Military-Tested PTSD App Wins FDA Clearance

Last week the FDA granted 510(k) clearance to a mobile-based cognitive test called DANA(Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment), which helps healthcareproviders better assess the medical or psychological state of theirpatients.

DANA was developed by Silver Spring, Maryland-basedAnthroTronix, a digital health R&D company, and it was developedpartially thanks to funding from the US Navy Bureau of Medicine andSurgery as well as a Rapid Innovation Fund award from the US Army.

Thelatter led to DANA being used to help evaluate the medical status, including possible post-traumatic stress disorder, ofdeployed military service members in Afghanistan.

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