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LASO Health launches LASO Plus, partners with Walmart
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LASO Health launches LASO Plus, partners with Walmart

LASO Health announced Tuesday it is collaborating with Walmart to offer its customers access to LASO's telehealth practitioners across all 50 states.San Antonio nephrologist Dr. Hamed Mizani launched LASO Health in early 2020 to improve patient access to healthcare. The company's first product is the LASO Local, a free mobile and desktop application that connects healthcare consumers directly to physicians, specialists, and healthcare services. Read more: LASO Health raises $8M for innovative healthcare platformThe San Antonio-based company's new membership program called LASO Plus gives LASO customers access to Walmart’s Health Virtual Care. LASO Plus monthly users can also access Walmart's round-the-clock telehealth services to book virtual urgent care visits 24/7/365 or ...
LASO Health raises $8M for innovative healthcare platform
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LASO Health raises $8M for innovative healthcare platform

We’ve all experienced the frustration of looking for a doctor to diagnose a concerning symptom, calling multiple practices to find the right one, and waiting weeks for an appointment at a final cost you discover only later. What if, in just minutes, you could search for local healthcare services, compare doctors and prices, and book an appointment at an upfront set price — by using a free app on your cellphone?This vision drove San Antonio nephrologist Dr. Hamed "Reza" Mizani to create LASO Health. The founder of the South Texas Renal Care Group is determined to improve patient access to healthcare. Over the past two decades as a practicing physician, Mizani has seen firsthand how patients suffer from the painful, costly complications of deferred healthcare.LASO Health is a mobile ...
GaitIQ Spots Early Signs of Alzheimer’s in Your Walk
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GaitIQ Spots Early Signs of Alzheimer’s in Your Walk

Can technology help predict your risk for Alzheimer’s disease years or decades before symptoms of dementia appear? One San Antonio team is working to do just that using deep learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze a video taken in your doctor’s office.Rick Morris is the San Antonio-based entrepreneur who founded GaitIQ, an early-stage digital health Software as a Service (SaaS) company in 2017. The GaitIQ cloud-based platform will give healthcare providers an affordable, easy-to-use application to measure a patient’s gait. The technology leverages machine vision, AI, and big data analytics to evaluate subtle changes in the way a person walks that have been linked to the risk for dementia.Changes in gait are important early warning sign of cognitive decline and emerge a...