insights, consumers are learning how to change their behavior and improve their physical and mental health.
Valera Health offers personalized mental health services combining meditation, therapy, and medications wrapped around with technology. The company helps organizations expand access to behavioral healthcare. It provides a comprehensive behavioral health solution for employers that gives employees fast access to high-quality mental healthcare. The Valera Health app keeps patients connected to their care team. Using the app, patients can reach out to their health coach or therapist through a secure chat, access a digital library of wellness and meditation programs, and chat face to face with clinicians through an in-app video call. The company also partners with some insurance carriers (such as CDPHP) to offer services directly to their members. Valera Health therapists are highly trained, licensed mental health professionals with expertise in a variety of evidence-based therapy models, including cognitive behavioral therapy, psychoanalysis, mindfulness, and trauma-informed care.See full profile >>
Sweetch is a developer of hyper-personalized engagement solutions for people with chronic conditions. Leveraging both artificial intelligence (AI) and emotional intelligence (EI), the company aims to help pharmaceutical companies, device manufacturers, payers, and healthcare providers build continuous relationships and engage with individual patients with chronic conditions, at scale. Sweetch provides a clinically validated digital therapeutics platform designed to motivate individuals to achieve their health goals through hyper-personalized recommendations that take into account the best time, tone, and real-world context at every step of their health journey. By analyzing each user’s personality, behavior, and context, Sweetch’s proprietary algorithms can identify the individual’s compliance patterns and continuously adapt its recommendations to each user, leading to greater adherence to treatment programs, better health outcomes, and improved healthcare economics. Sweetch is HIPAA and GDPR compliant.See full profile >>
Somatix is the developer of a wearable-enabled remote patient-monitoring (RPM) software platform for healthcare providers. The company’s solution uses patented gesture-detection technology and machine learning algorithms to analyze users’ gesture data in real time. The company’s algorithms generate insights about potential adverse events by remotely and passively monitoring physical and emotional indicators such as activity levels, sleep quality, poor medical compliance, falls, dehydration, irregularities, and more. This data empowers healthcare providers with valuable clinical insights, helping them maintain continuous contact with and improve the well-being of those under their care. Somatix currently works with elder care facilities across the care continuum, including independent living, assisted living, sub-acute short-term care, and nursing homes, as well as hospitals (for use with discharged patients) and substance abuse rehabilitation centers.See full profile >>
Keheala is a mobile health company that aims to improve healthcare access and treatment outcomes for patients. By empowering patients with information, motivation, and support, Keheala delivers tools to overcome the non-medical drivers of disease that exist away from health facilities. Healthcare agencies are provided with remote-monitoring capabilities and vital analytics to combat epidemics in resource-constrained environments. Keheala is a social enterprise committed to reinvesting a majority of gross revenue in order to achieve sustainability, scale its impact, and address some of the world's greatest challenges with innovative behavior change interventions.See full profile >>
Well-Beat provides healthcare organizations with a modular SaaS patient engagement solution that creates tailored interactions designed to provide professional teams and the patients themselves with enhanced care and treatment outcomes. The company’s solution combines machine learning models with cutting-edge behavioral science insights, providing beneficial recommendations from the first touchpoint as well as innovative continuous-care support.See full profile >>
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Last updated: January 2018
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Last Updated: January, 2018