NEW YORK, 23 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – Kaia Health, the digital therapy company with a mission to democratize access to healthcare, today announced the appointment of Nigel Ohrenstein, healthcare entrepreneur and co-founder of Lumeris, as chairman to accelerate the growth and advance Kaia Health’s strategy as a market leader in musculoskeletal care (MSK) care. Kaia Health spans 60 million lives worldwide and has transformed MSK care by providing clinically proven care using computer vision technology through a smartphone camera, anytime, anywhere.
Ohrenstein brings more than 20 years of experience dedicated to transforming the healthcare system by delivering solutions that reduce the cost of care, improve the quality of care and improve the patient experience. As a co-founder of Lumeris, Ohrenstein helped make Lumeris the leading value-based care company.
âNigel’s combination of business intelligence and dedication to improving both the quality and cost of care will accelerate Kaia Health’s next phase of growth, strengthen our lead in the MSK market, and advance our mission to make effective therapies accessible to patients anytime, anywhere. ,” noted Constantin mehl, founder and CEO of Kaia Health.
Kaia Health’s solution solves one of the main health problems, namely access to care. Kaia Health recently expanded access to those in need of physical therapy at home by in partnership with Luna on-demand physical therapy.
Kaia Health is the most clinically validated digital MSK solution on the market and partners with leading U.S. employers and suppliers including MetLife, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and VirginPulse. In a recent clinical study, its market-leading computer vision technology has proven to be as accurate as physiotherapists and in many ways more powerful as it delivers the same quality of care to every patient, every time, solving another major problem in health care around health equity.
âKaia Health is an exceptional, mission-driven company transforming healthcare by facilitating access to affordable, high-quality care,â said Ohrenstein. âI am thrilled to join an incredible team that is solving four of healthcare’s biggest challenges: access, quality, affordability and equity in health.
Earlier this year, Kaia Health entered into a $ 75 million Round C Series to expand clinical capabilities, invest heavily in computer vision technology, and transform digital therapies in the United States and Europe.
Nigel ohrenstein, Kaia Health President, and Constantin mehl, founder and CEO of Kaia Health, are available for an interview.
About Kaia SantÃ©
Kaia Health is a digital therapy company that creates accessible, evidence-based treatments for a range of conditions, including MS pain and COPD. Kaia Health covers 60 million lives worldwide. Its clinically proven computer vision capability is transforming and democratizing healthcare with technology that patients can access anytime, anywhere, using their smartphone camera. Working with experts in various medical fields, Kaia Health offers individualized application interventions that allow patients to self-manage their condition with digital therapies using devices they already own (i.e. smartphones and tablets). Kaia Health is the most clinically validated digital MSK provider. Its computer vision technology is as accurate as physiotherapists in suggesting exercise corrections, and it provides equitable care regardless of BMI, age, gender, and location. Kaia Health is a member of the Digital Therapeutics Alliance (DTA) and has offices in new York and Munich. Learn more about www.kaiahealth.com.
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