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Inside Tucson Business: Local company develops app to combat loneliness

Inside Tucson Business: Local company develops app to combat loneliness

When COVID-19 swept across the country earlier this year, it exacerbated an ongoing epidemic growing in recent years: isolation. Sociologists and public health experts have tracked a “loneliness epidemic” affecting the mental and physical health of a wide range of...

KVOA News 4 Tucson: Feeling lonely? There’s an app for that!

KVOA News 4 Tucson: Feeling lonely? There’s an app for that!

TUCSON (KVOA) - The COVID-19 Pandemic has not only brought on physical issues but emotional and mental problems as well. One-third of adults are chronically lonely. It is hard to identify members who are suffering - unlike diabetes, there is no "test" for loneliness....

Pyx Health Joins Coalition to End Social Isolation & Loneliness.

Pyx Health Joins Coalition to End Social Isolation & Loneliness.

Working to reform a health system that “leaves the lonely behind”Contact:      Matt RussellRussell Public Communications(520) 232-9840mrussell@russellpublic.comTucson, AZ (September 2, 2020) -- Pyx Health, a health care IT company targeting the surging loneliness and...

A Tucson Startup Tackles The Loneliness Epidemic

A Tucson Startup Tackles The Loneliness Epidemic

A Tucson Startup Tackles The Loneliness Epidemic Times of Entrepreneurship by by Joel Berg July 16, 2020 Cindy Jordan is neither a psychologist nor a techie, but she founded a company in 2017 that blends elements of both: Pyx Health. Based in Tucson, Arizona, the...

Banner Health Deploys App-Based Loneliness Interventions

Banner Health Deploys App-Based Loneliness Interventions

Banner Health Deploys App-Based Loneliness Interventions Reprinted with AIS Health permission from the June 4, 2020, issue of RADAR on Medicare Advantage When Banner Health Network (BHN) was vying for a spot in Arizona’s revamped $14 billion managed Medicaid program,...

Banner Health Deploys App-Based Loneliness Interventions

COVID Could Revolutionize How MAOs Address Isolated Seniors

Reprinted with AIS Health permission from the May 7, 2020, issue of RADAR on Medicare Advantage Since COVID-19 reached pandemic status in mid-March, Medicare Advantage and other insurers have had to swap out many of their face-to-face interactions with members for...

Pyx Health Secures $1.8 Million Series A4 Financing Round

Tucson, AZ (February 18, 2020) – Pyx Health, a healthcare IT startup created as a solution to the U.S. loneliness and social isolation epidemic, today announced it has completed a $1.8 million Series A4 round of financing led by Arizona Founders Fund, and entrepreneur Todd Davis, co-founder and former CEO of fraud protection giant, LifeLock. Pyx Health combines Artificial Intelligence and compassionate human interventions in an innovative, scalable solution for Medicaid and Medicare healthcare systems and their patients.