Institut Guttmann and Indra exported cognitive tele technology

17 11 2011

Europe, United States and Latin America are the markets where the Institut Guttmann and the company Indra They traded an innovative system that allows to provide clinical services of Neurorehabilitation for the treatment of acquired brain injury, dementias, schizophrenia and disorders in child development.

Registered with the Guttmann NeuroPersonalTrainer ® brand, This system uses the most recent findings in cognitive neuroscience and the most advanced ICT and artificial intelligence solutions, as KDD systems (knowledge data discovery) and Data Mining, in such a way that it allows the automatic adaptation of the system to the needs of each patient in real time. The great added value is that it provides a personalised service, monitored - and, Therefore, generator of knowledge - and with reasonable costs and sustainable for the different social agents involved.

El Guttmann NeuroPersonalTrainer ® is the result of a research project that began to develop in 2003 under the name of Previrnec, between the Institut Guttmann, Universitat Rovira i Virgili University and the Centre for research in biomedical engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Today, It has made it possible to treat more of 800 patients through most of 20 the own Guttmann Institute and other centers installed platforms, and more than 100 patients have been able to receive this clinical care at home. In total, Some have been 32.000 sessions with more of 210.000 tasks, and results that demonstrate that the 80% offers a significant improvement with respect to the care patients, memory and executive functions.

This model, that it has demonstrated its clinical efficacy, It provides an efficient solution both for the public health system and private, whether through General or regional hospitals Neurorehabilitation services, day health hospitals, day centres and residences for elderly people or in the patient's home.

Biocat.cat [en línea] Barcelona (Spain): biocat.cat, 17 November 2011[REF. 3 November of 2011] Available on Internet:

http://www.biocat.cat/es/noticias/el-instituto-guttmann-e-indra-exportaran-tecnologia-en-telerehabilitacion-cognitiva


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