NEW YORK, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtual Health Partners, Inc. (VHPGO), a virtual wellness and weight loss company, today announced a partnership with Pathway OME (a subsidiary of Pathway Genomics), a genetic testing and Artificial Intelligence healthcare interpretation company that assists large corporations and consumers with personalized wellness and medical treatment.
Pathway collects DNA through a simple at-home cheek swab process and provides easy-to-read results in less than three weeks. With this new partnership, Pathway customers will not only be able to discover insights into their DNA, they will now also be able to utilize that knowledge so they can focus on powerful lifestyle, fitness and diet changes through recommendations via the VHPGO app.
"This partnership between VHPGO and Pathway takes a holistic view of wellness and redefines what it means to live a healthy lifestyle," says CEO and Co-Founder of Virtual Health Partners, Jillian Bridgette Cohen. "Our customers now have the opportunity to evaluate genetic predispositions, gain insight into their nutritional needs and workout routines, and uncover a personal path to a healthier lifestyle."
Virtual Health Partners™ offers a comprehensive program recommended by physicians, wellness and health experts, along with medical device, nutritional supplement, genetic testing, pharmaceutical and fitness companies. The platform allows clients to complete their wellness care virtually anywhere, at any time, without physically having to travel.
"We believe that genetic testing and Artificial Intelligence is one step in the process of understanding each individual's personal path to a healthier lifestyle," said CIO and Founder of Pathway Genomics OME, Michael Nova, MD. "Knowledge is power, and VHPGO and Pathway together offer knowledge- based actionable solutions for health and wellness."
ABOUT VIRTUAL HEALTH PARTNERS™ Virtual Health Partners, Inc., an innovator in wellness and weight loss, offers a comprehensive program recommended by physicians, fitness, wellness and health experts around the world. The HIPAA compliant program includes live one-on-one nutrition appointments, fitness classes, and lifestyle modification coaching by a team of wellness specialists. Clients can only receive an invitation through a participating VHP partner - medical providers, fitness centers, medi-spas, pharmaceutical, medical device or nutritional supplement companies. All coaching is done through a mobile app, tablet, or computer, with live support available 7 days a week.
ABOUT PATHWAY GENOMICS CORPORATION® Founded in 2009, Pathway Genomics and its subsidiary Pathway OME have rapidly become a leader in the commercial healthcare industry. Pathway's success lies in its commitment to deliver innovative healthcare solutions. The company's program with Artificial Intelligence and IBM Watson is the first of its kind. The program is a smartphone "OS for Healthcare" app that merges artificial intelligence and deep learning with personal genetic information. The app provides users with personalized health and wellness information based on the individual's health and clinical history.