SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Catalia Health, a patient care management company that provides an effective artificial intelligence (AI)-powered patient engagement platform, joins the American Heart Association’s Center for Health Technology & Innovation’s Innovators Network in pursuit of innovative and scalable solutions in the healthcare market. Catalia Health’s platform combines AI, psychology and medical best practices to deliver support and everyday care to the 117 million patients in the United States managing chronic conditions.
The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to building healthier lives free of cardiovascular disease and stroke, and Catalia Health are working together to deliver the Association’s scientifically-backed guidelines in an innovative manner that meets the needs of the increasingly diverse patient population suffering from heart-related ailments, including heart failure. Through active conversation, Catalia Health’s personal healthcare companion product, Mabu, provides comprehensive content about heart health through a guided conversational approach that is available whenever a patient requests it. Mabu is also present to answer basic questions to help educate the patient about the next best action.
“We’re on a mission to address both parts of the healthcare equation: improving patient outcomes and expanding the current capabilities and efficiency of healthcare companies,” said Dr. Cory Kidd, founder and CEO of Catalia Health. “This new milestone with the American Heart Association solidifies a critical step in further enhancing our technology and expanding our reach to even more people struggling with chronic disease.”
Mabu also supports patients living with chronic illnesses such as congestive heart failure, rheumatoid arthritis and late-stage kidney disease, and completes daily check-ins using tailored conversations with patients to help them manage care routines and overcome the challenges of isolating illnesses, while providing insights to healthcare professionals about patient health, progress and adherence to treatment.
For more information, visit www.cataliahealth.com.
About Catalia Health
Catalia Health is a San Francisco-based patient care management company founded by Cory Kidd, Ph.D in 2014. Catalia Health provides an effective and scalable patient engagement platform for individuals managing chronic disease or taking medications on an ongoing basis. The company’s AI-powered robot, Mabu enables healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies to better support patients living with chronic illness. Patients can interact with Mabu via voice and screen, making her simple for anyone to use.
Catalia Health’s care management programs are tailored to increase medication adherence, improve symptom management and reduce the likelihood that a patient is readmitted to the hospital after being discharged.
About the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – two of the leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is one of the world’s oldest and largest voluntary organizations dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1 or visit www.heart.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
About the Center for Health Technology & Innovation
The Center for Health Technology & Innovation is focused on building and leveraging health technologies and relationships in pursuit of innovative and scalable solutions across the health continuum and in alignment with the AHA’s mission. The Center is a catalyst for innovation and health improvement, applying AHA’s brand, science, and focus on outcomes. To learn more visit www.ahahealthtech.org.
SOURCE Catalia Health