IMA Scientific Analysis, a division of the IMA Group that gives medical analysis and analysis companies, has partnered with AiCure to deploy the affected person engagement firm’s Affected person Join software to sufferers in a brand new effort to look at well being administration past the normal research setting.
The 30-day program could have members utilizing the smartphone app to substantiate adherent dosing habits and keep in touch with a clinician in case they want further assist, all whereas the app collects digital biomarker information to observe their situation. With these information, the companions say that they’ll be capable of present future research sponsors with a well-described cohort of sufferers throughout a spread of therapeutic areas.
“Spanning a number of demographics, illness states and geographies, our affected person inhabitants is uniquely positioned for participation in medical trials that depend on numerous enrollment,” Dr. Mark Weinberger, president of the IMA Group, mentioned in a press release.
“By giving our sufferers instruments like AiCure Affected person Join, we not solely assist them of their therapy plan, however we assist sponsors obtain a deeper understanding of which sufferers are greatest suited to a particular trial, thus expediting recruitment timelines.”
Final week, emergency response information platform RapidSOS introduced a brand new partnership with Vitals Conscious Companies, the maker of an app-based service that informs first responders of disabilities and different related circumstances.
Now, Vitals Profile911 customers could have the choice to share their profiles – which might embrace medical info, emergency contacts and de-escalation instruments – with 911 companies immediately by the RapidSOS platform.
“911 is the entrance door to the U.S. healthcare system. With out information from platforms like Vitals Profile911 and RapidSOS, first responders might not be capable of optimally assist probably the most susceptible in our neighborhood get the suitable care on the proper time,” Dr. Eugene Hsu, head of healthcare at RapidSOS, mentioned in a press release.
“Because of this we’re dedicated to constructing a future by which know-how and other people work collectively to guard lives. Along with progressive firms like Vitals, we’re proud to supply an added layer of security and safety for our neighborhood whereas supporting our heroic first responders in saving thousands and thousands of lives yearly.”
Final week affected person engagement firm NexHealth introduced a cope with SmileDirectClub’s Associate Community centered on utilizing NexHealth’s common EHR API in an effort to construct scheduling instruments for affiliated practices. The software will let sufferers see when SmileDirectClub associates have appointments, and can enable them to e book immediately by the platform.
“It is a privilege to be part of SmileDirectClub’s mission to supply accessible care to shoppers,” NexHealth CEO Alamin Uddin mentioned in a press release. “Now, sufferers will expertise a handy method to e book appointments that additionally boosts effectivity for dental practices and their workplace workers.”
Digital pathology firm Proscia is teaming up with AI oncology diagnostic platform Ibex Medical Analytics on a brand new initiative to detect prostate most cancers.
The pair plan to make use of applied sciences from each firms, together with Ibex’s Galen Prostate AI software and Proscia’s Concentriq picture and information administration platform. The purpose is to additional develop AI-enabled triage and cancer-detection instruments.
“As prostate most cancers impacts thousands and thousands of sufferers annually, and as pathologists face ever-increasing challenges, it’s paramount that we empower laboratories with clinical-grade AI options that present correct, well timed prognosis and in the end enhance affected person outcomes,” Joseph Mossel, CEO and cofounder of Ibex Medical Analytics, mentioned in a press release.
“We’re excited to accomplice with Proscia to speed up growth and rollout of end-to-end digital pathology options that make the most of the total potential of our AI know-how.”
Well being AI startup Olive Well being Know-how and blüüm, a lately launched tech platform providing curated medical insurance policy and well being companies, have partnered to launch an emotional assist software referred to as Ollie.
The Hong Kong firms say that their automated, anonymous chatbot guides its customers by wellness methods that replicate their private psychological well being wants, and is anticipated to drive a 30% discount in anxiousness and despair amongst customers inside two weeks.
“The pandemic has a big impression on the psychological well-being of individuals in Hong Kong,” Ying Wu, CEO of blüüm, mentioned in a press release. “At blüüm, we imagine within the significance of holistic well being, and it’s our precedence to supply all-round look after the neighborhood to fulfill their completely different well being wants. Our partnership with Olive Well being Know-how allows us to supply extra accessible and common psychological well being assist.”