The largest and most expensive health condition is chronic pain affecting over 100M Americans - larger and more expensive than cancer, diabetes, and heart disease combined. The dramatic increase in chronic pain has resulted in increased pain medication usage, and a commensurate increase in people addicted to them. Opioid use disorder (OUD) and chronic pain are dueling epidemics. Policy makers have made it worse – either harming patients by denying them life-saving medications or exposing patients prone to abuse to life-threatening drugs. The result has been greater mortality rates, legal ramifications for clinicians and rising costs. Now 10% of all suicides are due to chronic pain patients not getting the treatment they need. Pain patients are stigmatized and blamed for their conditions, rather than given the appropriate sympathy and care they need.
Opioid overdose is the leading cause of adult injury death and teenager death in America. Three times as many people are addicted to and die from opioids than all illegal drugs combined. Like the foolish policies of governments which created the over-utilization of pain medications, everything that the government has done to influence the opioid abuse crisis has just made things worse, as addicts move from prescription opioids to illegal opioids. According to the CDC in November 2021, there has been a 30% increase in drug overdoses in the last 12 months - exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and associated isolation, loneliness, job loss, and economic stresses. There is 60% overlap between mental health and addiction, and according to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, 50% of substance abuse is due to genetic factors.
Bennufit™ Health's Clinical Analytics Platform offers the only test with multiple studies published in the peer-reviewed literature to identify and stratify patients at risk for opioid abuse with up to 96.7% accuracy.
Bennufit™ Health's Clinical Analytics Platform offers the only test published in the peer-reviewed literature to analyze genetic and non-genetic factors to better interpret a numerical pain rating scale of 0-10 or the smiley face to frown face Wong Baker scale.
Bennufit™ Health's Remote Patient and Therapy Platform offers the only platform with the ability to both monitor and deliver care remotely for pain patients.
Designed based on the world's largest clinical-genetic biobank in chronic pain - 153,000 patients all collected under IRB - Bennufit™ Health's platform uses advances in data analytics to provide unique insights.
Whether it is SmartSkin shirts embedded with sensors or AI-enabled wearable devices to monitor and measure physical therapy, Bennufit™ Health's platform incorporates the latest advances in medical devices to measure, manage, and monitor outcomes.
Bennufit™ Health's Virtual Pain Care Platform delivers multi-modal care and triage from licensed nurses, psychologists and health coaches to support better outcomes for patients and give clinicians the tools and resources to deliver multi-modal care.
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