REDMOND, Wash. – Sensoria, a provider of smart garments and wearable technologies, has partnered with Genesis Rehab Services for a new post-acute care digital innovation-focused effort.
Sensoria Health will leverage its intellectual property and Genesis Rehab Services’ clinical knowledge to form a new company, “Sensoria Health powered by Genesis Rehab Services.” Specifically, the new company will leverage Sensoria’s technology platform, Sensoria Core.
“We all recognize the need for smart wearable and telehealth solutions that are geared toward the elderly and see the health care vertical as very promising,” said Davide Vigano, co-founder and CEO of Sensoria, in a statement. “We are thrilled to partner with Genesis Rehab Services, a leader in this industry, to provide the new company guidance and clinical validation to our solutions.”
Genesis Rehab Services is a subsidiary of Genesis Healthcare, providing physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, respiratory therapy and wellness services, primarily for older adults
The goal of Sensoria Health is to accelerate the development of rehab, fall prevention and detection predictive analytics solutions, said Vigano.
“GRS is excited to start building with Sensoria a new digital innovation engine to serve the needs of this large and underserved patient population,” said Sarah Thomas, head of global innovation for Genesis Rehab Services.
Through the partnership, Sensoria Health aims to enable higher quality of care, improved clinical and operational outcomes in the post-acute care environment, as well as a broader reach to the home and community with a direct-to-consumer model, Vigano said.