Discovery Behavioral Health partners with MyClearStep to improve remote treatment for eating disorders


LOS ANGELES, September 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Discovery Behavioral Health, Inc., a growing evidence-based mental health network, has partnered with MyClearStep, the leading AI solution for remote patients, to deliver a new innovation in eating disorder recovery.

Discovery Behavioral Health’s Virtual IOP and Virtual PHP programs include the treatment of eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, avoidant/restrictive eating disorder (ARFID), other eating disorders diet and specified diet (OSFED) and binge eating disorder. Available for children, teens, and adults in 37 states, all virtual services are confidential, secure, and overseen by a team of experienced professionals who provide the same evidence-based treatment that Discovery Behavioral Health provides on-site at their centers. treatment.

“Our partnership with MyCleartStep helps achieve the goal of virtual programming’s unique advantages over existing eating disorder treatment protocols, including patients whose physical or socioeconomic profile makes it difficult to use residential or even outpatient programs. These patients could include, for example, those with compromised immunity or a stay-at-home parent with young children,” says Andrea Piazza, director of virtual programming, Discovery Behavioral Health.

With over 4.6 million measurements captured, which include blind weight and blood pressure monitoring tools, MyClearStep fits seamlessly into the virtual care model as well as residential and follow-up models. The numberless scale and blood pressure cuff that patients with eating disorders receive upon admission to a DBH treatment center pairs with the mobile app, providing the healthcare team home weighing and vital results. (Although the healthcare team can use the app to send weigh-in reminders, the results are not revealed directly to the patient.)

“Our goal was to create a seamless, anxiety-free solution for clinicians to continue to provide accurate and compassionate care,” said Nati Lavi, CEO of the Eating Disorder program. “With MyClearStep’s technology, we believe we have solved a major problem disrupting the delivery of virtual care, with the implementation of MyClearStep’s proprietary AI, to people with eating disorders during the COVID-19 crisis. and in the future.In addition to blind anxiety-free weigh-ins, the remote capabilities of the MyClearStep platform allow families to realize huge savings in time and money, as they no longer have to back and forth between in-person clinics to complete the weighing and vital signs measurement processes.”

About Behavioral Health Discovery

Everyone deserves a happy and fulfilling life. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health has made evidence-based, outcome-focused healthcare accessible and affordable since its inception. With a full continuum of care – detox, medical residencies, residential treatment centers, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, outpatient, psychiatric and addiction medicine, TMS, virtual services and telehealth, we can provide the right care at the right time for adults or teens. struggling with mental health issues, addictions or eating disorders. We are a contracted provider with 100 payers and other managed care organizations. Our portfolio of over 130 treatment centers includes service lines that have been operating successfully since 1985. Once treatment is completed, our patients become part of the growing family of Discovery alumni, connected through aftercare programs free, support groups, activities and a caring community. Because when quality behavioral healthcare is at your fingertips, so is happiness.

About Myclearstep

MyClearStep is based in Silicon Valley and was co-founded by a social scientist and duke university Teacher Dan Ariely as an innovative approach to chronic disease management and prevention. MyClearStep’s mission is to help people achieve their health goals by bringing Professor Ariely’s cutting-edge ideas to life using human-friendly design, big data, artificial intelligence and mobile technology. From a scale, MyClearStep helps individuals change their behavior to prevent disease. To learn more and join the MyClearStep community, visit

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Discovery Behavioral Health, Inc.
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