Mobile Health and Apps News in Brief

Digital Health features DataArt’s KidPro, a winner of Pfizer Healthcare Challenge 2017, in its monthly apps and platforms roundup.

“A patient engagement app for children has won the Pfizer Healthcare Challenge 2017 in Berlin.

KidPro, from DataArt, uses gamification to encourage pediatric patients to take an interest in their healthcare.

Currently still in the prototype stage, the app features an animated interactive squirrel that leads the child through the daily schedule, suggests personalised educational content and rewards.

Ivan Pantykin, delivery manager at healthcare and life sciences of DataArt, told Digital Health News that the win was one of the company’s ‘milestones’.”

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