SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensely, the breakthrough virtual medical assistant application for patient engagement and chronic disease monitoring, announced today an agreement with Mayo Clinic to leverage technology in support of optimal health outcomes for individuals.
"We are collaborating on solutions that would allow people to receive trusted health guidance and information, leading to more appropriate diagnosis and treatments. By utilizing Mayo Clinic's triage algorithms and clinical expertise along with Sensely's proven, empathy first, patient engagement platform, we hope to assess and predict what healthcare resources can best assist patients at their time of need without them needing to leave their homes," said Sensely's founder and CEO Adam Odessky.
Supporting more than 20 conditions and protocols, Sensely offers therapeutic help with expertise and empathy. Sensely's healthcare solutions have achieved remarkable results regarding patient compliance, reduction of readmissions, and lowering of costs. Mayo Clinic's health guidance expertise will help Sensely enhance its innovative avatar to assess patients and triage them to the most appropriate care resource, such as:
- Self care
- Clinical advice
- Scheduling an appointment
- Nurse Line
- ER Direction
"This new digital solution can help reduce the burden on the healthcare's most expensive services, such as emergency rooms and clinical office visits. With research showing that 65 percent of ER visits are avoidable, it's crucial for digital healthcare to continue to evolve at a rapid pace," said Odessky.
Sensely offers a breakthrough patient engagement solution that provides proven, personalized monitoring and follow-up care with a strong focus on patients with chronic diseases. The Sensely virtual medical assistant combines innovative avatar-based technology, advanced sensor capabilities, and telemedicine features that generate actionable, real-time data and intelligent analytics, enabling clinicians to make better, timelier care decisions.
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