emocha is bringing its work on opioid addiction treatment into the clinic.
Dallas-based Pathway Healthcare recently signed on to use the mobile health startup’s platform. Pathway operates a network of clinics, becoming the first private partner to use the technology. It comes as officials have called for an all-hands-on-deck approach to address the opioid crisis. A treatment center in Jackson, Tennessee, was the first to begin using the platform, according to the startup.
emocha’s platform allows medical staff to observe patients taking a drug, which is designed to help patients stay on their treatment regimen. It’s completed by video, as compared with in-person observation that is normally practiced.
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