CLEVELAND, OH – August 31, 2023 — Augment Therapy® is thrilled to announce its selection as a quarterfinalist for the prestigious Digital Health Awards, presented by the Digital Health Hub Foundation. Augment Therapy was chosen as a quarterfinalist for the Best in Class in Pediatric/Adolescent Care Innovation category.
This recognition highlights the company’s dedication to use augmented reality to motivate kids of all ability levels in therapeutic exercise. The company is on a mission to positively impact the healthcare industry through accessible, cutting-edge technology that transforms exercise into a fun and engaging experience. The Digital Health Awards celebrate organizations that demonstrate excellence in leveraging digital advancements to enhance healthcare services and patient outcomes. As a quarterfinalist, Augment Therapy stands out for its commitment to not only improving access to pediatric physical therapy, but also improving the experience of exercise.
“What a truly remarkable honor for our team. Pushing the frontiers of exercise and rehabilitation for children and those impacted by chronic conditions has been our goal from day one. Receiving recognition for that diligent work out of a pool of thousands of other incredible applicants is an honor unlike any other. This will only continue to fuel our fire as we blaze a trail forward in pediatric healthcare and beyond.” Lindsay Watson, PT, MPT, CEO and Co-Founder of Augment Therapy.
Out of a substantial pool of over 1,500 submissions, only the most promising 16 quarterfinalists per category, per track, have advanced to this stage.
“This year has been our most competitive yet as we’ve received a great surge in submissions, numbering in the thousands, pouring in from companies around the world. We are so impressed by the pioneering work in digital health happening on a global scale. Congratulations to all of our quarterfinalists on their notable success.” Mark Goldstein, Chairman of Digital Health Hub Foundation
Finalists will be announced September 22, 2023, and the winners will be announced at the Grand Finale taking place at HLTH on the Moon Stage on October 9, 2023.
About Augment Therapy
Augment Therapy is an award-winning digital health company that engages people of all ages and ability levels in immersive and accessible gamified exercise from hospital to home. Leveraging MOCAST®, the company’s patent-pending technology, Augment Therapy offers a unique combination of full-body skeletal tracking and augmented reality-based interactive exercises accessible simply through a tablet or phone. While also improving the exercise experience, healthcare providers can better engage their patients and generate evidence-based gamified exercise programs while easily monitoring progress at any time. Valuable patient data and analytics are built into Augment Therapy’s HIPAA compliant and SOC 2® Type 1 approved software. The platform is designed for inpatient, outpatient, and at home use by healthcare caregivers, their patients, and for continued wellness opportunities.
Augment Therapy was co-founded by CEO, Lindsay Watson, a physical therapist with over 20 years of experience and CTO, Steve Blake, a 30-year medical and tech-education software expert. Incorporated in 2018, Augment Therapy is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Augment Therapy was selected as a 2022 Unity for Humanity award recipient. Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content.
For more information about Augment Therapy, please visit www.augmenttherapy.com