Portland startup MedRhythms gets second patent, launches patient board

Portland medical technology startup MedRhythms Inc. continues to develop its product pipeline with the awarding of a second patent and the creation of a patient advisory board.

The company said it has been issued a patent for audio technology in its digital therapeutics system, which uses sensors, software and music to improve walking in patients with neurologic impairment.

The system’s audio engine screens and enhances music to make it therapeutically beneficial, creating what MedRhythms calls “prescription music.” The U.S. Commerce Department issued issued the company a patent on “Enhancing Music for Repetitive Motion Activities,” according to a news release. Read more

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