TEMPE, Ariz., Could 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN), a number one international medical system firm that designs and manufactures the Invisalign system, iTero intraoral scanners, and exocad CAD/CAM providers for orthodontic and restorative dentistry, right this moment introduced that Invisalign® Digital Care has been chosen because the winner of the “Finest Digital Care Platform” award within the fifth annual MedTech Breakthrough Awards program performed by MedTech Breakthrough, an impartial market intelligence group that acknowledges the highest corporations, applied sciences and merchandise within the international well being and medical know-how market.
The Invisalign® Digital Care resolution permits distant communication between Invisalign medical doctors and their sufferers to trace therapy progress.
Early within the COVID-19 pandemic, many Invisalign medical doctors around the globe pieced collectively video calls, texts, and patient-submitted pictures via quite a lot of platforms to assist monitor affected person progress, scale back in-office appointments, and guarantee continuity of affected person care throughout therapy. In response, Align Know-how launched a set of digital instruments to assist medical doctors. These options included the Invisalign Digital Care and Invisalign® Digital Appointment instruments that have been constructed into the My Invisalign App.
Invisalign Digital Care can be utilized for distant consultations, evaluation of therapy progress, and to speak changes or issues throughout therapy. Sufferers use the intuitive My Invisalign App to remain engaged of their therapy and convey progress pictures to their physician, who critiques these pictures on their Invisalign Physician Web site and communicates any wanted directions to sufferers alongside their Invisalign therapy journey.
The mixed options of Invisalign Digital Care can contribute to advantages comparable to much less time spent within the therapy chair, and represents the following stage in follow and care transformation, enabling medical doctors to remotely handle a variety of follow providers.
“Buyer suggestions thus far has been overwhelmingly optimistic and utilizing Invisalign Digital Care has proven to be an enormous profit, as many dentists and orthodontists are embracing digital therapy in new methods and extra purposefully than ever earlier than,” mentioned Raj Pudipeddi, chief innovation, product, and advertising officer and senior vp, Align Know-how. “Profitable this award from MedTech Breakthrough is a good honor and we’re thrilled to be listed among the many many different modern winners this yr.”
The mission of the MedTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and acknowledge the innovation, exhausting work and success in a variety of well being and medical know-how classes, together with Robotics, Scientific Administration, Telehealth, Affected person Engagement, Digital Well being Information (EHR), mHealth, Medical Gadgets, Medical Knowledge and lots of extra. This yr’s program attracted greater than 3,850 nominations from over 17 totally different international locations all through the world.
“Invisalign Digital Care supplies Invisalign sufferers with seamless, personalised experiences that enhance the client expertise, whereas additionally enabling income development for medical doctors,” mentioned James Johnson, managing director, MedTech Breakthrough. “It’s clear that accountable digital care represents a significant factor of healthcare transferring ahead and Align is a number one innovator on this area. We provide our honest congratulations to your entire Align Know-how staff on a well-deserved 2021 MedTech Breakthrough Award win.”
Invisalign Digital Care launched in March 2020 and is now obtainable in additional than 54 international locations worldwide. These instruments have turn out to be integral to Invisalign supplier practices and to their skill to speak with present sufferers and supply steady care.
About Align Know-how, Inc.
Align Know-how designs, manufactures and provides the Invisalign system, essentially the most superior clear aligner system on the earth, iTero intraoral scanners and providers, and exocad CAD/CAM software program. These know-how constructing blocks allow enhanced digital orthodontic and restorative workflows to enhance affected person outcomes and follow efficiencies for over 200 thousand physician clients and is essential to accessing Align’s 500 million shopper market alternative worldwide. Align has helped medical doctors deal with over 10.2 million sufferers with the Invisalign system and is driving the evolution in digital dentistry via the Align Digital Platform, our built-in suite of distinctive, proprietary applied sciences and providers delivered as a seamless, end-to-end resolution for sufferers and customers, orthodontists and GP dentists, and lab/companions. Go to www.aligntech.com for extra info.
For extra details about the Invisalign system or to search out an Invisalign physician in your space, please go to www.invisalign.com. For extra details about the iTero digital scanning system, please go to www.itero.com. For extra details about exocad dental CAD/CAM choices and a listing of exocad reseller companions, please go to www.exocad.com.
About MedTech Breakthrough
A part of Tech Breakthrough, a number one market intelligence and recognition platform for international know-how innovation and management, the MedTech Breakthrough Awards program is an impartial program dedicated to honoring excellence in medical and well being associated know-how corporations, merchandise, providers and folks. The MedTech Breakthrough Awards present a platform for public recognition across the achievements of breakthrough well being and medical corporations and merchandise in classes that embody Affected person Engagement, mHealth, Well being & Health, Scientific Administration, Healthcare IoT, Medical Knowledge, Healthcare Cybersecurity and extra. For extra info go to MedTechBreakthrough.com.