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Health Tech: How Technology Can Make an Important Impact on Our Overall Wellness

Calcium’s President, Sid Bala, was recently interviewed for Authority Magazine, as a part of their series, “Technology Making An Important Positive Social Impact”. Sid Bala is President of Calcium and serves on the Board of Directors. Calcium believes a healthier world starts with healthier decisions. Their digital health analytics platform provides individuals with access to […]

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Calcium Continues Expanding Health Data Connectivity

Data connections improves customer-focused growth that ensures they “think healthier.” Calcium, a digital health technology and data management company, is excited to announce their continued product and service connections with some of the world’s top medical laboratories, electronic medical records services, health information networks, and health device companies. Calcium’s growth throughout 2022 has been exceptional […]

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Health Data Technology Puts Patients’ Care First

Functional medicine practitioners can leverage the latest technology to improve their bottom line and their patient’s health outcomes. This article is the final in a three-part series on the importance of functional medicine (and health) for men and the benefits of technology for functional medicine practitioners. Functional medicine practitioners are at the forefront of providing […]

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Guys, Age is Just a Number

Good overall health leads to strong sexual health—and keeps you looking and feeling young This article is part of a series on the importance of functional medicine (and health) for men and how technology can be used to support a healthy lifestyle. In our previous article about functional medicine and aging, we highlighted technology solutions […]

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Technology and Functional Medicine: Solutions for Healthier Outcomes as Men Age

This article is the first in a three-part series on the importance of functional health for men and how technology can be used to support a healthy lifestyle. As we age, things become more difficult to do. You may be a bit slower walking up the stairs. Or more worried about slipping and hurting yourself. […]

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Using Wearable Tech to Think Healthier

Starting a healthy lifestyle and turning it into a routine can be daunting to say the least. If you’ve struggled with your weight, have had fitness goals fall by the wayside, or you’ve been diagnosed with a medical issue that can be helped with improved diet and exercise, it can be a shock to your […]

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Calcium and Limitless Male Clinic Join Forces to Help Men Improve—and Keep Track of—Their Health

Effort leverages cutting-edge technology to result in better health outcomes Chicago, IL — (August 25, 2022) – Calcium, a digital health analytics and data management company, and Limitless Male Medical Clinic, a medical clinic that provides personalized lifestyle treatment services for men, are excited to announce a unique collaboration that is focused on helping men […]

Technology Helps Patients With Diabetes Lower Their A1C

Technology Helps Patients With Diabetes Lower Their A1C

Diabetes is a global problem. There are over half a billion Type 1 and Type 2 diabetics around the world with varying degrees of access to health care information, care, and funding. In the United States alone, almost 40 million diabetics face severe health risks due to accompanying chronic conditions like heart disease, stroke, and […]

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Leveraging Technology: Helping Private Practices Control Costs and Improve Outcomes

Calcium’s perioperative management support platform enhances operations, patient relations Healthcare providers, no matter the specialty, face many challenges when trying to provide the best care possible to their patients include: Controlling costs and improving efficiencies for the practice Finding and retaining high-quality staff Coordinating procedures with hospitals and the patient’s primary care physician Keeping the […]

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Understanding Diabetes

Diabetes adversely affects almost one billion people worldwide. It’s a complex and complicated disease that has many associated causes (poor diet, lack of access to health information) and effects (heart disease, stroke, etc.). Because of its complexity there are hundreds of terms that an individual with diabetes will have to understand as they live with […]

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Using Technology To Stay Secure and Compliant

Calcium Featured in HR.com Companies need to have clear strategies and plans in place to confront unexpected circumstances that affect their workforce. HR leaders are often at the frontlines of answering the tough questions about compliance, meeting employee expectations of workplace policies, and developing procedures to ensure employees work in a safe, productive environment. Leveraging […]

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Calcium’s Personalized Pathways for Better Experience and Procedural Outcomes

Calcium was recently included in BONEZONE, a leading publication for orthopedic product development engineers, global sourcing professionals and device company executives. Their piece reviews both present and future state and how orthopedic companies are approaching technology. An excerpt of their piece, Orthopedic Companies Add Patient Monitoring to Digital Suites, is included below. Tech startup Calcium […]

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Mobile App Daily – Calcium App Review

Calcium Reviewed in Mobile App Daily During its recent review of the updated Calcium app, the Mobile App Daily team shared their experiences with Calcium’s medical records and health data management (and sharing) functionalities. Calcium App Review – A Reliable Healthcare Monitor The Healthcare sector across the globe has seen many innovations and improvements within […]

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Can the Global Obesity Epidemic Be “Solved?”

