The PainChek® Universal solution enables best-practice pain management for all people, everywhere

1. Giving a voice to those who cannot verbalise their pain:

      • Using AI technology to support a modern pain assessment framework, PainChek® will identify the presence of pain even when it’s not obvious; PainChek® is fast and easy to use. The smart phone camera looks at the person’s face then analyses the images using AI driven facial recognition. It automatically recognises and records facial muscle movements indicative of pain.


      • The caregiver then uses PainChek®’s guided framework to observe and record pain related behaviours such as movement and how pain is vocalised by the person.


      • Finally, PainChek® calculates an overall pain score and stores the result. This outcome forms the evidence base supporting the implementation of pain management interventions, and for the ongoing monitoring of their effectiveness over time.
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2. Documenting the pain scores of those who can self-report:

      • For those who can reliably articulate their pain, the gold standard of pain assessment is the self-report of the individual.


      • To support this, PainChek® has incorporated a Numerical Rating Scale (NRS), into the PainChek® application. A PainChek® NRS captures the key details of an assessment, including time, date and activity status – ‘at rest’ or ‘post movement’.


      • The assessor simply asks the person a guided question regarding their pain and documents their response. PainChek® then converts the numerical response into an overall pain rating.

3. Helping to better manage pain for those whose ability to communicate fluctuates:

      • For many people, cognitive state and ability to reliably report pain will fluctuate day-to-day or even hour-to-hour.


      • In these cases, your team will be able to select the best assessment tool to use, right at the point of care.


      • If you’re not sure whether someone’s self-report is reliable or not, we recommend that a PainChek® assessment be conducted. An NRS self-report can also be completed, to add yet another data-point to support your clinical decision-making.

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CMS integration

PainChek® is built around an open API – this allows us to integrate seamlessly with your existing clinical systems. PainChek® integrations are 2-way, receiving information from your clinical system, and sending back pain assessments.

With integration, PainChek® is a true point of care assessment tool. We’re giving back clinical time to clinical people. There’s no duplication of effort, there’s no manual handling of data.


PainChek® Analytics

The PainChek® Universal Pain Assessment Solution generates significant amounts of data regarding pain assessment outcomes and activity. This is present at not only the individual level, but for facilities and whole organisations.

With PainChek® Analytics, this data is presented – in real-time – through tailored dashboards to inform and empower clinicians as they make crucial clinical decisions on pain management.

These analytics provide insight into all areas of your pain management practice, ranging from stats as simple as assessment frequency day-to-day, right through to evidence based personalised pain ‘red flags’ for use in care planning.

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