A platform to assist healthcare conversations Fora supports conversations between patients and their care team. Our iOS and Android apps use a conversational interface and digital assistants to help patients along their care pathway, and provide an overview of a patient’s health to clinicians and clinical researchers. Request a demo
Conversation between patient, doctor and researcher
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Fora provides assistants to support health conversations
Medication
Hi Jane. Have you taken your medication today?
Yes
Have you had any side effects?
Yes, I have unfortunately
Which side effects?

Low energy

Problems with sleep

Dry mouth

Nausea

Problems with appetite

Vomiting

Diarrhea

Dizziness

Headache

Sorry to hear that. I’ll pass this onto your care team and you can discuss it at your next appointment
Patient taking medication
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Each assistant does one thing well
Wellbeing
Let’s look at your wellbeing. How would you rate it today?
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70/100
Thanks
Your average wellbeing score over the past week was 50 and improved by 10 points compared to the week before.
Wellbeing scores chart
Patient exercising
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For example the cognition assistant gives patients tasks to measure cognitive health, enabling researchers to gather better data and clinicians to make better treatment decisions.
Cognition
I would like to do a cognition test
Hi Jane. No problem. This should only take 30 seconds.
Let’s get started.
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Thanks. You scored 44 points.
Patient at work
Conversation between patient and doctor Better conversations support better outcomes Fora supports conversations between patients and their care team. It makes it easier to share decisions which can lead to better treatment outcomes and better care.
Assistants can team up to support different types of health conversations Our assistants are specialists in their own area, but they are adept at working together to support many types of health conversations.
Conversation between patient and doctor Conversations to inform treatment decisions Track patients mood, cognition, adherence and side-effects to help find the right treatment plan to suit a patient and involve them in their own care through shared decision making.
Conversation between patient and researcher Conversations to gather research data Fora fits into the everyday life of patients and is efficient in gathering data at high-frequency to support clinical research.
Conversation between patient, doctor and researcher Conversations to support complex health interventions The combination of digital assistants can be tailored, and augmented by bespoke assistants, to monitor and manage patients with complex needs such as concomitant conditions.
Meet our assistants Our assistants are specialists in their own area, but they are adept at working together to support many types of health conversations.
Row of digital assistant icons We are working with partners to create new assistants We collaborate with partners to develop new assistants which are skilled in particular areas of healthcare management and tracking.
Conversations using Fora Fora can be tailored to support the delivery of care and medical research. Instances in which Fora has been deployed to date include:
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Clinical integration Patient Management of Depression Through Technology: a Study of Digitally Enabled Engagement Partner: Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA, Lundbeck LLC and Advocate Health Care
Status: In progress
Read more on clinicaltrials.gov
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Clinical study Study of mood and memory in patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) Client: Global pharmaceutical
Status: In progress
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Clinical study Study of everyday cognition in patients with ADHD Client: Global pharmaceutical
Status: In progress
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Proof of concept Cognitive and Mood Assessment Data in Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) Using Digital Wearable Technology Sponsor: Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA
Status: Completed 2017
Read more on clinicaltrials.gov
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