Paindrainer® wins the prestigious Nordic Health App Award 2023

Paindrainer AB is proud to announce that the company’s 360° patient-centric© app Paindrainer® was announced as the winner of the Nordic Health App Award 2023 at the “Arendalsuka” in Norway.

Nordic Innovation is an organization under the Nordic Council of Ministers. Their overall aim is that the Nordics will be the most sustainable and integrated health region in the world by 2030, providing the best possible personalized health care for all its citizens.

Aligned with this aim, Nordic Innovation launched the Nordic Health App Award 2023 to discover and recognize the top health apps from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland. Five health apps were ultimately selected as the finalists and assessed against the Nordic Digital Health and Evaluation Criteria (NordDEC), which is a set of standards for evaluation and accreditation of digital health products. After a thorough examination, Paindrainer® was selected as the best app and announced as the final winner. The award is being celebrated at the “Arendalsuka” in Norway, corresponding to the politically assembly “Almedalsveckan” in Sweden or the ”Folkemødet” in Denmark.

Paindrainer® was chosen by the jury for its unique and innovative chronic pain management solution. Highlighting its patient-centric AI technology, the jury praised its potential to transform healthcare from a calendar-based to a need-based system. With strong evidence backing and readiness for market regulation, Paindrainer® represents a promising breakthrough for both patients and healthcare providers in the Nordics.”, says Anders Tunold-Hanssen, CEO and Project Manager, Nordic Interoperability Project AS.

“We have worked diligently to ensure that the development of Paindrainer maintains the highest standard across key aspects, such as data and privacy, technical security and stability, usability and accessibility, and last but not least, professional and clinical efficacy. Winning this leading-edge competition for ground-breaking digital solutions is a tremendous confirmation for the whole company and I am very proud on behalf of the entire teams.”, says Erik Frick, CEO Paindrainer AB.

Paindrainer AB is a company developing digital platforms and applications contributing to health and well-being. The Paindrainer® app is the first evidence based digital tool demonstrating improved quality of life in patients suffering from chronic pain. The solution is powered by leveraging advanced algorithms and is fully adaptive to each patient, a unique feature we call 360o patient-centricity©.

“Winning the Nordic Health App Award 2023, along with our recently FDA approved registration as a Medical Device Class 1, is extremely promising for our commercialization and brings exciting possibilities to our international expansion of Paindrainer®.”, says Erik Frick, CEO Paindrainer AB.

“Nordic Innovation has developed the Nordic Health App Award as it is an important way to promote the innovative solutions that are being developed by Nordic health-tech companies. In this regard, we are looking forward to following Paindrainer® through the NordDEC accreditation.”, says Rasmus Malmborg, Head of Program, Nordic Innovation.


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