Medicover first in Europe to launch pilot project aimed at identifying patients at risk of colorectal cancer

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Medicover Polska is testing the ColonFlag modern solution that will allow to effectively identify patients at risk for colorectal cancer. The tool determines the risk of intestinal lesions by further analysing the results of a commonly performed blood test. The pilot project is being developed in collaboration with Medial EarlySign, an Israeli company that creates machine-learning systems in the area of data-driven medicine.
Dr Bożena Walewska-Zielecka becomes new Medical Director and joins the Medicover Board

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In June of this year, Dr Bożena Walewska-Zielecka was appointed to the Management Board of Medicover Sp. z o.o. and took over the post of Medical Director at Medicover. In her new role she will be responsible for medical quality, occupational medicine, prevention standards and the quality and risk management system, among others.
Nearly one in four Poles have thyroid dysfunction

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On one hand, weakness, excessive sleepiness, prone to freezing, weight gain and apathy. On the other, insomnia, feeling hot, weight loss, nervousness and irritability. All these symptoms can point to the dysfunction of the same gland - the thyroid. Experts estimate that more than 300 million people worldwide suffer from thyroid problems, but as many as half of them are not aware of the illness.
Medicover launches Health Innovators. Takes another step towards innovation.

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Medicover has launched a unit dedicated to healthcare innovation and collaboration with startups – Health Innovators by Medicover. It is a team whose mission is to implement innovative medical projects. As part of the project the company wants to build a community of innovators - made up of startups, patients and employees - and thus speed up the implementation of new solutions.
Lack of preventive health screening – an epidemic among men!

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More than 18 million men live in Poland [1]. If any disease concerned such a large group of people, we would undoubtedly recognise it as an epidemic. There is, however, one reason why men's health is not at its best. It is a general belief that there is no need to undergo preventive health screening tests, and they are consequently postponed. It is commonly believed that men care less about health than women, and that they only see a doctor when it is too late for prevention and specific therapeutic actions are needed. According to the Medicover Report "Work. Health. Economics "(survey of nearly 230,000 patients) as many as 68 percent of them are overweight or obese. It is one of the factors that, without proper control and effective treatment at an early stage, can lead to serious health consequences.
E-health, or how to manage your health by phone?

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Booking and cancelling appointments, synching appointments with your calendar on your smartphone. Ordering prescriptions for chronic medications. Viewing test results and referrals. Easy contact with your personal physician and the ability to find the appropriate solution to your medical problem. All this and much more is possible with the Medicover mobile application developed for patients in collaboration with the technology company LookSoft.
Penile implants: a modern method of treating erectile dysfunction

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As many as four million Poles may experience problems related to erectile dysfunction. The causes include urological or hormonal disorders, and very often - hypertension and diabetes. For patients who have not had satisfactory results using other methods, penile implants may be the solution.
By 2035, the number of patients with hypertension will increase by half

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On 17 May we celebrate World Hypertension Day. It is a good time to find out more about a disease that is the single strongest risk factor for mortality and many illnesses. According to the NATPOL survey, over 9 million people in Poland aged 18 to 79 suffer from hypertension. In turn, the POLSENIOR survey has shown that the disease affects approximately one million people over the age of 80. If this trend continues, by 2030 the number of patients with hypertension may increase by half. In response to these disturbing statistics two international organisations launched the May Measurement Month (MMM17), a worldwide screening campaign. One of the campaign partners in Poland is Medicover.
As many as 250,000 Poles will measure their blood pressure as part of a global screening campaign

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May Measurement Month, the largest international campaign for blood pressure measurement will begin in May. This is a global screening campaign initiated by the International Hypertension Association and the World Hypertension League. As part of the campaign, the organisers have set out to test more than 25 million people worldwide, including between 50,000 – 250,000 Poles. The campaign will take place from 1 to 31 May in over 100 countries on all continents. One of the campaign partners in Poland is Medicover.
Healthy baby - the challenge of modern times

