Bardavon Health Innovations Acquires PeerWell to Become First Complete Digital Health Solution Focused on Worker Musculoskeletal Health
OVERLAND PARK, KS (June 14, 2022)—Bardavon Health Innovations has acquired PeerWell, Inc., a consumer-focused musculoskeletal (MSK) health application to create a truly hybrid treatment solution for workers across America. With this acquisition, the two companies will pair in-person physical therapy with virtual tools to support patients before, during, and after injury.
Study Proves PeerWell’s SMART™ Motion ROM Tool Clinically Accurate
A recently published study in Arthroplasty Today found that PeerWell’s SMART™ Motion ROM measures knee flexion and extension as accurately as a manual goniometer used by a surgeon or physical therapist. This means that post-operative knee surgery patients can digitally measure their ROM accessibly and efficiently from home with just a smartphone.
Introducing PeerWell’s New Shoulder Pain Conservative Care Program
We’re excited to announce the newest program in our treatment library, Shoulder Pain Conservative Care. This 10-week, all-in-one program offers holistic, whole-person treatment from the patient’s device. All program content, progress tracking, and built-in SMART Motion™ tools are embedded in the app. Our all-new Shoulder Pain Conservative Care program is also supported by our full-stack, virtual healthcare practice
Announcing PeerWell Health
PeerWell is on a mission to eliminate the burden of pain and immobility for all people, worldwide and we’re excited to take this major leap forward. Taking care of people the way we’d want our families to be cared for is our passion. We are here to provide a new option for ourselves and our family when we struggle with pain and immobility. PeerWell Health is available today in California, expanding to more states in the near future.
Dr. Jonathan Slotkin Joins Digital Health Practice’s Board
Jonathan Slotkin, MD, vice chair of neurosurgery at Geisinger in Danville, Pa., is the newest independent board member of PeerWell. Dr. Slotkin, a pioneer in digital health and innovation, previously was instrumental in Geisinger’s efforts to design a refund program for select surgical specialties and become a Walmart center of excellence for spine surgery in 2017. Dr. Slotkin is also the chief medical officer of Contigo Health, a Premier company focused on connecting clinicians, health systems and employers.
PeerWell Lands $6.5M to Commercialize its Worker’s Comp Musculoskeletal Surgery Optimization Platform
Today PeerWell, a San Francisco, CA-based PreHab company helping patients prepare physically and mentally for orthopedic surgery and recover faster has raised $6.5M in Series A funding led by OMERS Ventures with participation from investors Emmett Shear (Co-Founder CEO of Twitch) and Travis May (CEO of Datavant).
Musculoskeletal surgery preparation platform PeerWell lands $6.5M in funding
PeerWell, maker of an app that helps patients prepare for and recover from surgery, has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding. OMERS Ventures led the round, which also included previous backer Xseed Capital.
Tom Price might soften bundled payments, but healthcare orgs will stay the course
The healthcare industry boasts a plethora of technology, but are organizations fully integrating it to benefit patients across the care continuum? John Tiberi, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Los Angeles-based Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, believes the industry can find more avenues to incorporate technology.