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Happy holidays from our team at Symbi!
December 3rd is an exciting day for the Symbi team as it is X-ring day at StFX University!
With 6 members on our team wearing our rings with pride every day, we would like to congratulate all of the students who are receiving their X-rings today!
Symbi is officially 2 years old today! We would like to thank all of our supporters, customers, and teammates who have helped us grow Symbi. We look forward to celebrating many more birthdays!
Happy to our friends, partners, and customers in the US. We are thankful for your continued support.
Understanding Symbi's value has never been easier. Check out our new website to see how Symbi streamlines patient preparation for endoscopy centers.
Reduce no-shows and increase revenues with Symbi's remote patient monitoring program.
Team Symbi is proud to be part of the Movember campaign. Find our Movember space here: https://movember.com/t/symbi-medical?mc=1 to make a donation of any size to men's health.
Colon cancer home screening kits are back in the mail across Nova Scotia.
"Since the screening program was introduced, program screening colonoscopies have identified more than 11,000 Nova Scotians with a cancer or a pre-cancer. "
After a six-month suspension, colon cancer home screening kits are back in the mail across Nova Scotia.
"12 percent of the 147,950 colore**al cancers that will be diagnosed this year — some 18,000 cases — will be found in adults under 50, according to an American Cancer Society study."
After a recent trend discovery, the U.S. task force is recommending that colon cancer screening should begin at age 45.
The draft recommendation acknowledges a trend of higher rates of colon and re**al cancer in generations born since 1950.
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We are proud to announce that Symbi has been selected as a recipient of the Innovacorp Fall 2020 Sprint Program!
Symbi alerts your care team when patients miss crucial steps during their procedure preparation.
Deliver personalized care by engaging patients in their preferred language.
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Dr. Jennifer Christie and Dr. Douglas Rex discuss "The Value of Colonoscopy" campaign from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - ASGE .
Click the link below for the full video interview:
In this exclusive video, Jennifer Christie, MD, from the Emory School of Medicine, and Douglas K. Rex, MD, from Indiana University School of Medicine, discuss “The Value of Colonoscopy,” a new campaign from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Reducing your endoscopy center no-show rate has never been easier.
Symbi was built to support patients via text-messaging so that it’s accessible to as many patients as possible.
"Early detection of colon cancer could be the difference between life and death."
Great to see our home province of Nova Scotia resuming colore**al cancer screening programs this month.
Colon cancer screening programs in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island have been on hold since March -- but both provinces are looking to restart them.
Symbi is built for GI care and helps endoscopy centers monitor patient progress at every step of their care pathway.
Apply here: https://www.symbimedical.com/apply
"Our goal is to extend our services beyond the walls of the hospital to the homes of our patients in communities where it is needed most." - Dr. Claude Pirtle, Chief Medical Information Officer.
An innovative step forward in tackling COVID-19 at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital in Tennesee.
JACKSON, Tenn. — A new program is being offered to discharged patients who tested positive for COVID-19. The remote patient monitoring program will allow Health Management to monitor a patient’s heart rate, oxygen saturation levels and more through a device the size of a watch, according to a ne...
Colore**al cancer is more common than you may think.
One of the most impactful actors of this generation, Rest In Peace. Our thoughts are with Chadwick’s friends and family.
The Black Panther star died at his home in Los Angeles, according to a representative.
Symbi is extremely excited to announce that we have been chosen as a semi-finalist in the hosted by BioNova !
Monday has us thinking about what new challenges will come our way this week and in the future. We're also thinking about the future of the remote patient monitoring market which is projected to grow at an outstanding CAGR of 14.1% through 2027!
Remote patient monitoring market is forecasted to grow at a rate of 14.1% from USD 786.4 Mn in 2019 to USD 2.14 bn in 2027. The key factors which have paved the way for the immense growth in remote patient monitoring market are the union of technology with the health care industry.
A touching story covered by Fox News Detroit about Jamie Samuelson - a radio show host based out of Detroit who recently lost his battle against colon cancer.
Click below to view the full story.
