Essen Health Care, a New York City-based medical group, employs AI-powered remote monitoring and virtual rehabilitation technology from WizeCare, a health IT vendor, to offer virtual therapy and reduce in-house visits for physical therapy care. Treating patients who are undergoing orthopedic rehabilitation can be quite challenging for physical therapists and PT centres for a multitude of reasons. One reason is staff shortages and inability of therapists to attend patients who cannot make it to the hospital. The platform devised by WizeCare will allow specialists to offer personalised treatments with the help of prerecorded videos and mobile tracking technology on patient’s devices to enable the best monitored path to maintenance. The virtual plan is much more affordable and viable for patients who need acute care.
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