Insights & Perspectives
Why You (and Your Doctor) Should #KnowYourRisk for Opioid Addiction
Opioids are often prescribed following surgery or injury to manage moderate to severe pain—but they come with a risk of addiction. While everyone who takes prescription opioids is at risk for addiction, that risk is higher for some people than others.
What is Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Testing?
Just as your genes determine the basic truths of your biology—things like your height and eye and hair color—genes also determine how your body reacts to certain medications. No medication works the same for everyone; in fact, results can vary widely.
What is an FDA Breakthrough Device Designation?
FDA Breakthrough Device designation is granted to novel medical devices that have the potential to provide more effective treatment or diagnosis of life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating diseases or conditions.
COVID-19 is Worsening the Opioid Epidemic
As the U.S. continues to battle the national public health crisis presented by the COVID-19 global pandemic, our nation’s ongoing opioid epidemic is worsening. During the first three months of 2020, drug overdose fatalities increased by roughly 10%.
Introducing SOLVD Health, A Patient Intelligence Company
Our mission is to solve healthcare’s biggest challenges by bringing contextual and actionable health information to everyone, before they get sick. Our work is driven by our belief in creating a world where people don’t have to become patients.