SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NEOFECT, a medtech company that designs gamified rehabilitation solutions for patients recovering from stroke and other neurological and musculoskeletal conditions, took home five awards this summer for innovation in healthcare technology.
NEOFECT’s RAPAEL Smart Rehabilitation Solutions provide rehabilitation and training through games. Using portable, lightweight equipment for continued home training, solutions like Smart Glove for Home and Smart Pegboard make rehabilitation more engaging and accessible for the 5 million people recovering from stroke each year.
Recent awards include:
- Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Best Practices Awards, Global Smart Rehabilitation Enabling Technology Leadership Award -- For RAPAEL Rehabilitation Suite, including Smart Glove for Home and Smart Pegboard
- San Francisco Design Week Awards, Honorable Mention in VirtualTech -- For Smart Glove for Home
- MedTech Breakthrough Awards, Innovation in Healthcare Wearables Award -- For Smart Glove for Home
- Blackwood Design Awards, Best New Aids and Equipment -- For Smart Glove for Home
- Blackwood Design Awards, Best Accessible Technology -- For Smart Pegboard
“Traditional rehabilitation methods for patients of stroke or other neurological disorders are incredibly tedious, and many patients don’t complete their exercises often enough to be effective,” Scott Kim, Co-Founder and CEO of NEOFECT U.S.A. said. “At NEOFECT, we’re committed to creating engaging, technology-based rehabilitation solutions that encourage and motivate patients. Our solutions incorporate the latest advancements in virtual reality and artificial intelligence, creating a fun yet measurable way to train and objectively measure progress. These awards and more importantly, feedback from patients prove that game-based training is the future of rehabilitation, and they only fuel our drive to continue to develop innovative, accessible rehab solutions for patients worldwide.”
The international award recognition comes after numerous studies proved the benefits of NEOFECT's devices. Research published by Stanford in the Journal of Neurology concluded patients using the Smart Glove for Home were highly satisfied with the experience and kept up with the at-home therapy sessions.
For more information about how NEOFECT’s technology is helping patients, visit www.neofect.com.
Korean-American health tech startup NEOFECT was founded in 2010 to create an environment where stroke survivors, doctors, and therapists can objectively evaluate the results of patient rehabilitation. Fun, game-based rehabilitation exercises motivate patients while simultaneously providing actionable, quantifiable data to medical professionals.
NEOFECT uses the latest technological innovations to design affordable and easy-to-use devices for rehabilitation training available anytime, anywhere, like its flagship product, the RAPAEL Smart Glove for Home. www.neofect.com