Several solutions are available to help manage and prevent obesity—but we must work together This is the third and final article in a series on public health and chronic condition awareness in the United States that Calcium is sharing to highlight the importance of Thinking Healthier. In observance of World Obesity Day (March 4, 2022), […]

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What HR Needs to Know About Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers

Human Resources Director recently included several takeaways from Calcium’s recent webinar for Human Resource executives. “HR leaders need to stay up to date with the ever-changing requirements for COVID-19 in the workplace and communicate that information throughout the company,” said Dawn Adams, president of HResults, a Hartland, WI-based HR consulting firm. Read the full article […]

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HealthChampion Reinforces Company’s Commitment to ‘Thinking Healthier’ with New Name, Calcium

HealthChampion, a digital health analytics and data management company, has changed its name and is now called Calcium. The company will continue to empower healthier lives with intuitive digital tools. The company rebrand was effective Dec. 11, 2021. “We’re thrilled to begin this new journey with our customers as Calcium,” says Sid Bala, President of […]

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Calcium Growth Continues With Naming Sid Bala as President

Health-tech Veteran Leading Company’s Expansion Calcium, a leading digital health analytics company, is pleased to announce Sid Bala has been named president. Bala has served as a board member since June 2020. He started as president of Calcium in August 2021. “I am inspired every day to be part of a company that is positively […]

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Calcium Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Card Secure Upload

Privacy and HIPAA compliance drivers for new free feature Calcium, a leading digital health, and analytics company announced today the release of its secure COVID-19 vaccination card upload feature in its mobile app. Leveraging the existing platform that has been utilized by employers nationwide for symptom assessment since the start of the pandemic, and later, […]

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Calcium Releases Study of U.S. Counties with Highest (and Lowest) Prevalence of Chronic Diseases

While most of the high-prevalence counties are concentrated in the South, chronic conditions are trending up across the nation. Calcium, a leading digital health, and analytics company, has published a study of the counties in the U.S. with the highest prevalence of chronic health conditions. The report, along with an infographic map is available for […]

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Calcium Launches New Provider Platform for Empowering and Guiding Patients with Chronic Conditions

Finally, A Smarter Approach to Care Management for Chronic Illnesses Calcium, a leading digital health, and analytics company has announced the launch of its revolutionary Chronic Care solution, a robust platform for healthcare providers and their chronic illness patients. According to a 2017 RAND study, 60% of Americans live with at least one chronic condition. […]

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Calcium Appoints Jordan Dolin to Board of Directors

Calcium Appoints Jordan Dolin to Board of Directors: Thirty-year, three-time startup veteran joins the leadership team Calcium, a digital health analytics company and creator of the world’s first consumer-driven health platform, today announced the appointment of Jordan Dolin, an intrepid entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience as a founder and operator. He has [...]

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Calcium Names Brian Shannon Managing Partner, Sales

Twenty-year healthcare sales veteran joins leadership team, guides rollout of platform’s new perioperative care offering. Calcium, a digital health analytics company and creator of the world’s first consumer-driven health platform, today announced the newest member of its leadership team Brian Shannon, who will serve as Managing Partner, Sales. Reporting directly to Calcium’s CEO Terrence M. [...]

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Calcium Announces $5M Seed Funding

Digital health analytics company empowers consumers to own their health data. Calcium, a digital health analytics company and creator of the world’s first consumer-driven health platform, announces the closing of $5 million in seed round funding. Since its founding in 2018, the Calcium platform has connected tens of thousands of consumers to their own health […]

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Calcium Announces Acquisition of Alligatortek

Alligatortek CEO Joins Company’s Board of Directors Calcium, a digital health analytics company and creator of the world’s first consumer-driven health platform, today announced the completion of its acquisition of alligatortek, an award-winning software development company and Microsoft partner, also headquartered in Chicago.  As part of the acquisition, alligatortek President and CEO Sid Bala will [...]

