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Artificial Intelligence Helping Detect Neurodegenerative Diseases

by: Abigail Sabido | April 11, 2019 | Healthcare ,News and Tips
In February 2019, researchers from the US developed an Artificial intelligence (AI) - powered platform in detecting neurodegenerative diseases. Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital called the model the Precise Informatics Platform. Employing deep-learning algorithms, they were able to classify tauopathies like Alzheimer’s Disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. AI for…
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Job Fair at the Central Philippine University

by: Abigail Sabido | March 27, 2019 | Company
Xilium joined Central Philippine University’s (CPU) annual Campus Job Fair last 15 March 2019 in Iloilo City, Philippines. The recruitment team catered to queries of dozens of job-seekers and interviewed candidates throughout the day. We are one of 30 private companies invited by the university’s Career Placement Office in coordination with local and national government…
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Xilium Joins the Women’s Month Celebration pt. 2

by: Rey Palmares | March 13, 2019 | Culture
In continued celebration of Women’s Month, Xilium once again joins the University of San Agustin in the second installment of Babaye, Bulahan Ka! (Woman, You Are Blessed!): An Art and Photo Exhibit. Four days from the launch of the first art fair, this occasion is set in The Shops at Atria in Iloilo City, Philippines…
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Xilium Joins The Women’s Month Celebration

by: Rey Palmares | March 11, 2019 | Culture
Xilium is celebrating Women’s Month. On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019, Xilium joined the launching of Babaye, Bulahan Ka (Woman, You Are Blessed!): An Art and Photo Exhibit in the University of San Agustin in Iloilo City, Philippines. The event is part of Empower, a set of activities set all throughout March 2019 led…
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Study Finds Neutrophils Cause Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s

by: Abigail Sabido | March 6, 2019 | Healthcare
In February 2019, Dr. Jean Cruz Hernandez et. al. released the results of a study entitled Neutrophil adhesion in brain capillaries reduces cortical blood flow and impairs memory function in Alzheimer’s disease mouse models. Funded by Cornell University, the research showed what disrupts blood flow in brains of patients with Alzheimer’s. Using their mouse models,…
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Gut Blueprint for Better Understanding of Health and Diseases

by: Abigail Sabido | February 26, 2019 | Healthcare
In 2018, research led by Dr. Alexandre Almeida from the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) discovered nearly 2,000 new species of uncultured gut bacteria. Entitled A new genomic blueprint of the human gut microbiota, the study shed light into the field of gastrointestinal science and allowed new methods and discoveries to surface. Alternative computational tools in…
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Facebook as a Marketing Platform for Your Business

by: Chikee Tiu | February 6, 2019 | Business ,Security
Facebook This year, the number of Facebook users in the America is expected to reach 207.36 million. The increase is set to continue until 2022, with an expected number of 219.79 million users. This is a marketing opportunity for businesses, whether big or small. Facebook is the most popular social networking site today, and it’s…
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Xilium Stories: VMA Jovette Through the Computer Screen

by: Rey Palmares | January 16, 2019 | Culture ,Virtual Assistant Stories ,Xilium VAs
Technology can often leave us personally detached from the work that we do. When working with Virtual Medical Assistants (VMAs), this regularly happens because much of the interaction is through a computer screen. Jovette Virgula is one such VMA that clients in Xilium may have come across. Her character and quirks may often be overlooked…
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Mobile Devices: A Threat to HIPAA Security

by: Rey Palmares | December 14, 2018 | Business ,Company ,Security
Mobile devices have always been a controversial issue when it comes to PHI. This is predicted to grow more difficult in the ensuing years as US consumers are warming up to the idea of wearable devices that monitor their vitals. The Deloitte 2018 Healthcare Consumer Survey reveals that 60% of respondents are willing to make…
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The Digital Paper Trail and HIPAA Compliance

by: Rey Palmares | December 3, 2018 | Business ,Management ,Security ,Xilium VAs
Transitioning to paperless documentation is a difficult process in light of HIPAA standards. The process of storing information does not end after having converted these to digital EMRs. Rather, HIPAA continues and provides for a new set of rules in keeping these documents. There are two considerations: (1) the legal requirements of retention time and…