Digital health predictions for 2022: Assessing the future of consumer-based data integration

The Covid-19 pandemic created a whirlwind of changes to healthcare and brought in a new era of digital health that has redefined patient care and will remain the top focus in the industry for many years to come. Here are my predictions for 2022. The enhancement of biometric data collection and what that means for the patient and physician It has become increasingly simple to monitor a patient’s health in the comfort of their home. In fact, home-based wearable and implantable biosensors, such a

AZZ Inc. Appoints Philip A. Schlom as Chief Financial Officer

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AZZ Inc. (NYSE: AZZ), a global provider of metal coating services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services, today announced the appointment of Philip A. Schlom as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effectively immediately. Mr. Schlom has been serving the Company as Interim Chief Financial Officer since May 2020. Mr. Schlom, 56, joined AZZ in October 2019 as the Vice President,

AZZ Inc. Announces Departure of Paul W. Fehlman and Appoints Philip Schlom as Interim Chief Financial Officer

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AZZ Inc. (NYSE: AZZ), a global provider of metal coating services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services, today announced that Paul W. Fehlman, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be leaving the Company on May 31, 2020 to pursue other business opportunities. The Company has appointed Philip Schlom, the Company's Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, to assume the role of Interim Chie

Alzheimer's Association Confronts Stigma

The North Central Texas Alzheimer's Association chapter, which covers Parker County, is celebrating Alzheimer's Awareness month and collaborating with the Dallas & Northeast Texas Chapter to talk about the how stigma can prevent healthy decisions and conversations about the disease. Detecting the disease as early as possible is critical, said North Central Texas Chapter Public Affairs Coordinator Elizabeth Sehon. “Early detection is incredibly important. The association is encouraging families

In touching photos, these twins dressed as brides with ailing dad

Dressed in wedding gowns and holding bridal bouquets, they kissed him on his cheeks and linked arms. Though twins Becca and Sarah Duncan weren’t actually getting married, they captured the tender father-daughter wedding-day moments with their ailing dad. The Duncan sisters posed for a photo shoot with dad Scott Duncan, who has Alzheimer’s disease, mindful that their dream of having their beloved father give them away and dance at their weddings one day may not come true. “We had the idea to ta

'For a few minutes, I'll be closer to him': Woman skydives for Alzheimer's

On the longest day of the year, people across the globe took time to honor patients and caregivers of a time-robbing disease: Alzheimer's. “It is the longest day and this is a long disease. It’s not something that’s going to happen overnight, it does take our loved ones,” said Jan Draper, 76, whose husband Gary Draper died last year after fighting Alzheimer’s for 13 years.

The Story Behind These Single Twin Sisters' Wedding Photos Will Make You Cry

We're no strangers to shedding a tear or two over an especially beautiful wedding, but these special wedding photos of Texas twin sisters with their father have us choked up—minus the nuptials. Instead, it is the reason these single sisters decided to dress up in wedding gowns and take photographs with their father that has us practically ugly crying. Twin sisters Becca and Sarah Duncan, 23, had the idea to pose for wedding pictures—despite not being engaged—with their father Scott, who is suff

Sigma Kappa Becomes Top Fundraiser for Alzheimer's Association

TCU’s Sigma Kappa was this year’s top fundraiser in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Kappa Eta chapter of Sigma Kappa raised $33,594.54 on Oct. 22 for the Alzheimer’s Association’s North Central Texas chapter during the 2016 walk. “It was a pretty significant lead, which we were grateful for everything,” said Elizabeth Sehon-Harris, Alzheimer’s Association public affairs coordinator. “But [Sigma Kappa] really came in large.” The Kappa Eta chapter was also the fourth biggest fundraising