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The Latest Blog From Our EMR Partner PWeR, Inc.

PWeRsquare2Grace Century’s Electronic Medical Records Partner, PWeR Inc., have just published a new blog article, much of which focuses on the disparity between the Healthcare industry and other industries in terms of relative embracement of cutting-edge technologies.

It is a well known fact that the Healthcare industry in general has been slow to adopt new technology breakthroughs, and to quote PWeR President Noel. J. Guillama, “We live in a technology infused world today, and yet without a doubt, the gap in the use of technology outside and inside of healthcare has never been so wide. We should use technology to help patients monitor their wellness, every action, and every set of data to communicate that information to the EHR, and their providers. All of this data will then allow better usage in the population for health management.”

Click here to read the full article. 

 

Grace Century Team Attends Video Marketing Seminar

img_1731Scott Wolf, CEO and Director of Research and Jennifer Doyle, Vice President of Administration of Grace Century recently attended a seminar entitled “The Evolving Role of Video in Today’s Marketing Mix”, that was hosted by Big Wheel Marketing in the Cove Rotana Hotel, Ras Al Khaimah on December 7th, 2016.

Speakers included Adam Kwasniewski from Google, Kunal Badiani from Oracle Marketing Cloud and Cal Barton from Atlas Television and the content focused on the development of video as a medium for marketing and promotion from the best-practice perspectives of cloud technology, online distribution and cutting-edge creativity.

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Harvesting stem cells from teeth?

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In the past, people having babies were making decisions about banking stem cells in the delivery room. Now, they may get a second chance, when their kids are sitting in the dentist’s chair.

Stem cells harvested through umbilical cords, or blood banking, has been one way. Parents have been taking precautionary steps to protect their children’s health should disease or injury strike down the road.

Now there is a less invasive way as researchers say there are viable stem cells in our teeth.

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The Future of Medicine is Here Now

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Did you know that doctors can now diagnose patients who aren’t in the same room — or even in the same city? In 2015 alone, about 20 million people received some form of remote care known as “telemedicine”.

The Miami Children’s Hospital became one of the first medical institutions in Florida to implement the full-cycle telemedicine control center. It is operated 24/7 by a team of qualified medical specialists that are able to diagnose and consult the patients on a remote basis.

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Doctor from McHenry, IL Encourages Patients to Bank Their Teeth

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Very few people actually know that baby teeth can be harvested and cryogenically preserved to potentially save lives in the future.

A story, recently published in Northeast Herald tells about Dr. Douglas Colthurst of Colthurst DDS General Dentistry, based in McHenry, IL, who recommends his patients to donate their teeth to dental stem cell banks.

About 10 years ago, Colthurst received a dental stem cell banking newsletter and decided to take advantage of it.

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Provia Labs Expands its Stem Cell Portfolio to Amniotic Fluid, Chorionic Villi, and Placenta

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The proper collection, transport, processing, testing and preservation of stem cells is a crucial and significant part of the regenerative medicine value chain and stem cell therapy. The stem cell therapy market is estimated to exceed $180B in 2030 (Frost and Sullivan). In preparation for a future where stem cell therapies are a significant part of healthcare, companies have provided stem cell banking services from bone marrow and umbilical cord blood for over two decades. Thousands of patients have been treated with stem cells and well over a million families have privately preserved stem cells for their families own future use.

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Grace Century’s Electronic Health Records Partner The Quantum Group, Inc. Gains 12th Patent Approval

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This week, our EHR project partner The Quantum Group, Inc. received some fantastic news. Following an initial submission way back 2009 describing a method to increase the protection of sensitive patient data from malware, Quantum is proud to announce that it has received approval from the U.S Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its 12th patent.

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Store-A-Tooth Could Contribute to Treatment of Sibling Diabetes.

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As anyone who has undergone the procedure can testify, the removal of a wisdom teeth can often be an unpleasant experience, but for one family this very procedure resulted in some unexpected benefits.

A 20-year-old college student Steven Lewis suffers from type one Diabetes, as does his 16-year-old sister. However, they both believe that one day their teeth will become a source of cure for their disease.

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Grace Century Holds its first “Meet and Greet” for Company Members

englandGrace Century CEO Scott Wolf traveled to London on June 15th, 2016, for the company’s first UK-based “get-together”, meeting approximately 20 UK Members of the firm. The Anglesea Arms in South Kensington served as the host, as Members shared a pint (or two) as well as some hor d’oeurves.

Joining the Members was Dr. Josh Siddiqui, one of Grace Century’s advisors, as well as James O’Rafferty, CEO of Sanbu LTD. Jim’s firm has been involved from the start by advising one of Grace’s projects, Provia Labs, to enter the European market as well as representing Proviasette, which is one of Provia’s Bio-Bank products for tissue storage.

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Should You “Bank” Your Teeth? Medics Say “Yes!”

Screen Shot 2016-05-29 at 1.45.15 PMOnce again we see the news media covering the recent scientific findings on stem cells and the significant progress made in recent years to give hope to finding cures for a wide scope of diseases and regrowth of tissues or bones.A recent video news feature on azfamily.com looks at the new methodologies of stem cells harvesting and in particular the use of babyteeth teeth as a source, with the article featuring Grace Century project partner Provia Labs and their dental stem cell storage product Store-A-Tooth as a perfect example of how the possibilities afforded by dental stems can become a clinical reality in the the future.

Patient can request the stem cells extraction from the removed teeth, with collected samples then being frozen and stored for possible use in years to come.

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