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In 2016, over 382,000 births were recorded in Poland [1]. Research shows that two thirds of parents feed their children the wrong diet and expand their children’s diet too quickly [2]. The knowledge on how to take proper care of infants is still insufficient, which increases the risk of disease in later years. That is why regular medical check-ups for a newborn baby are so important to ensure that his health and development are constantly assessed. Constant paediatric care also enables parents to deepen their knowledge about the best ways to take care of their child's health.
Medicover first in Europe to launch pilot project aimed at identifying patients at risk of colorectal cancer

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Medicover Polska is testing the ColonFlag modern solution that will allow to effectively identify patients at risk for colorectal cancer. The tool determines the risk of intestinal lesions by further analysing the results of a commonly performed blood test. The pilot project is being developed in collaboration with Medial EarlySign, an Israeli company that creates machine-learning systems in the area of data-driven medicine.
Dr Bożena Walewska-Zielecka becomes new Medical Director and joins the Medicover Board

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In June of this year, Dr Bożena Walewska-Zielecka was appointed to the Management Board of Medicover Sp. z o.o. and took over the post of Medical Director at Medicover. In her new role she will be responsible for medical quality, occupational medicine, prevention standards and the quality and risk management system, among others.
Nearly one in four Poles have thyroid dysfunction

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On one hand, weakness, excessive sleepiness, prone to freezing, weight gain and apathy. On the other, insomnia, feeling hot, weight loss, nervousness and irritability. All these symptoms can point to the dysfunction of the same gland - the thyroid. Experts estimate that more than 300 million people worldwide suffer from thyroid problems, but as many as half of them are not aware of the illness.
Medicover launches Health Innovators. Takes another step towards innovation.

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Medicover has launched a unit dedicated to healthcare innovation and collaboration with startups – Health Innovators by Medicover. It is a team whose mission is to implement innovative medical projects. As part of the project the company wants to build a community of innovators - made up of startups, patients and employees - and thus speed up the implementation of new solutions.
Lack of preventive health screening – an epidemic among men!

temu

More than 18 million men live in Poland [1]. If any disease concerned such a large group of people, we would undoubtedly recognise it as an epidemic. There is, however, one reason why men's health is not at its best. It is a general belief that there is no need to undergo preventive health screening tests, and they are consequently postponed. It is commonly believed that men care less about health than women, and that they only see a doctor when it is too late for prevention and specific therapeutic actions are needed. According to the Medicover Report "Work. Health. Economics "(survey of nearly 230,000 patients) as many as 68 percent of them are overweight or obese. It is one of the factors that, without proper control and effective treatment at an early stage, can lead to serious health consequences.
E-health, or how to manage your health by phone?

temu

Booking and cancelling appointments, synching appointments with your calendar on your smartphone. Ordering prescriptions for chronic medications. Viewing test results and referrals. Easy contact with your personal physician and the ability to find the appropriate solution to your medical problem. All this and much more is possible with the Medicover mobile application developed for patients in collaboration with the technology company LookSoft.
Penile implants: a modern method of treating erectile dysfunction

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As many as four million Poles may experience problems related to erectile dysfunction. The causes include urological or hormonal disorders, and very often - hypertension and diabetes. For patients who have not had satisfactory results using other methods, penile implants may be the solution.
By 2035, the number of patients with hypertension will increase by half

temu

On 17 May we celebrate World Hypertension Day. It is a good time to find out more about a disease that is the single strongest risk factor for mortality and many illnesses. According to the NATPOL survey, over 9 million people in Poland aged 18 to 79 suffer from hypertension. In turn, the POLSENIOR survey has shown that the disease affects approximately one million people over the age of 80. If this trend continues, by 2030 the number of patients with hypertension may increase by half. In response to these disturbing statistics two international organisations launched the May Measurement Month (MMM17), a worldwide screening campaign. One of the campaign partners in Poland is Medicover.
As many as 250,000 Poles will measure their blood pressure as part of a global screening campaign

temu

May Measurement Month, the largest international campaign for blood pressure measurement will begin in May. This is a global screening campaign initiated by the International Hypertension Association and the World Hypertension League. As part of the campaign, the organisers have set out to test more than 25 million people worldwide, including between 50,000 – 250,000 Poles. The campaign will take place from 1 to 31 May in over 100 countries on all continents. One of the campaign partners in Poland is Medicover.
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