UT Health East Texas at Ardent Medical Services has licensed the TheraNow Platform to provide telemedicine and remote physical therapy treatment to patients throughout East Texas, TheraNow reports in a media release.
Through this partnership, UT Health East Texas will provide patients with physical therapy and rehabilitation services at home using TheraNow’s remote telehealth/telerehab platform.
Using TheraNow, recovering patients can manage appointments for therapy sessions at home under the guidance of their physician or therapist. TheraNow provides personalized, prescribed one-on-one video therapy sessions with licensed therapists using their laptops or mobile device. The TheraNow app monitors the patient’s progress with outcome tracking that helps the therapist to build an effective progressive rehabilitation program.
“When I was initially introduced to TheraNow, I was very impressed with the capabilities to help patients prepare for joint replacement surgery to optimize their outcome and the opportunity to have post-procedure therapy at home through the telehealth platform.
“I am pleased that our orthopedic surgeons have embraced this technology and that UTHET Rehabilitation Services is also beginning to provide this option to their patients.”
— Vicki Briggs, CEO UT Health Tyler at Ardent Health Services
“This innovative way to provide rehabilitation therapy to patients at home is a treatment option that we are thrilled to extend to our community. We can also reach beyond our usual service area as the distance becomes less of a barrier.”
— Laurie Lenhof, UT Health Rehabilitation Hospital administrator
TheraNow is a telehealth provider specializing in proprietary technology in physical therapy and rehabilitation, designed to make treatment more accessible for patients without visiting a healthcare facility or physical therapy office. It features a comprehensive app-based musculoskeletal treatment program that offers the patient concierge-level care and cutting edge technology.
“The new alliance with UT Health East Texas at Ardent Medical Services makes it easier for patients to receive treatment at home when they want.”
— Dr. Ashok Gupta, DPT, COO, and co-founder of TheraNow
In addition to UT Health East Texas, TheraNow has partnerships with other healthcare and service providers, including Ardent Health Services, Onsite Physio/Worker’s Compensation, Indian Health Service, and K12 Education System.
[Source(s): TheraNow, PR Newswire]