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At 8.30pm last Friday evening, Tryggvi Thorgeirsson got a call from Iceland’s national emergency authorities. They wanted his help to prepare the country for the coronavirus pandemic.“We’ve been working every waking hour since then,” says Mr Thorgeirsson, who is chief executive of Sidekick Health, a company which makes digital tools to support patients with chronic diseases.
Jun 17, 2021
McKinsey & Company
In this episode of the McKinsey on Startups podcast, Daniel Eisenberg speaks with Dr. Tryggvi Thorgeirsson, the CEO and Co-founder of Sidekick Health, an Iceland-based startup that works with pharmaceutical companies and insurers to provide gamified, digital care and therapeutic programs to help patients with disease management and treatments. An edited transcript of their conversation follows.
Jul 09, 2021
Sidekick Health presented research at the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) congress suggesting that its digital therapeutic platform provides a “feasible and possibly an effective way” of improving disease management among patients with ulcerative colitis. In a separate study, the company said a support programme offered through its platform for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) led to better patient-reported stress and energy levels in a real-world setting.
Apr 28, 2021
The Nordic startups and scaleups to watch in 2021. Our team of experts at Sifted have selected more than 100 companies we think you need to know about.
Sidekick Health is one of a growing number of ‘digital therapeutics’ companies using apps to help people with lifestyle-related diseases.