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News Roundup: Reflexion/DCRI Study Makes Headlines in Healthcare, Technology & Business

News Roundup: Reflexion/DCRI Study Makes Headlines in Healthcare, Technology & Business

The announcement of positive results from the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI)’s long-anticipated “Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation In-home Therapy: A Research Study (VERITAS)” has been reverberating throughout the media in recent weeks, making headlines in healthcare, technology and business publications.

Healthcare Business & Technology: VERA Virtual PT 'Improves Outcomes, Reduces Costs'

Healthcare Business & Technology: VERA Virtual PT 'Improves Outcomes, Reduces Costs'

“There was little difference in pain management between the group that used VERA and the one that used traditional in-person physical therapy,” writes Kelsey Ketchum for Healthcare Business & Technology. “This could be an opportunity to cut down on pain medications after surgery, which is a positive considering the national opioid crisis.”

Dr. Joe Smith Discusses Results & Milestones of VERITAS Study with Orthopedics This Week

Dr. Joe Smith Discusses Results & Milestones of VERITAS Study with Orthopedics This Week

Reflexion Health CEO Dr. Joe Smith recently walked Orthopedics This Week through the results and milestones of the VERITAS clinical trial — the soon-to-be published study showing that our VERA virtual PT platform is as safe and effective as traditional therapy for TKR patients, while offering the power to sharply reduce post-acute costs, to boot.

Fierce Healthcare: Use of VERA for TKR Patients 'Could Significantly Reduce Postsurgical Costs'

Fierce Healthcare: Use of VERA for TKR Patients 'Could Significantly Reduce Postsurgical Costs'

Fierce Healthcare’s Paige Minemyer recently covered the groundbreaking findings from the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) that Reflexion Health’s Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA™) “could significantly reduce postsurgical costs” associated with knee replacement surgery, with “an average cost savings of $2,745 per patient treated.”

San Diego Business Journal Covers 'First-of-Its-Kind Clinical Trial' Comparing Virtual to Traditional PT

San Diego Business Journal Covers 'First-of-Its-Kind Clinical Trial' Comparing Virtual to Traditional PT

Writing for the San Diego Business Journal, Jared Whitlock discusses the “first large, randomized clinical trial comparing virtual physical therapy with conventional, clinic-centric physical therapy,” which revealed that our VERA™ virtual physical therapy model is “as effective as traditional therapy while saving money.”

Xconomy: Study Determines VERA Is 'As Effective' & 'Less Costly' as Traditional Physical Therapy

Xconomy: Study Determines VERA Is 'As Effective' & 'Less Costly' as Traditional Physical Therapy

Xconomy, a media company covering business and technology developments, recently highlighted the news from the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) announcing “positive results” from the VERITAS study comparing our Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA™) physical therapy platform to traditional PT.

mHealthIntelligence: 'Long-Awaited' Results from VERITAS Study 'Affirms Cost Savings' Offered by VERA

mHealthIntelligence: 'Long-Awaited' Results from VERITAS Study 'Affirms Cost Savings' Offered by VERA

Covering the recent, “long-awaited” announcement that the VERITAS study of our Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation (VERA™) has yielded positive results, mHealthIntelligence’s Erik Wicklund writes that these outcomes “are of interest to providers who want to improve post-discharge patient outcomes and reduce rehospitalizations.”

Duke Clinical Research Institute Announces 'Positive Results' from VERITAS Study

Duke Clinical Research Institute Announces 'Positive Results' from VERITAS Study

The Duke Clinical Research Institute has announced that the groundbreaking VERITAS study has yielded “positive results,” showing that our Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation (VERA™) is “as effective as traditional physical therapy” when delivering rehabilitation for patients recovering from TKR surgery in conjunction with clinical oversight.

Reflexion Health and Duke Clinical Research Institute Announce Results of the First Randomized Controlled Trial Demonstrating Virtual Physical Therapy Outperforms Traditional Approach

Reflexion Health and Duke Clinical Research Institute Announce Results of the First Randomized Controlled Trial Demonstrating Virtual Physical Therapy Outperforms Traditional Approach

Reflexion Health, in conjunction with the Duke Clinical Research Institute, has announced positive results from a randomized controlled clinical trial designed to evaluate the cost and clinical non-inferiority of using a virtual rehabilitation platform to deliver physical therapy following total knee replacement surgery.

Modern Healthcare Examines Role of Academic Clinics in Promoting Healthcare Startups

Modern Healthcare Examines Role of Academic Clinics in Promoting Healthcare Startups

In a look at the role played by major academic medical centers as a booster for healthcare startups, Modern Healthcare points out how clinic researchers tested our own Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA™) and found it to be an effective method for increasing patient adherence to therapy.