Paindrainer - A Clinically Proven Method

Leading hospitals and pain specialists in Scandinavia and in USA have contributed to the development of the Medical Device product. The Paindrainer app is an evidence based digital tool demonstrating improved quality of life in patients suffering from chronic pain. The solution is powered by advanced algorithms and is fully adaptive to each chronic pain patient, demonstrating our unique 360o patient-centricity concept.

Improved Quality of life, Increased Physical Function and Reduced Pain interference

Paindrainer has been the subject of three completed clinical studies which demonstrate a positive clinical effect when used regularly over a period of 12 weeks.

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    The first study, conducted at UCSD Health Science, has been published and shows a significant improvement in the quality of life and a reduction in the experience of pain among participant
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    The multi-center study conducted at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Boston and Weill Cornell Medicine in New York also show very good results and are published in the the well-respected Pain Medicine, the official journal of American Academy of PainMedicine. The study clearly demonstrates that self-management of chronic pain using Paindrainer´s digital tool,  significantly improved subjects’ pain interference, physical function, depression, anxiety, and pain catastrophizing over the 12-week study period.
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    Additionally, all participants in the New York study reported a better understanding of how their activities affect their pain level, demonstrating the effectiveness of Paindrainer in increasing patient awareness and control over their pain management.


Effect after approx. 6 weeks with Paindrainer

Reduced pain

No change

Increased pain

*Polston, G.R,. et. al., (2022) Ann Clin Case Rep. 7:2226.

Patient Centric Approach

Paindrainer uses advanced algorithms to analyze how activities affect pain levels. A user logs 7 daily activities that have scientifically proven effects on pain levels: Sleep, Work, Rest, Leisure, Exercise, Everyday exercise and Housework. The level of pain is logged on a scale from 0 to 10.

Based on the individual's own data, each user receives completely unique recommendations on how to act to take control of their day. The user gets help to achieve activity balance and to understand how one's activities affect the pain.

Paindrainer använder artificiell intelligens (AI) för att analysera hur aktiviteter påverkar smärtnivån.

Built on Clinical Practice for Chronic Pain Management

The fundamental goal of pain rehabilitation processes is to optimize a patient’s self-rated quality of life. Pain is always a personal exprience influenced by biological, psychological and social factors.

It is recognized that self-management is the key component of successful pain management. Its emphasize that individualized, patient-centric approaches for treating chronic pain is needed.

Paindrainer is a digital tool, based on the principals of pain management, utilizing the core component of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); to move towards an openness, awareness, and values-based life engagement. Chronic pain can lead to avoidance behavior, either of activity that is believed by the patient to increase pain, or of rest, due to lack of acceptance of a new situation. Paindrainer can help both patient groups to obtain a health activity balance that enables the patient to increase health related quality of life though a value based lite style.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Remote Therapeutic Monitoring

Here you can find common questions and answers. If you're missing any answers, don't hesitate to contact us. We're here to help you!

How can we begin working with Paindrainer for RTM services?
To get in touch with us, please send an email to [email protected] or fill out the contact form on our website.
What is required to bill the RTM device codes?
To bill device codes for remote monitoring services, healthcare providers must meet the following requirements: 1) Have an established provider-patient relationship: Providers must have an established relationship with the patient and must have seen the patient in person within the past year or have provided a remote evaluation for the patient within the past six months. 2) Obtain patient consent: Providers must obtain the patient's written consent to participate in remote monitoring services and document the consent in the patient's medical record. 3) Provide patient education: Providers must educate the patient on how to use the remote monitoring device and explain the purpose of the device. 4) Monitor patient data: Providers must regularly monitor the patient's data collected from the remote monitoring device and take appropriate actions based on the data. 5) Document services provided: Providers must document the services provided in the patient's medical record, including the device codes billed and any actions taken based on the data collected. Meeting these requirements will ensure that providers can properly bill for device codes related to remote monitoring services.
Who can bill for RTM?
Physicians and eligible qualified healthcare professionals, are permitted to bill RTM as general medicine services. A physician or other qualified healthcare professional is defined in the CPT Codebook as “an individual who is qualified by education, training, licensure/regulation (when applicable) and facility privileging (when applicable) who performs a professional service within his/her scope of practice and independently reports that professional service.” Accordingly, RTM codes could be available for physical therapists (PT), occupational therapists (OT), speech-language pathologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and clinical social workers.
Is RTM intended to be used for non-physiological data?
Yes, RTM is intended to be used for non-physiological data. This includes data related to a patient's therapeutic response, such as medication adherence, symptom management, and therapy response. While Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) focuses on physiological data like heart rate and blood.
Why is Remote Therapeutic Monitoring important?
Remote Therapeutic Monitoring (RTM) is important for several reasons: 1) Improved Patient Outcomes: RTM allows healthcare providers to remotely monitor patients and intervene if necessary, which can lead to improved patient outcomes. By closely tracking a patient's therapeutic response, healthcare providers can adjust treatment plans as needed to optimize outcomes and prevent complications. 2) Better Management of Chronic Conditions: RTM can be particularly useful for managing chronic conditions, such as diabetes or mental health disorders. By monitoring medication adherence and therapy response, healthcare providers can help patients better manage their conditions and avoid exacerbations. Increased 3) Access to Care: RTM can also improve access to care for individuals who have difficulty accessing traditional in-person healthcare services, such as those living in rural or remote areas. By using technology to remotely monitor patients, healthcare providers can provide care to patients who may not be able to travel to a healthcare facility. 4) Cost-Effective: RTM can be cost-effective for both patients and healthcare providers. By reducing the need for in-person visits, RTM can lower healthcare costs and improve efficiency. It can also reduce the burden on patients, who may not need to take as much time off work or travel long distances for healthcare appointments. Overall, RTM has the potential to improve healthcare outcomes, increase access to care, and lower healthcare costs, making it an important tool for healthcare providers and patients alike.
How do Remote Therapeutic Monitoring and Remote Patient Monitoring differ?
Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) and Remote Therapeutic Monitoring (RTM) are two different approaches to use technology to remotely monitor patients. RPM collects physiological data like heart rate and blood pressure. RTM collects non-physiologic data related to a patient's therapeutic response, such as medication adherence, symptom management, and therapy response. RTM can be used to monitor and manage a wide range of conditions, such as mental health, musculoskeletal conditions, respiratory diseases, and more.
What is Remote Therapeutic Monitoring?
Remote Therapeutic Monitoring (RTM) refers to the use of technology to remotely monitor a patient's health status and treatment progress, typically for individuals with chronic or complex medical conditions. RTM can collect a wide range of non-physiological data related to a patient's therapeutic response, including respiratory system status, musculoskeletal system status, medication adherence, and medication response, without requiring them to come into the office for frequent check-ins.
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