The Ribera health group, which collaborates with the Lanzadera de Juan Roig accelerator in a program specialized in Sandiad, has formalized its commitment to the Serenmind startup, with a first investment destined to the co-creation of a specialized online psychological program, which will support patients diagnosed with breast cancer.
This alliance is part of a broader project, which encompasses the Mental Health and Oncology vertical and confirms Ribera’s commitment to co-innovation and the digital transformation of healthcare.
This alliance between Ribera and Serenmind reinforces the shared and transversal program of the Breast Area of the health group, which provides fast, personalized and specialized care for patients with breast cancer. Formed by a multidisciplinary team, led by Dr. Julia Camps, the Ribera Breast Area has radiologists, surgeons, pathologists and oncologists, but also psycho-oncologists and nursing staff who manage each case, to accompany the patients and facilitate them the management of consultation appointments, check-ups and treatments.
The project that is going to be developed now with Serenmind will allow to expand that emotional support for patients in the different phases of this pathology, with individual support and monitoring, 24 hours a day, thanks to the application of this startup, which will prepare, Together with the Breast Area team, materials adapted to each of the moments these patients go through, audios, self-guided therapy sessions, mindfulness and own relaxation techniques, statistics to monitor their own evolution and balance of skills acquired. The project has already been approved by the Research Ethics Committee to carry out a multicenter study at the Torrejón University Hospital, Vinalopó University Hospital and Ribera Povisa Hospital, with the aim of analyzing its acceptability and preliminary efficacy.
Ribera and Serenmind have previously collaborated with the development of a pilot project for online psychological care in the Primary Care centers of the health departments of Vinalopó and Torrevieja, managed by the health group, in the context of the Lanzadera Corporate program. The pilot has been a success, with very positive results: the use of the application reduced the symptoms of depression by 6 points and that of anxiety in patients by 7.3 points. In addition, he obtained 80% satisfaction.