Project PainHawk is aimed at helping chronic pain patients. In the scope of an official CTI project, three partners work on an online pain diary. Analyzing the anonymized information from the diary should generate new insights in the field of chronic pain treatment.
Project start: 1st February, 2012
Project duration: 2 years
19% of European adults are suffering from chronic pain. Often times chronic pain patients are going from one doctor to another and are trying various therapies without getting a satisfiable solution. Treatment is difficult, because chronic pain is very complex. The ongoing pain reduces the quality of life of each patient and generates large costs for the entire society.
The project PainHawk is aimed at increasing the knowledge about chronic pain and making treatment more efficient and effective. We are developing an online diary for pain patients, in which sufferers can describe their pain history in detail. The two main goals of the development are:
A first release of the pain diary within a closed user group is planned for late summer 2012. If you are interested in participating as a patient or health care provider, please subscribe to the infoletterprovided by Sanovation.
Within the scope of a CTI project, three partners work on project PainHawk:
The Sanovation team is being coached by CTI start-up coach Christian Brand.