President of MedRhythms Added to the World Health Organization’s Roster of Experts on Digital Health
October 11, 2019
PORTLAND, Maine - MedRhythms, a Portland, Maine-based digital therapeutics Company, announced that Owen McCarthy, President and Co-Founder, has been added to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Roster of Experts on Digital Health. This roster is intended to provide relevant industry guidance to WHO’s new Digital Health Department.
"I'm excited to be part of the Roster of Experts on Digital Health and to bring what I have learned about digital therapeutics to the conversation, " says McCarthy. "The attention that the World Health Organization is directing toward digital health is going to have a huge impact on the industry and the lives of millions."
WHO is “the directing and coordinating authority on international health within the United Nations system,” and the Digital Health Department is dedicated to applying digital health solutions to global public health issues. This department is a product of WHO’s belief that scalable, software-based, data-driven healthcare tools have the potential to positively influence global health outcomes.
MedRhythms, a privately held company headquartered in Portland, ME, is a digital therapeutics company that uses sensors, music, and AI to build evidence-based, neurologic interventions to measure and improve walking. The MedRhythms team has extensive experience in rehabilitation techniques that use music. The company began as a therapy services company that launched out of Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, which the U.S. News & World Report named the No. 3 rehabilitation hospital in the country.
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