Preventive healthcare

Treatment.com unveils a new medical library to create the future of AI healthcare

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

Treatment or The Company (CSE: TRUE), a healthcare AI technology company, announces the completion of the worlds most advanced medical database known as the Global Library of Medicine (GLM), creating a new category of tools in healthcare delivery.

Key Points: 
  • Treatment or The Company (CSE: TRUE), a healthcare AI technology company, announces the completion of the worlds most advanced medical database known as the Global Library of Medicine (GLM), creating a new category of tools in healthcare delivery.
  • This medical library is the foundation of Treatment.coms AI system that can assess patients and will be integrated into products that offer improved patient safety, cost of care, prevention, and overall healthcare outcomes.
  • Treatment.com has pioneered a new approach to building a medical library which provides individually tailored and intelligently processed knowledge, as opposed to the general data that most medical databases run from.
  • The multi-layered, multi-modular design of this extensive platform provides a medical value exchange to consumers, clinicians, and commercial users.

Genetron Health Partners with Guizhou Province’s Dafang County to Lead Liver Cancer Early Screening Project

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:35am

BEIJING, July 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genetron Holdings Limited (Genetron Health or the Company, NASDAQ: GTH), a leading precision oncology platform company in China that specializes in offering molecular profiling tests, early cancer screening products and companion diagnostics development, today announced that it will work with Guizhou Provinces Dafang County authorities to lead the Early Screening for Regional Liver Cancer Prevention and Containment Demonstration Project.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, July 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genetron Holdings Limited (Genetron Health or the Company, NASDAQ: GTH), a leading precision oncology platform company in China that specializes in offering molecular profiling tests, early cancer screening products and companion diagnostics development, today announced that it will work with Guizhou Provinces Dafang County authorities to lead the Early Screening for Regional Liver Cancer Prevention and Containment Demonstration Project.
  • Genetron Health will work with its partners to carry out early screening, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up screenings, and patient management for high risk liver cancer groups in Guizhous Dafang County.
  • Genetron Health will establish a comprehensive cancer prevention and containment model that prioritizes prevention, and integrates it with long-term screening management, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • In 2019, Chinas National Cancer Center used HCCscreens liver cancer early screening liquid biopsy technology in a large-scale prospective cohort study.

PolyPid to Report Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Operational Highlights on August 11, 2021

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 12:00pm

PolyPid Ltd. (Nasdaq: PYPD) is a late-stage biopharma company aiming to improve surgical outcomes through locally administered, controlled, extended-release therapeutics.

Key Points: 
  • PolyPid Ltd. (Nasdaq: PYPD) is a late-stage biopharma company aiming to improve surgical outcomes through locally administered, controlled, extended-release therapeutics.
  • PolyPids lead product candidate D-PLEX100 is in Phase 3 clinical trials for the prevention of sternal and abdominal surgical site infections (SSIs).
  • This press release contains projections and other forward-looking statements regarding future events or our future financial performance.
  • Actual events or results may differ materially from those contained in the projections or forward-looking statements.

Independent Consumer Research Reveals 25% of Insured Adults Delayed Emergency or Essential Treatment During Pandemic

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 6:07pm

Fifty-five percent of consumers who delayed care reported they had skipped routine preventive care.

Key Points: 
  • Fifty-five percent of consumers who delayed care reported they had skipped routine preventive care.
  • Nearly three-quarters of insured Americans (72 percent) credit their health plans with keeping them informed about COVID-19 testing, vaccines and other pandemic information during the previous year.
  • HealthEdge commissioned the independent survey of 3,000 American adults (26 years and older), who have health insurance.
  • Pollfish is an agile market research platform offering real-time responses from mobile consumers using a modern sampling methodology called Organic Sampling .

Asensus Surgical Announces the Appointment of Two New Board Members

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 11:55am

She currently serves as the Deputy Chief Clinical Officer at Anthem, Inc., a position she has held since December 2020.

