RespondWell, a telerehabilitation technology designed to provide personalized, clinician-supervised postsurgical physical therapy in a patient’s home, has been acquired by Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc.
With the acquisition, Zimmer Biomet will integrate RespondWell into its Signature Solutions suite of technologies, as part of its remote rehabilitation platform called Therapy@Home, according to a media release from the Warsaw, Ind-based company.
“Integrating an innovative and comprehensive telerehabilitation program into our Zimmer Biomet Signature Solutions offering addresses the emerging need for healthcare providers to oversee and optimize post-surgical recovery outcomes in order to maximize value across the entire episode of care,” says David Nolan, group president, Biologics, Extremities, Sports Medicine, Surgical, Trauma, Foot and Ankle and Office Based Technologies, in the release.
“Telerehabilitation represents the future of optimal and efficient postsurgical patient care, and we are excited to integrate our remote rehabilitation platform into the Zimmer Biomet Signature Solutions suite,” states Ted Spooner, co-founder and CEO of RespondWell, in the release.
[Source: Zimmer Biomet]