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2018 in Review: A Year of Milestones for VERA & Reflexion Health

By December 26, 2018 August 26th, 2019 No Comments

From a series of exciting new partnerships spanning the United States to a pair of high-profile clinical studies validating the effectiveness of our groundbreaking, FDA-cleared Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA®), 2018 was a banner year for Reflexion Health. As this event-packed year finally draws to a close, please join us in taking a look back at some of the most exciting and momentous of 2018’s many milestones!

January: New Partnerships from Coast to Coast

In January, we made a pair of major announcements about the expansion of our groundbreaking virtual care services on both coasts of the United States: A partnership with non-profit Los Angeles Jewish Home to offer our “Stand Tall” Fall Prevention Program to seniors in its residence facilities, as well as a new alliance with North Carolina’s Greensboro Orthopaedics, who implemented VERA as a means “to deliver consistent, high-quality post-operative care” to its patients, in the words of orthopedic surgeon Frank Aluisio, MD.

How We’re Empowering Non-Profit Senior Rehab Programs

February: Bringing Telerehab to the Nation’s Largest Not-for-Profit Healthcare Group

Just a few weeks later, we announced another exciting partnership with Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), the largest not-for-profit home- and community-based health care organization in the United States! “We’re excited to partner with Reflexion Health to bring this new, innovative platform to patients and caregivers who deserve more convenient, compassionate care,” said VNSNY Executive Vice President Lester Schindel.

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March: A New Version of VERA & a Groundbreaking Clinical Study

March was even more action packed, as a study published in The Journal of Knee Surgery found that the use of our VERA telerehab platform “encouraged clinician-patient interaction beyond the hospital setting and offers the advantage of cost savings, convenience, at-home monitoring, and coordination of care, all of which are geared to improve adherence and overall patient satisfaction.” And just a few weeks earlier, we’d unveiled a new and improved version of VERA that leverages “patient-specific data and user feedback to offer an entirely fresh, engaging, convenient, efficient, and effective experience for patients and treating clinicians.”

Also in March: Dr. Frank Aluisio Discusses Benefits of VERA

April: Extensive Media Coverage, New Insights from Dr. Joe Smith

The coverage of the Journal of Knee Surgery study made waves throughout the business and healthcare media the following month, with Fortune concluding that the VERA brand of virtual physical therapy “may be more effective and cheaper than the old-school variety.” Also in April, our President and CEO Dr. Joseph “Joe” Smith penned an article for Forbes on the potential of digital healthcare to “dramatically transform” healthcare delivery.

May: Engineering Expertise: A Peek Behind the Curtain

In May, our amazing engineering team took center stage with an insider’s look at how they tackle some of the most pressing challenges of developing a high-end, world-class telerehab system. Using a method of combining workflows that has “reshaped the way we approach and tackle the challenges of development … reflects positively not just on our own efficiency and capacity for operational success, but that of our clients, as well,” writes Lead Software Engineer David Torres.

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