Tag: Healthcare

[MedAware in FiercePharma] MedAware’s script-error tool for docs could help marketers plenty, too, CEO says

Med mix-ups are a dangerous problem–and one Israel’s MedAware is working to address with an intelligent system that calls out would-be prescription errors based on doc-habit data and information from patients’ own medical records. In collecting that info, though, MedAware’s system also picked up key data on prescribing patterns that has the potential to be very valuable to pharma marketers. The company has aggregated millions of prescriptions and full medical records—including blood tests, diagnoses, admissions, outpatient visits and more—to create mathematical models that describe which patients are likely to be prescribed which drugs, and at what point in their condition and treatment, cofounder and CEO Gidi Stein explained in an interview. Read more on FiercePharma...

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[Syqe in CNBC] 10 Israeli high-tech areas making waves

As with many other high-tech fields, Israel’s medical technology advances have come in large part from the defense sector. One company, based in Ohio but started by two Israelis, is Surgical Theater, where two former air force officers use virtual reality flight simulator technology in brain surgery modeling. Other start-ups also are highly interdisciplinary, such as Zebra Medical Vision, which teaches computers to read and diagnose medical imaging, for example x-rays. And, on a high note, Israel is at the forefront when it comes to the technological application of medical marijuana, as in the Syqe inhaler for which the company raised $20 million in 2016, for which it has signed a distribution deal with Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva. Read more on CNBC...

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[Zebra in CNBC] 10 Israeli high-tech areas making waves

As with many other high-tech fields, Israel’s medical technology advances have come in large part from the defense sector. One company, based in Ohio but started by two Israelis, is Surgical Theater, where two former air force officers use virtual reality flight simulator technology in brain surgery modeling. Other start-ups also are highly interdisciplinary, such as Zebra Medical Vision, which teaches computers to read and diagnose medical imaging, for example x-rays. And, on a high note, Israel is at the forefront when it comes to the technological application of medical marijuana, as in the Syqe inhaler for which the company raised $20 million in 2016, for which it has signed a distribution deal with Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva. Read more on CNBC...

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[Surgical Theater in CNBC] 10 Israeli high-tech areas making waves

As with many other high-tech fields, Israel’s medical technology advances have come in large part from the defense sector. One company, based in Ohio but started by two Israelis, is Surgical Theater, where two former air force officers use virtual reality flight simulator technology in brain surgery modeling. Other start-ups also are highly interdisciplinary, such as Zebra Medical Vision, which teaches computers to read and diagnose medical imaging, for example x-rays. And, on a high note, Israel is at the forefront when it comes to the technological application of medical marijuana, as in the Syqe inhaler for which the company raised $20 million in 2016, for which it has signed a distribution deal with Israeli pharmaceutical giant Teva. Read more on CNBC...

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[Intendu in The Jerusalem Post] Minority Report: The son also rises

To say that Dr. Son Preminger is impressive is like stating that Beethoven was a decent musician. With a PhD in neuroscience (Weizmann Institute), an MBA (Harvard), an MS in computer science (Weizmann Institute), a BS in mathematics (Tel Aviv University) and an MFA in film-making, she is one of the most talented technology entrepreneurs not only in Israel but in the world. Preminger is the founder and CEO of Intendu, a company focused on the development of technology solutions for brain rehabilitation. Before founding Intendu, she held senior roles at several multinational corporations, including Microsoft and Amdocs, and seemed poised to embark on a very successful career straight to the top of the corporate ladder. Read more on The Jerusalem Post...

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