Uniper Care Announces New Contract with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to Deploy Telehealth and Social Engagement Service in VA St. Louis Healthcare System
(FIBA company) Uniper Care, a telehealth and social engagement company for older adults, announced a new contract with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to deploy telehealth and social engagement services in the VA St. Louis Healthcare System. Uniper Care’s evidence-based service aims to improve Veteran’s physical and emotional well-being.
Preventing declines in Veteran emotional and physical well-being is a high priority for the VA. Social isolation and decreased mobility are both predetermining factors of depression, anxiety, falls and insomnia. VA St. Louis Healthcare System chose a partnership with Uniper to offer accessible virtual connections with other Veterans and VA healthcare staff.
Uniper Care provides an end-to-end-solution that transforms a TV into an interactive platform as well as a cross-platform service that is available on any TV, tablet, mobile device or desktop that provides both telehealth services and remote social engagement to Veterans. The telehealth service empowers at risk, isolated older Veterans to access physical and mental health and wellness care from any device or screen. Uniper Care’s service will provide Veterans with numerous daily live and interactive community activities, recorded health and wellness programs, and enable video calls with loved ones in real-time in order to alleviate loneliness, isolation, stress, and anxiety. Uniper Care’s mission is to treat the “whole person”, with the belief that a healthy person requires to be physically healthy, of course, but also mental and social health and wellness must be optimized to achieve a healthy state.
Read the full article on PR Newswire here.