Research & Studies

AMA Cites VERA as 'Next Step' in Surgery Rehab

AMA Cites VERA as 'Next Step' in Surgery Rehab

The AMA has published an article exploring how our VERA™ platform may be the “next step in telehealth,” enabling “surgery rehab led by an avatar” — one that “lowers rehabilitation costs by an estimated $1,000 per patient and boosts patient adherence with exercises as they recover” from total hip and knee arthroplasty.

Fierce Healthcare Champions PT for Pain Management, Points to VERITAS Results Showing Efficacy of Virtual PT

Fierce Healthcare Champions PT for Pain Management, Points to VERITAS Results Showing Efficacy of Virtual PT

In a look at how physical therapy could help correct the nation's prevalent “opioid-centered” method of pain management, Fierce Healthcare points to a recent study showing that our Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA™) telerehab platform “could significantly reduce postsurgical costs.”

VERA Cited as '#1 Advantage' for THA & TKA Telerehabilitation

VERA Cited as '#1 Advantage' for THA & TKA Telerehabilitation

Orthopedics This Week has published an article exploring a study that found that our Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA™) telerehab platform can boost patient satisfaction with post-TKA and THA surgery rehabilitation while also offering significant cost savings to payors and providers.

Duke Clinical Research Institute Presents on Effects of Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA™)

Duke Clinical Research Institute Presents on Effects of Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA™)

“Physical therapy is a critical component of recovery for patients following total joint replacement surgery. As people live longer and these surgeries become more common, it is important to identify solutions that maintain or improve outcomes while decreasing the burden on patients and providers.”

Study Results: Yale New Haven Health Presents Landmark Findings on VERA, a Virtual Physical Therapy Platform

Study Results: Yale New Haven Health Presents Landmark Findings on VERA, a Virtual Physical Therapy Platform

“One of the strengths of this system is that you actually know if the patient is doing therapy. It is another opportunity to have a higher-quality touchpoint with the patient without the patient having to come into the office. It doesn't eliminate the need for skilled physical therapist, but it is an extender of physical therapy.”

International Congress for Joint Reconstruction: ‘Patients Use – and Like’ VERA

International Congress for Joint Reconstruction: ‘Patients Use – and Like’ VERA

The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction has published an article covering the study presented by the Yale University School of Medicine at the AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting showing the effectiveness of our VERA™ telerehab platform in helping total joint arthroplasty, surgeons “save money without sacrificing patient outcomes.“

Medical Design & Outsourcing Previews AAOS 2019 VERA Presentations from DCRI & Yale New Haven Health

Medical Design & Outsourcing Previews AAOS 2019 VERA Presentations from DCRI & Yale New Haven Health

The Medical Design & Outsourcing news source has published an article focusing on the pair of studies centering about our Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA™) telerehab/virtual physical therapy platform presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

AAOS: VERA Telerehab ‘Found to Lower Costs, Increase Patient Compliance’ & Achieve ‘High Patient Satisfaction’

AAOS: VERA Telerehab ‘Found to Lower Costs, Increase Patient Compliance’ & Achieve ‘High Patient Satisfaction’

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has issued a news release summarizing a study presented at its 2019 Annual Meeting in which Yale New Haven Health’s Dr. Mary O’Connor shared results demonstrating that our VERA™ telerehab platform “was found to lower costs, increase patient compliance and led to high patient satisfaction.”

Duke and Yale to Present at AAOS on VERA, a Virtual Physical Therapy Platform

Duke and Yale to Present at AAOS on VERA, a Virtual Physical Therapy Platform

On March 14 and 15, the Duke Clinical Research Institute and Yale New Haven Health will present findings at AAOS 2019 showing groundbreaking results in adult reconstruction knee surgery rehab and practice management/rehabilitation achieved with our Virtual Exercise Rehabilitation Assistant (VERA™) telerehab platform.

OPEN MINDS: Virtual PT 'Could Significantly Reduce Postsurgical Costs'

OPEN MINDS: Virtual PT 'Could Significantly Reduce Postsurgical Costs'

OPEN MINDS recently published an article exploring early results from the Duke Clinical Research Institute’s VERITAS study, which shows that our model of virtual physical therapy is as safe and efficient as the traditional style, with the potential to offer major post-surgical cost savings, to boot.