– In collaboration with Mayo Clinic, digital well being firm Lisa Well being launched Noon, a customized answer that makes use of synthetic intelligence (AI) and digital therapeutics to offer menopause administration.
In line with the press launch, the world inhabitants of menopausal and postmenopausal individuals is projected to extend to 1.2 billion by 2030, with 47 million new entrants into the classes every year. Greater than 75 p.c of them are anticipated to expertise signs, like scorching flashes, temper adjustments, and sleep issues, that final seven to 9 years on common and as much as a decade or longer for some. The press launch additional notes that few clinicians are skilled in menopause care, leaving gaps for these searching for assist and probably compounding the issues associated to menopause.
“The impacts of menopause on ladies and society are broad ranging and we’ve ignored them for too lengthy,” stated Ann Garnier, Lisa Well being’s co-founder, and CEO, within the press launch. “As a senior healthcare know-how govt who was thriving within the office, I skilled firsthand simply how debilitating menopause may be and the potential for it to derail my profession and private relationships. From that second, I grew to become enthusiastic about utilizing superior know-how to rework the menopause expertise.”
Noon goals to bridge care gaps by offering perimenopause and menopause assist utilizing AI and sensor know-how. By leveraging these applied sciences, the app can consider menopause development and ship customized insights, equivalent to ideas, methods, and training based mostly on every person’s stage and signs.
The app additionally offers entry to a Mayo Clinic-powered know-how platform, which delivers training about menopausal hormone remedy and helps customers decide whether or not it could be proper for them based mostly on Mayo Clinic’s algorithm. Customers may schedule a digital go to with a Mayo Clinic menopause specialist via the app.
Customers may join the app to a Fitbit to mixture their information in a single place and get customized menopause-specific insights, the press launch notes.
Lisa Well being will launch a premium model of the app later this 12 months, which is able to embrace further algorithms designed to make use of commercially obtainable wearables for superior symptom monitoring. The corporate can be collaborating with Mayo Clinic on additional analysis round menopause and know-how’s position in menopause administration and assist.
“Mayo Clinic is a longtime chief in ladies’s well being, and particularly within the care of girls throughout the menopause transition,” stated Stephanie Faubion, MD, director of Mayo Clinic Ladies’s Well being, within the press launch. “By collaborating with Lisa Well being, we can assist make sure that extra ladies have entry to a high-quality, customized, evidence-based answer they’ll belief. Menopause is a essential life stage and a window of alternative to make use of know-how to enhance ladies’s high quality of life and well being span.”