BioSignia’s Know Your Number®
Expands NeoPath Health Management Portfolio with Evidence-based
Health Risk Assessment
Leading predictive modeling company’s health risk assessment
tool added to NeoPath Health’s health management solutions for
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina – December 15, 2011 —
BioSignia, a predictive modeling company providing innovative
solutions for chronic disease prevention and management, today
announced the signing of a licensing agreement with emerging
innovative on site care delivery organization, NeoPath Health Inc.
The agreement between the companies is centered on the addition of
BioSignia’s patented predictive modeling technology to NeoPath’s
onsite clinic offerings. BioSignia’s “Know Your Number” health
assessment calculates an employee’s risk for getting several of the
nation’s most prevalent chronic diseases over a 5 year time period.
The assessment also quantifies the impact that leading a healthier
lifestyle can make on preventing the onset of specific diseases.
The primary objective of NeoPath Health is to provide small and
medium-sized businesses with on-site medical clinics staffed by
physicians. The goal is to drive down insurance costs for employers,
as well as keep employees healthy, ensuring they spend less time out
of the office. In addition to providing services treating or
managing sick employees, NeoPath offers wellness services that help
keep employees and their families well.
“We did an extensive search for an evidence-based assessment tool
that would provide the clinically sound information our staff needs
to maximize effectiveness of our wellness initiatives,” says Joe
McErlane, CEO of NeoPath Health. “When we saw the science behind
Know Your Number, we knew we had found the right solution for our
applications; Know Your Number provides our clinic staff with
actionable health information, offers insight into the most
effective wellness programs to initiate, and documents the results
of our services This provides both NeoPath Health and our clients
the information needed to be successful.”
“We are excited to have been selected by NeoPath Health to
compliment what promises to be a very effective wellness offering
for corporations today,” said John Schilhab, EVP of BioSignia. “Our
scientists have worked diligently to create a solution that provides
wellness program participants with the clinically-sound, actionable
information they need to achieve better health, and we are pleased
to extend the delivery of our tool within the onsite clinic
segment.” added Schilhab.
For more information on BioSignia or Know Your Number, please call
888.324.6627 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, BioSignia is a leading
technology company focused on bringing innovative assessment
solutions to the preventive health and life insurance markets. At
the core of BioSignia's solutions is the company's proprietary
synthesis modeling approach to morbidity and mortality assessment.
In 2004, Biosignia received the Disease Management Association of
America's prestigious award for Best Enabling Tool for Disease
Management. Since then, the company's talented R&D team has
continued to advance synthesis modeling, continuously updating it to
reflect the ever expanding need for effective disease and mortality
assessment. BioSignia's technologies are currently being used by
hospital systems, health and wellness organizations, disease
management, clinical laboratories, and life insurance organizations.
In early 2010, BioSignia partnered with NBC's The Biggest Loser® to
provide its advanced health assessment to contestants and viewers.
For more information, visit, www.biosignia.com.
About NeoPath Health
NeoPath Health, Inc, headquartered in St. Louis Park, MN, delivers
personalized healthcare via onsite clinics to middle market
employers. Our approach fundamentally reengineers medical care
delivery, not only shifting care from reactive to proactive, but
creating a patient centric system which rapidly matches their needs
to the right resources. Employers can expect to see improvements in
health status, lowered health care costs and empowered employees
taking control of their health. Partnering to deliver the NeoPath
Health solution suite will enable employers to actively manage their
medical cost trend while nurturing or creating a culture of health
for their organization. For more information, visit