TAVIE The Ideal Answer to Chronic Patients’ Needs

<p>Discussions have started with leading pharmaceutical companies to customize the TAVIE platform to the needs of patients undergoing their therapies. As medicine progresses and novel therapies are now available for rare or previously untreatable diseases, patients require additional support to cope and benefit from their prescribed regimen. Interaction with the customized Virtual Nurse will support patients by elevating their knowledge, attitude, and skill set, enabling them to better adhere to their treatment regimen.<br><br>The strengths of the TAVIE solution resides in part in its disease-specific approach and in the rigorous process each platform development goes through. To create a customized Virtual Nurse, the TAVIE group works with clients’ teams (medical and brand teams) and produces customized disease- and treatment- related educational content. These complement the behavioral components created and tailored by the TAVIE scientific team. Due to a unique&nbsp;algorithm, the interactions between the Virtual Nurse and the patients can be tailored, critical content emphasized, and outcomes improved.<br><br>To further customize the solution to the specific needs associated with therapies, the Virtual Nurse features a complementary mobile application for side effect management. Indeed, patients can develop serious side effects in reaction to some treatments. For example, 60% of hepatitis-C (HCV) patients on Interferon experience strong and often discouraging side effects. These may include dermatological, psychiatric, or gastrointestinal symptoms. Using the mobile application, the patient can access educational content as well as strategies to cope with individual side effects. The Virtual Nurse is programmed to enquire about the success of the strategies and adapt its response to achieve the best possible clinical outcome. Discussions are underway to produce more customized TAVIE platforms to assist patients and improve their therapeutic adherence in various chronic conditions, including hepatitis-C, rare diseases, and specialty care (rheumatology, dermatology).</p>