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Calcium Announces Inaugural Expert Advisory Board

Leaders in healthcare, technology tapped to guide product innovation Calcium, a digital health analytics company and creator of the world’s first consumer-driven health platform, today announced the formation of its Advisory Board comprised of physicians, healthcare experts, and technology innovators.  The Advisory Board will serve to inform Calcium’s product development and business strategy as it […]

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Calcium Appoints John Papadia to Board of Directors

Data analytics veteran will help guide rollout strategy of platform that provides automatic access to health records and remote care capabilities Calcium, a digital health analytics company and creator of the world’s first consumer-driven health platform, today announced the appointment of John Papadia, founder of Nousot, which builds AI-powered predictive analytics solutions, to its board of […]

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Calcium Announces Acquisition of alligatortek

Move will quadruple team to accelerate delivery of its platform which provides automatic access to health records and remote care capabilities Chicago, IL – April 21, 2020 – Calcium, a digital health analytics company and creator of the world’s first consumer-driven health platform, today announced it will be acquiring alligatortek, an award-winning software development company and […]

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Calcium on NBC: Health at home in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

Terrence M. Ryan, CEO of Calcium, was recently interviewed by NBC 5 Chicago’s Charlie Wojciechowski to discuss the increasing demand for supporting your health at home in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s what they had to say. Chicago-based Calcium helps you manage your medical data. That is especially important now, according to company CEO Terrence […]

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Calcium Offers Free Access to COVID-19 Symptom Tracker

Essential businesses can also use app to support employees’ health and manage reporting requirements CHICAGO,  IL –  Calcium, a digital health analytics company and creator of the world’s first consumer-driven health platform, today announced it is offering free access to its new COVID-19 tracker with symptom assessment. Since the explosive spread of the novel coronavirus across […]

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Why Patients Need to Control Their Own Health Data

We’re in the throes of a global pandemic. Healthcare providers must focus on fighting COVID-19, but we can’t afford to ignore the reason we’re going into this fight blind. Our best weapon is our own healthcare data. We are going to learn many things from this pandemic, not least of which is that the way we […]

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Low-Impact Exercises for Health and Wellness

Low-impact exercise is a form of exercise that involves less impact with the floor or the ground and less strain on your joints. High-impact exercises such as running and performing jumping jacks are higher in intensity and harder on the body. Some exercises, such as swimming or biking, are no-impact, meaning that these movements don’t […]

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As National Demand for Consumer-Driven Healthcare Grows, Calcium Opens New Corporate Headquarters in Chicago

Learn More About Open Roles and Partnership Opportunities Calcium, a digital health analytics company and creator of the world’s first consumer-driven health platform, today announced the formal launch of its headquarters in Chicago. The news follows a year of strong business growth and momentum for the company’s people-driven health movement. The new space has been designed [...]

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Built In Chicago: 50 Startups to Watch 2020

Technology is Chicago’s fastest-growing industry sector, having grown more 270 percent over the last decade, according to World Business Chicago. And 2019 was a model year that not only encapsulated the growth of technology in the city but also positioned Chicago for further success in 2020 and beyond. Influential leaders in tech launched Chicago’s Plan for 2033, […]

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Maintaining Your Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented people around the world with both physical and mental health challenges. Staying strong and healthy both physically and emotionally while social distancing can be difficult. If circumstances force you to quarantine, look for ways to stay connected virtually with others even if you can’t visit with people outside of your […]

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Calcium partners with Validic to give consumers and providers access and insight into health data

Validic becomes first company to join Calcium’s partner program for companies committed to enabling people to own their health Calcium, the first platform giving people unprecedented control over their health information to improve their individual health goals and outcomes, today announced a new partnership with Validic, a streaming platform that connects personal health data from […]

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Media Post: Google to analyze millions of healthcare records, demonstrates intentions for Fitbit data

Calcium’s CEO, Terrence M. Ryan, shared his thoughts on Google’s partnership with Ascension in a recent MediaPost article. Here’s what Terry had to say: Terry Ryan, CEO and founder of Calcium, a health data management platform that already pulls in information from wearables, apps, medical devices, healthcare providers, said the “P” in the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) stands for portability, not privacy. […]

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Startup Milwaukee Week: Solving the technical interview

Startup Milwaukee Week is designed to connect, educate, and celebrate entrepreneurship in Southeast Wisconsin. The week’s programming showcases the community’s emerging companies while highlighting the resources and organizations available to foster support for entrepreneurs on their journey. The week will feature 40+ events hosted by 40+ partner organizations in the community. Join us Friday, November 15th […]

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Digital Health Age: How a data gathering service aims to make people health champions

Ian Bolland spoke to Terrence Ryan, CEO and founder of Calcium. The company looks to gather health data from apps, medical devices and wearables, and give consumers tools to use their EHRs to monitor, manage and optimise their health. Tell us about Calcium. Where did the idea come from? I have spent a few decades […]

