Rimidi and Eli Lilly partner up to develop a new diabetes platform
A leading provider in bringing personalised, diabetes management solutions to the market, digital health company Rimidi is set to partner with Eli Lily and Company to create new, provider-focused tools and integrated, tailored solutions for diabetics who use insulin throughout their regular diabetes management.
Through the partnership, Rimidi will integrate its diabetes management software platform with Lilly's integrated insulin management system to provide an easy-to-use management system for approximately 30 million US citizens with diabetes, alongside 425 million adults worldwide. Health care providers who support the use of insulin within diabetes management and normal clinical workflows will also be supported throughout this new collaboration.
At present, Rimidi’s software solution Diabetes+Me remains focused on empowering quality diabetes care for healthcare organisations, providers, and people living with diabetes.
"Diabetes management is a collaborative effort between people with diabetes and their healthcare providers. With the right support they can achieve better results together," said Lucienne Ide, MD, PhD and CEO of Rimidi.
"We are proud to partner with Lilly to facilitate personalised management of diabetes. This is a 'better together' story."
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Rimidi's platform helps clinicians personalise care by leveraging the individual characteristics and clinical histories of people with diabetes to identify individuals who may benefit from specific management approaches.
Lilly's integrated insulin management system, however, combines a connected insulin pen with glucose-sensing technologies (e.g., glucose meter) and software applications to deliver personalised insulin dose recommendations. Data from these devices and apps will then flow back to physicians to truly connect care.
"To make diabetes management easier, we need to enable and empower people with diabetes to use insulin more effectively," commented Marie Schiller, Vice President, Connected Care and site head, Cambridge Innovation Center.
"Our partnership with Rimidi is one step in making this vision a reality. Diabetes is a challenge for patients and can be tough for physicians to treat. Connected care may be able to reduce many of these burdens, allowing physicians to focus on the most important clinical decisions and improving outcomes."