Key Points: 
  • She currently serves as the Deputy Chief Clinical Officer at Anthem, Inc., a position she has held since December 2020.
  • She completed her residency in Preventive Care at Harvard Preventive Care and is Board Certified in Preventive Care and Occupational Medicine.
  • I am thrilled to join the Asensus Surgical Board of Directors at such an important time for the company, said Mr. Hobert.
  • This builds upon the foundation of Digital Laparoscopy with the Senhance Surgical System powered by the Intelligent Surgical Unit (ISU) to increase surgeon control and reduce surgical variability.

FORCE Family Office To Host Cancer Moonshot Symposium

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 11:26pm

NEW YORK, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2016, then Vice President Joe Biden announced the launch of the National Cancer Moonshot.

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  • NEW YORK, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2016, then Vice President Joe Biden announced the launch of the National Cancer Moonshot.
  • This initiative has the goal of making a decade's worth of progress in just five years in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer, a disease that takes 1,800 lives per day.
  • Now that five years have elapsed, it's time to assess the progress that's been made.
  • They introduce members of their network to leaders of public companies and privately held businesses at the capital acquisition stage.

Nymbl Science and Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) Expand Program After Outpacing National Fall Prevention Efforts

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

Reaching this milestone positions Nymbl as the leader in Colorado's fall prevention efforts and nationwide.

Key Points: 
  • Reaching this milestone positions Nymbl as the leader in Colorado's fall prevention efforts and nationwide.
  • Enrolling 5,000 older adults in four months is equivalent to 250 percent of what Colorado would normally accomplish in an entire year before Nymbl.
  • In fact, there are more older adults doing Nymbl's balance training program today than at any point in Colorado's history, for all balance programs combined.
  • In addition to leading Colorado's fall prevention efforts, Nymbl has outperformed the entire national effort for fall prevention, resulting in a five-fold increase.

Ballad Health hosts first United States clinical trials of CGuard Embolic Protection System

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 11:17pm

KINGSPORT, Tenn., July 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ballad Health is leading a new clinical trial in the United States for a potentially groundbreaking new carotid stent.

Key Points: 
  • KINGSPORT, Tenn., July 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ballad Health is leading a new clinical trial in the United States for a potentially groundbreaking new carotid stent.
  • Ballad Health is committed to advancing medical science that has the potential to improve the human condition, said Ballad Health Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Alan Levine.
  • The Appalachian Highlands is leading the United States in bringing what could be the next big breakthrough in stroke prevention.
  • 2 enroller in the United States and globally in at least 30 top research trials, and it is now leading trials for CGuard.

Fresh Tri Introduces Evidence-Based Diabetes Prevention to Its Habit Formation Software

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fresh Tri, the company that helps people build healthy lifestyles, announced today the integration of diabetes-prevention habits into its habit formation software, also called Fresh Tri.

Key Points: 
  • SILICON VALLEY, Calif., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fresh Tri, the company that helps people build healthy lifestyles, announced today the integration of diabetes-prevention habits into its habit formation software, also called Fresh Tri.
  • Through its partnership with the CDC, Fresh Tri has incorporated best practices of the DPP into a catalog of easy-to-practice behaviors within the Fresh Tri app.
  • By integrating these new diabetes-prevention habit practices, Fresh Tri is adding new ways for Walmart Associates to take care of their health.
  • Fresh Tri uses a simple, positive approach based on brain science of habit formation.

Newtopia Delivers Expanded Mental Health Offerings for Health Insurers

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 9:30pm
Key Points: 
  • Newtopia focuses on whole person health, the belief that physical and mental health must be evaluated together to prevent, reverse and slow the progression of chronic disease.
  • These new mental health offerings will be part of the existing Newtopia experiences, which include Weight Management, Diabetes Prevention, MetS/Disease Prevention, Hypertension and Heart Health and Healthy Living with Diabetes.
  • Newtopia's two new mental health offerings were developed in the Newtopia Innovation Lab.
  • "It is clear that on their own, solutions for physical health or mental health improvement will never create sustainable change and in turn generate significant cost savings for health insurers and other risk bearing entities.