A Treatment for Insomnia is the First Ever Digital Therapeutic to Receive NICE Endorsement
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has, for the first time, recommended a digital therapeutic to treat insomnia.
The app Sleepio was developed by digital therapeutics company Big Health, and is a self-help tool which draws on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) principles.
The Sleepio programme includes a sleep test, CBT sessions and regular sleep diary entries, with the entire programme able to be completed in 6 weeks.
Sleepio uses an Artifical Intelligence algorithm to tailor the CBT to each individual user.
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