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Health company’s $150 million fund

The Assuta chain of medical clinics and private hospitals, controlled by Israel’s Maccabi Health Services, has founded a venture capital fund for investing in medical devices in the later stages of development. It has already raised $35 million and plans … Continue reading

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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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Coronavirus booster progress

Some 1.2 million Israelis have now had a third coronavirus vaccination and wider rollout is imminent. Maccabi Healthcare Services reported 37 (all non-serious) infections in Israelis over 60 who have been triple-vaccinated, compared to 1,064 (many serious) for those who … Continue reading

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Games to fight diabetes and cognitive decline

Israel’s Maccabi Healthcare Services research and innovation center has initiated KSM Playzone – focusing on the field of health gaming. KSM has awarded $25,000 to the developers of two health education games – Diabattle (for diabetics) and Memento (cognitive rehabilitation). … Continue reading

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Transferring coronavirus test data

In just 48 hours, Israel’s Kryon (see here) built a  Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution to automate the twice-daily uploading of Israeli Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 test results onto Maccabi Healthcare Services’ system. Healthcare professionals can now focus on treatment. … Continue reading

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Tel Aviv fintech innovation hub launched

A new fintech and insurtech (finance & insurance technology) innovation hub – “Axell” – has been launched in Tel Aviv. It aims to generate partnerships between local and international corporations (e.g. Generali, AIG and Israel’s Maccabi Healthcare Services), and Israeli … Continue reading

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Custom-tailored antibiotics

I reported previously (23rd Feb) on the AI system devised at Israel’s Technion for identifying the right antibiotic and dose for curing an individual’s infection. Now, thanks to the KSM Institute of Israel’s Maccabi Health company, the system is getting … 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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