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Good Health in School: Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Kid

As every parent knows, kids have tremendous energy and are constantly growing. And all that energy and growth requires a lot of feeding and eating. Our children’s brains also need to stay engaged when they’re learning all day, and this requires a healthy diet filled with vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. To protect kids’ health […]

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Crain’s Chicago Business: Notable Entrepreneurs

Crain’s Chicago released their 2019 Notable Entrepreneurs list, which includes the top 44 business people who have identified needs and opportunities in the market, organized and run companies, and taken on greater than normal financial risks. Terry Ryan, founder and CEO of Calcium, was named a notable entrepreneur on the Crain’s top 44 business people list.   Terry […]

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Business Insider: Nick Biernat on cybersecurity in healthcare

Nick Biernat, Manager of Information Services and Compliance of Calcium recently shared his insights with Business Insider Intelligence. Here’s what the pros are saying: What’s the biggest contributor to the poor state of cybersecurity in healthcare? Currently the biggest contributor to the poor state of cybersecurity in healthcare is a lack of awareness and training. […]

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Business Insider: Terrence M. Ryan on the digital boom and healthcare

Terry Ryan, CEO of Calcium, recently provided his insights to Business Insider Intelligence along with Patrick de la Roza, Co-Founder and CEO of EASE. Here are some of their thoughts about the areas of healthcare yet to be impacted by the digital boom. They discuss on critical areas such as Chronic Care Management, Hospice Care […]

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Calcium Launches HIPAA-Compliant COVID-19 Screening App for Employers

Easy-to-use and customizable app pre-screens employees before they come to work Calcium has announced the launch of its HIPAA-compliant COVID-19 solution for businesses and organizations returning to work or ramping up during the pandemic.  The app allows employees to prescreen themselves in less than a minute, before they leave for work. The solution also provides employers with a dashboard [...]

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What’s in my electronic health record (EHR) and who can access it?

Understanding and harnessing the powerful potential of EHRs The U.S. and much of the world is undergoing a profound transformation in how medical and health records are created, stored, used and shared. The digitization of health records has been a huge and expensive undertaking, but at least in the U.S., almost 99% of health systems, […]

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Full HIPAA compliance verification for Calcium

Calcium Continues Meeting High Standards for Consumer Protection For Immediate Release Calcium — the world’s first platform giving people unprecedented control over their healthcare information to improve their individual health goals and outcomes — is now fully HIPAA compliant. With the fundamental belief that people should be able to access their own health data as [...]

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What are personal health records?

Why Consumers Need to Take Control of Their PHR Remember the last time you were sick and had to go to your doctor or even hospital? The nurses and physicians probably bombarded you with questions, conducted physical exams and maybe even ran some blood tests. Their notes, test results, diagnoses, prescriptions and treatment all went into your […]

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WisconsinInno spotlights Calcium launch

Terrence Ryan believes accessing personal health data should be as easy as accessing your credit score. As published in WisconsinInno: https://www.americaninno.com/wisconsin/tech-news-wisconsin/healthcare-startup-healthchampion-opens-milwaukee-office/, for anyone who has struggled to obtain their healthcare records from various physicians, specialists, hospitals and insurance companies, it sounds like a lofty proposition. But for Ryan, the skepticism is just further proof of […]

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Calcium opens new office in Milwaukee

Chicago-based Consumer Health-Tech Startup Will Double in Size in 2019 Milwaukee, Wisc. March 18, 2019 – Calcium, the world’s first healthcare platform to give consumers unprecedented control over their healthcare information, announces the opening of its Milwaukee office. Calcium believes accessing your health data and score should be as easy as accessing your credit score. […]

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Consumer health startup opens Milwaukee office

Calcium Consolidates Patient Records Calcium, a Chicago-based consumer health startup, has opened an office at 234 Florida St. in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood. The 4,000-square-foot office currently houses 20 employees, and the company plans to hire another 20 Milwaukee employees this year, said Terrence Ryan, chief executive officer and founding partner of Calcium. It has about […]

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Blogher Conference

We are eager to meet with entrepreneurs, content creators, media makers, bloggers, and influencers at the Blogher Conference 2019. Here at Calcium we understand that there isn’t just one path to reaching your health destiny. Wellness is multifaceted and can be an empowering community effort. Join us at the conference to learn more about our vision […]