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Northern California Prostate Cancer Center Joins The US Oncology Network, Advancing Quality Care and Operational Efficiency

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 2:00pm

Northern California Prostate Cancer Center (NCPCC), an independent oncology practice serving cancer patients throughout Santa Clara County, has joined The US Oncology Network (The Network).

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  • Northern California Prostate Cancer Center (NCPCC), an independent oncology practice serving cancer patients throughout Santa Clara County, has joined The US Oncology Network (The Network).
  • The US Oncology Network is one of the nations largest associations of community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based cancer care.
  • The US Oncology Network is committed to expanding patient access to quality care in local communities by supporting independent oncology practices like Northern California Prostate Cancer Center so they can thrive in todays complex healthcare environment, said Michael Seiden, MD, PhD, president of The US Oncology Network.
  • Northern California Prostate Cancer Center is dedicated to treating cancer patients.

Celsius Therapeutics Signs Collaboration Agreement with Janssen to Identify Response Biomarkers for Ulcerative Colitis

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 1:30pm

Celsius Therapeutics, a company focused on the discovery and development of precision therapeutics for patients with autoimmune diseases and cancer, today announced a collaboration with Janssen Biotech, Inc.

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  • Celsius Therapeutics, a company focused on the discovery and development of precision therapeutics for patients with autoimmune diseases and cancer, today announced a collaboration with Janssen Biotech, Inc.
  • Under the terms of the agreement, Celsius will apply its proprietary single-cell genomics and machine learning platform to identify predictive biomarkers of response from Janssens VEGA study, a Phase 2a clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of combination therapy with guselkumab and golimumab in patients with ulcerative colitis.
  • We are very pleased to be collaborating with Janssen, a company with a long-standing commitment to improving the lives of patients with inflammatory bowel disease, said Tariq Kassum, M.D., chief executive officer of Celsius.
  • Celsius will receive undisclosed payments along with potential milestones based on the use of biomarkers identified in the collaboration.

Hoy Health Launches HoyLIFE Kits: Simplifies Chronic Care Management at Home With Medication Vouchers, Testing Supplies, Apps and Access to Lifestyle Coaches

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 2:00pm

Available to anyone, HoyLIFE Kits help to mitigate the unique issues that Hispanic people face when accessing care, including cultural and language barriers.

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  • Available to anyone, HoyLIFE Kits help to mitigate the unique issues that Hispanic people face when accessing care, including cultural and language barriers.
  • Were excited to bring affordable chronic care management to healthcare consumers as a much-needed way for them to reduce family healthcare costs, says Mario Anglada, CEO, Hoy Health.
  • Despite their high risk for chronic disease, too many Hispanic people get lumped in with the general population.
  • Hoy Health was named by FierceHealthcare as one of the top Fierce 15 health companies of 2019.

CarePort and GHA Subsidiary Partner to Offer Comprehensive Solutions to Improve Transitions of Care

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 1:07pm

The collaboration will provide hospitals across the state with a complete suite of solutions to improve care coordination by educating, guiding and monitoring patients moving across the continuum of care.

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  • The collaboration will provide hospitals across the state with a complete suite of solutions to improve care coordination by educating, guiding and monitoring patients moving across the continuum of care.
  • GHHS is partnering with CarePort to help provide real-time visibility and transparency into transitions of care for hospitals in Georgia.
  • We understand the importance of transparency throughout care transitions and are committed to providing real-time patient data to improve patient outcomes.
  • The partnership between GHHS and CarePort supports all providers in their efforts to reduce readmissions and improve quality of care.

Top 5 Vendors in the Anesthesia Devices Market from 2019 to 2023 | Technavio

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 2:00pm

The new generation technologically advanced anesthesia devices help clinicians to work closely with their patients and eliminate the need for extra-long breathing circuits.

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  • The new generation technologically advanced anesthesia devices help clinicians to work closely with their patients and eliminate the need for extra-long breathing circuits.
  • Thus, technological advances in anesthesia technology will fuel the anesthesia devices market growth during the forecast period.
  • Furthermore, this industry research report also presents a competitive analysis of the market by product (anesthesia delivery machines, anesthesia monitors, anesthesia vaporizers, and anesthesia disposables) and geography ( Asia, Europe, North America, and ROW).
  • Global Anesthesia Machines Market 2019-2023 - The market research study identifies Drgerwerk, GE Healthcare, Getinge, OSI Systems, Penlon, and Shenzhen Mindray Bio-Medical Electronics as the leading players in the global anesthesia machines market.

