Author: Jenny Lu

All TreatGx users now have access to the updated treatment algorithms for Depression, Heart Failure - Fluid Retention, Chronic Pain - Trigeminal Neuralgia, and Hyperlipidemia.  Depression  In light of its recent approval in Canada and the US, esketamine nasal spray (Spravato) has been added to the Depression Augmentation/Adjunctive therapy options. Highlights include:  Approved by Health Canada for adjunctive use with an SSRI or...

All TreatGx users now have access to the updated treatment algorithms for Atrial Fibrillation – Anticoagulation and Anxiety – Social Anxiety Disorder. Atrial Fibrillation – Anticoagulation The updated atrial fibrillation anticoagulation algorithm provides a streamlined approach to medication options when initiating or switching between anticoagulants. Switching instructions have been updated...

GenXys, a health tech company focused on pharmacogenetic enhanced prescribing automation software, is pleased to announce that it has closed an oversubscribed seed round at $3 million. Led by Green Shield Canada, (GSC), with key investors including TELUS Ventures, Esplanade Ventures, Nimbus Synergies, and the...

We spoke to Erik Abel, former Director of Clinical Transformation, Highmark Health about his experiences in making system-level changes in healthcare and how well-designed clinical decision support systems (CDSS) can fit into that change. He started out in pharmacy as a specialist in cardiac surgery...

All TreatGx users now have access to the updated treatment algorithms for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and H. pylori Eradication. The GERD algorithm provides pharmacotherapy options for adults with mild/intermittent or moderate-severe GERD symptoms, and treatment options for pregnancy. The H. pylori Eradication algorithm provides pharmacotherapy options for adults...

All TreatGx users now have access to the updated treatment algorithm for Atrial Fibrillation – Rate Control. The updated Rate Control algorithm provides personalized medication treatment options for each patient based on whether they have certain cardiovascular comorbidities , including those with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, or hypertension. This algorithm continues to provide...

All TreatGx users now have access to the updated algorithms for Chronic Gout and Prevention of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory (NSAID)-Induced Gastrotoxicity.  Chronic Gout:  This comprehensive update incorporates information from the most recent clinical guidelines and literature, including updates from the American College of Rheumatology [1], BMJ Best Practice [2], and the European League Against Rheumatism [3].   New information about pharmacogenetic testing for select populations before starting...