Best evidence adherence solutions for multiple indications
TAVIE-HIV (VIH-TAVIE) is custom-designed for patients undergoing antiretroviral therapy and has been validated on both quantitative and qualitative scales. With HIV, adherence to the therapy is key to treatment response and to preventing the development of a resistant strain.
- Four 20-minute sessions with two week intervals over 2 months
In 2012, TAVIE-HIV was awarded the Sanofi Pharmaceuticals “Care Challenge” international prize in the Helping Hand Award category (for research) and was selected as the second finalist in the “IT serving society” category of the OCTAS competition held by the Quebec IT Action Network in Canada.
Oncology and specialty care
TAVIE-Lymphedema (Lympheduc-TAVIE) intervention is aimed at women being treated for gynecological and breast cancers who have developed complications, including lymphedema, which is characterized by the accumulation of fluid in the legs necessitating lifelong treatment and monitoring.
- Three 25-minute training sessions over a span of three weeks prior to beginning cancer treatment
The sessions are led by a Virtual Nurse and are geared towards improving patient's knowledge of lymphedema, its signs and symptoms, precautions, its treatment, and available resources.
The TAVIE-Diabetes (Dia-TAVIE) indication has been recently approved for research. Development is currently underway.
TAVIE-Cardio (TAVIE-Coeur) is a virtual intervention intended for people suffering from acute coronary syndrome (angina, infarction) who are on a treatment composed of several medications for their heart and other associated health problems.
- Four 20-30-minute sessions
TAVIE-Transplant (Transplant-TAVIE) is a virtual intervention tailored to the individual needs of transplant recipients regarding postoperative immunosuppressive drug treatment.
- Platform clinically validated among renal transplant recipients
In TAVIE-Pain Relief (Soulage-TAVIE), the Virtual Nurse helps patients awaiting surgery learn how to self-manage their postoperative analgesic medication intake. The information and strategies proposed are customized based on the patient’s profile, which is determined beforehand with a questionnaire.
- One 30-minute computer-tailored interactive preoperative educational session about postoperative pain management
- Two 10-minute booster sessions in the postoperative stage delivered by a real nurse, face to face rather than in virtual mode
TAVIE-Pain Relief uses personalization, feedback, and asynchronism to deliver customized messages.
TAVIE-Women adapt the clinically validated TAVIE-HIV intervention to women specific needs. The VirtualNurseTM empowers women towards self-management of their condition, treatment and the specific challenges they have to face.
TAVIE-Lifestyle supports people in improving their health habits including balanced nutrition, moderate physical activity and smoking cessation. The intervention is designed to assess individuals readiness to change and accompany them in changing their health habits gradually and sustainably. Validation clinical trial enrolling Summer 2015.
The TAVIERX online behavioral intervention uses the best public health and research-based evidence to address the critical barriers to adherence in patients. The platform educates, interacts with, and helps patients learn the self-management skills that will improve their care experience and clinical outcomes.
A patented algorithm supports the personalized virtual nursing intervention. Algorithm optimization allows the platform to customize the intervention to each patient. The platform is adapted to each medical condition.
The first successful trial applying the TAVIERX solution was among HIV patients. Since then, the TAVIERX team has been developing and testing the platform in randomized trials for diabetes, cardiac care, postoperative pain management, transplant care, and oncology.