Quanta announces Annabelle Manalo, PhD will join its board of advisors

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 1:57pm

She earned her PhD in Cell and Developmental Biology with a focus in Cardio-Oncology, publishing on the cardio toxicity of chemotherapies and genetic factors.

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  • She earned her PhD in Cell and Developmental Biology with a focus in Cardio-Oncology, publishing on the cardio toxicity of chemotherapies and genetic factors.
  • "We couldn't be more excited to have Dr. Manalo join our Board of Advisors.
  • She is currently conducting advanced research and product development focused on the therapeutic application of specific cannabinoids in disease conditions.
  • Annabelle will utilize her global platform to share Quanta's technology with scientists, physicians and consumers across the world.

170 Guests Raised $116,000 As Four Outstanding Women Leaders Were Honored At The Arthritis Foundation New York City 2019 Women In Motion Awards Luncheon

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 1:45pm

NEW YORK, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arthritis Foundation New YorkCity hosted the 2019 Women In Motion Awards Luncheon last month at The Pierre Hotel, honoring four outstanding women who have achieved tremendous goals in business while balancing work, family, home and health.

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  • NEW YORK, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arthritis Foundation New YorkCity hosted the 2019 Women In Motion Awards Luncheon last month at The Pierre Hotel, honoring four outstanding women who have achieved tremendous goals in business while balancing work, family, home and health.
  • The special guest speaker was Ann McNamara, Senior Vice President, Revenue Strategy, who brought greetings on behalf of Arthritis Foundation President and CEO Ann M. Palmer.
  • I must also thank the National Leadership Team and the New York City Leadership Board for their support.
  • For more information about the programs of Arthritis Foundation New York City, click here , orlog on to https://www.arthritis.org/new-york/ , or call 929-303-7537.

Novolex Receives Additional SQF Food Safety Certifications

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 1:43pm

Two Chicago facilities that manufacture Bagcraft products and the company's line of General Packaging TMproducts received their annual SQF Food Safety Level (formerly Level 2) recertifications.

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  • Two Chicago facilities that manufacture Bagcraft products and the company's line of General Packaging TMproducts received their annual SQF Food Safety Level (formerly Level 2) recertifications.
  • SQF is a widely recognized standard used to qualify manufacturers of materials used in the production and packaging of food and is part of a broader framework of food industry standards under the Global Food Safety Initiative.
  • "SQF certifications tell our customers that we meet important standards for packaging quality and safety.And while every Novolex facility fulfills its customer quality requirements, third party certifications offer our customers additional validation that we are executing consistently against a tightly defined set of food safety standards."
  • For more information about our commitment to food safety, please visit us at Novolex food safety .

The Big Players in AI Reunite to Showcase Advances in AI for Life Sciences and Healthcare

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 1:30pm

The panel covered a number of Artificial Intelligence (AI) use cases for real world data (RWD) in commercial and patient empowerment, and for the optimization of clinical trial operations.

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  • The panel covered a number of Artificial Intelligence (AI) use cases for real world data (RWD) in commercial and patient empowerment, and for the optimization of clinical trial operations.
  • Discussions also focused on present as well as future advances in the patient journey, inclusive of examples of preventive medicine that will undoubtedly shape the future state of medicine.
  • DeepMind, acquired by Google in 2014, published the project in late 2018.
  • Indegene ( www.indegene.com ) enables global healthcare organizations to address complex challenges by seamlessly integrating analytics, technology, operations and medical expertise and drives better health and business outcomes.

Growing Number of Specialty Pharmacy Organizations Select MHALink™ Powered by Citus Health to Digitally Transform Patient Care and Communications

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 1:00pm

MHALink powered by Citus Health is a secure, HIPAA-compliant automated digital workflow and patient engagement platform that can help improve operational efficiencies and streamlines communications with patients, caregivers, and referral sources.

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  • MHALink powered by Citus Health is a secure, HIPAA-compliant automated digital workflow and patient engagement platform that can help improve operational efficiencies and streamlines communications with patients, caregivers, and referral sources.
  • MHALink powered by Citus Health is designed to operate independently or as a cohesive patient and care team management platform.
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    Clinical Specialty Infusions (CSI) Pharmacy is a nationwide specialty pharmacy, founded by pharmacists, dedicated to servicing patients with chronic and rare illnesses requiring complex care.
  • Citus Health is a digital health transformation leader that automates critical post-acute care services to reduce per-patient costs and increase patient satisfaction.