Read James Wise's piece on the background behind the investment.
Kaia Health is tackling some of the world’s most urgent health challenges, including a range of chronic conditions. The company develops innovative machine learning and computer vision technology and works with medical experts to create a home-based, affordable and clinically-validated alternative to painkillers, delivered through a smartphone. The Kaia Health app offers users a daily plan which features physical exercises, relaxation techniques and medical educational content.
Since launching in 2016, Kaia Health has created scientifically-validated digital treatments for a range of disorders including back pain and COPD. Its Kaia back pain app has been rapidly adopted by over 250,000 individuals as well as organisations across Europe and the US. This includes some of Europe's biggest health insurance companies, such as BARMER, Germany’s largest, which offers the service free to members.
Kaia Health uses AI and unique motion tracking technology to tackle chronic health issues including back pain. It's the only mobile app that uses computer vision to offer patients real-time feedback.