Product overview

Keheala is a mobile health company that improves healthcare access and treatment outcomes for patients. By empowering patients with information, motivation and support, Keheala delivers the tools needed to overcome the non-medical drivers of disease that exist away from health facilities. Healthcare agencies are provided remote-monitoring capabilities and vital analytics to combat epidemics in resource-constrained environments.

Keheala has been covered in the New York Times and World Economic Forum.

How it works

Patients are enrolled in Keheala at a health care facility via their feature phone. They receive text messages to verify that they have taken their medication. If the patient does not respond, a trained Keheala team reaches out for support remotely.

Fit for purpose

Patient burden50%
50%
Provider burden20%
20%
Tech requirements60%
60%
Barriers to entry10%
10%
Accuracy80%
80%
Evidence80%
80%

Specifications

DS and DR-TB patients100%
100%
Electricity requirements100%
100%
Dosing histories80%
80%
Reminders10%
10%
Reporting80%
80%
Portability80%
80%
Data integration80%
80%

Advantages

  • Can be used from any feature or smartphone
  • No device to set up or maintain
  • Program is well-established for TB and in LMICs

Disadvantages

  • Relies on support center to help direct patients
  • Does not track adherence in real time
  • Requires consistent electricity access

Access

For more information on Keheala, please visit the Keheala website.

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