Essen Health Care Partners with WizeCare to Launch Innovative Remote Therapeutic Monitoring (RTM) Care That Drastically Improve Patient Outcomes

Industry: Healthcare

“Smart” Physical Rehabilitation Yields Dramatic Improvements in Engagement, Adherence, and Speed of Patient Recovery

New York, NY (PRUnderground) May 25th, 2022

Essen Health Care, a leading healthcare network and group practice for underserved communities in New York State, announced today that they have launched a new, revolutionary Remote Therapeutic Monitoring program in collaboration with their partner WizeCare, an Israeli-based health technology company that is changing the way physical rehabilitation is delivered and utilized.

An extension of Essen’s innovative Remote Patient Monitoring program, Remote Therapeutic Monitoring (RTM) is helping the health care practice’s patients achieve optimal results in their recovery from orthopedic, neurological, and movement disorders, enabling direct observation beyond a hospital’s four walls and screening for deterioration

The WizeCare digital rehabilitation platform tracks patients’ movements home from any smart personal device (iOS, Android, web) without wearables or sensors and uses AI-powered algorithms to provide medical staff and patients with real-time analysis of the patients’ physical rehabilitation performance and progress. Clinical study results demostrated improved outcomes in 5 out of 6 patients and increased patient engagement rates by close to 80%.

“Using this new RTM platform from WizeCare, we’re seeing patients maximize their recovery times and improve their overall health.,” said Dr. Sumir Sahgal, Founder and Chief Medical Officer, Essen Health Care. “Best of all, our patients are 80 percent more compliant in their treatments, compared to an industry compliance rate of about 10 percent. That’s a huge win for our practices and patients.”

“Our comprehensive solution has transformed the physical therapy industry,” said WizeCare CEO, Roy Shteren. “Our RTM software as a medical device gathers and analyzes comprehensive information on patients and then automatically recommends personalized treatment plans enabling faster healthcare decision making. Providers can use these predictive insights, role-based workflows, and automation to deliver optimal and consistent care to their patients while making it more accessible and convenient.”

To find out more about Essen Health Care visit: https://www.essenhealthcare.com.

To learn more about WizeCare’s RTM Solutions visit:  https://www.wizecare.com.

About WizeCare

WizeCare is a team built of healthcare specialists, innovative clinicians, business analysts, and technology experts to establish a new paradigm in rehabilitation medicine – a fully automated care process from intake to recovery in a no-hardware model. WizeCare, founded in Israel and launched in the US market, helps clinicians scale their natural abilities with AI, replacing the need for hardware and movement labs in physical rehabilitation, and discovering new biomarkers.

With over 75,000 active patients to date, WizeCare’s state-of-the-art technology offers personalized video care plans delivered via consumer devices, seamlessly monitored by mobile device cameras, analyzed by machine learning algorithms, and overseen by a clinician, providing the leading digital solution, leading to higher patient compliance, better outcomes, and reduced costs. To learn more, visit WizeCare.com.

About Essen Health Care

Founded in 1999, Essen Health Care is a growing community healthcare network and group practice with over 150 primary and specialty care physicians and 100+ advanced clinicians providing high quality, compassionate, and accessible medical care to over 100,0000 of the most vulnerable and under-served residents of New York State. Guided by a population health model of care, Essen has five integrated clinical divisions offering primary care, urgent care and specialty services, as well as nursing home staffing and care management. All clinical services are offered via telehealth or in-person at 32 medical practices and at home through our house calls program for homebound patients.

Essen is dedicated to ensuring the quality of care for all patients and has been designated a ‘Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home’ by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

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