eHealth4all Award: second place for HTLab
Premio eHealth4all: secondo posto per HTLab
The Lab ranked second in the fourth edition of the eHealth4all Award for digital prevention. Indeed, the Covid Feel Good application, developed by HTLab, was awarded the prize immediately after the MyCupMarche project.
The app consists of a self-help protocol that uses virtual reality - a 'Secret Garden' - to combat the psychological distress generated by Covid-19 in patients or post-infection sufferers. It is a virtual therapy (DTX) being validated simultaneously in 13 countries. The outcomes in the first four countries, on 200 subjects, show that the use of the app, which is free of charge, contains depression and anxiety. In Italy, it has been used to date by about 1500 users, some data shows. The prizes, consisting of souvenir plaques, were awarded at an online event as part of the Digital Health Summit.