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Predictive analytics health research institute set up

Israel’s Maccabi Health Services has set up a $6 million digital health research institute. It has already developed technology for predicting colon cancer among Maccabi patients who never considered going for a scan for this purpose.  And it is not … Continue reading

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Israeli medical databases

Israel’s four health companies maintain databases of 5 million records that (anonymized) will benefit medical researchers in the discovery of new treatments. The Maccabi health fund (see here) is already doing this. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3735645,00.html

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Diagnosing early cancer from blood tests

I reported on Israel’s Medial EarlySign previously (May 2015) when it was MedialCS and trialing its colon cancer early-warning algorithm (now called Colon Flag) with Israel’s Maccabi Health company. EarlySign is now designing and validating models for upper GI cancer, … Continue reading

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New US-Israeli medical incubator

Cleveland Clinic, together with Israel’s Maccabi Healthcare Services, have been awarded an incubator franchise from the Israel Innovation Authority.  It will invest $40 million (including $25 million from the Israeli government) in Israeli startups over eight years. http://m.clevelandjewishnews.com/news/local_news/cleveland-clinic-israeli-partner-awarded-e-health-startup-franchise/article_1e570ca0-4cfe-11e6-8415-ef4e28b29cf3.html

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Blood test detects early colon cancer

The lives of millions may be saved thanks to a new non-invasive test for colon cancer. Hemoglobin tests on 100,000 patients of Israel’s Maccabi Health Services have led to Israel’s MedialCS developing an algorithm that identified symptoms of early-stage colon … Continue reading

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An alternative to Dr Google

Israeli health fund Maccabi has launched K Health – an app to give its customers medical advice that many seek currently by using search engines such as Google. The information is sourced from thousands of similar cases in Maccabi’s records … Continue reading

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Vegetable collagen gel to treat wounds

(Thanks to Atid-EDI) Israeli health organization Maccabi is to commence trials of the Vergenix flowable gel developed by Israel’s CollPlant. Two Maccabi wound clinics will use Vergenix to treat patients with chronic leg ulcers. Vergenix is based on CollPlant’s plant-based … Continue reading

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