The doctor is in talking about colon cancer prevention and colonoscopies. We talk with Dr. Harry Wasvary, a colon and re**al surgeon from Beaumont Health.
Here are some great examples of GI groups using video to educate patients on COVID-19 safety measures. Any other ideas to help patients during this time? Let us know below!
Indianapolis Gastroenterology & Hepatology:
Puget Sound Gastroenterology:
Learn how The Endoscopy Center at St. Francis is protecting patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. To schedule an appointment (virtual or in-person), visit w...
The number of people who will die from breast or colore**al cancer in the U.S. is predicted to increase by 10,000 due to COVID-19. An overwhelming fear of becoming infected with the coronavirus in health care settings has drastically reduced the number of patients undergoing routine colonoscopy that can identify tumours at early stages.
“Cancers being missed now will still come to light eventually, but at a later stage and with worse prognoses” - Dr. Ned Sharpless, Director of the National Cancer Institute
We admire the work being done by many endoscopy centers to reopen safely and provide additional supports for their patients during this time.
A recent report from Blue Cross Blue Shield Association found double-digit increases in risk factors for colore**al cancer among millennials. Nearly 50% of people with Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis aren’t getting screened because of a discomfort with the process or a lack of awareness about the need.
Learn more on the importance of recommended screenings:
Risk factors for colore**al cancer have increased by double digits. This report shows who’s at risk and why some may have delayed screening.
Symbi is a remote patient monitoring system for GI care. GI disease contributes over $136 billion to annual US healthcare expenditure. That’s more than heart disease, trauma, and mental health!
Symbi helps payers and providers reduce overall costs by improving bowel prep quality, improving cancer detection rates, and reducing ER visits. Our remote monitoring system builds personalized care plans for each patient, automates follow-up throughout their care, and identifies at-risk patients for early intervention.
99.9% of a patient’s time is spent outside of the healthcare system. Symbi makes it possible to care for patients around the clock and give them the support they need when it matters most.
Isaac Kerr is our Marketing Manager and Customer Success Manager. Isaac spends his day thinking of ways to creatively communicate our brand, product, and vision with stakeholders across a variety of mediums, and also works diligently to ensure that our customers launch quickly and can deliver high-quality care that meets patients exactly where they're at. Isaac grew up in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and graduated from St. Francis Xavier University with a BBA in Marketing.
Jacob Buffam is our Operations Manager. As the previous Head of Global Supply Operations at Ruckify, Jake thrives in fast-paced environments and helps streamline and optimize our customer acquisition pipelines. He is originally from Perth, Ontario, and graduated from St. Francis Xavier University with a BBA in Marketing.
Logan Brown is a Software Developer here at Symbi. He works on new product development and application infrastructure to support our patients and providers around the world. Logan's originally from Bedford, Nova Scotia and graduated from St. Francis Xavier University with a BSc in Computer Science.
Dr. Sameer Berry is our Co-founder and Medical Advisor. He has experienced first-hand how confusing procedural information can lead to poor patient experience and potentially dangerous outcomes. He completed his residency training at Cedars-Sinai and his MBA at Duke University. Sameer is passionate about implementing patient-centered solutions to improve the delivery of GI care.
Meet Max Jennings, our mighty COO and Co-founder! Max is an experienced product designer and bioinformatics researcher, and has previously worked on projects with healthcare leaders like Boston Children's Hospital. He's originally from Sydney, Nova Scotia, and graduated from St. Francis Xavier University with a joint honours in Mathematics and Computer Science.
Meet Devin McArthur, our CTO and Co-founder! Devin's responsible for a lot of the magic behind Symbi's remote patient monitoring system. He's originally from Okotoks, Alberta, and graduated from St. Francis Xavier University with a double degree in Computer Science and Business Administration.
Cameron Sehl is our CEO and Co-founder. Cameron oversees all business operations and works tirelessly with our customers, advisors, and external partners to bring the Symbi vision to life. Cameron has a background in venture capital and health services research, and has previously worked in Hong Kong and India. He's originally from Ottawa, Ontario, and graduated from St. Francis Xavier University with an honours in Economics.
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