Predictmedix Inc. and JUICEWORKS Announce Covid-19 Technology Deployments in North America
2020-08-17 09:00 ET - News Release
Predictmedix Inc. (CSE:PMED) (OTCQB:PMEDF) ("Predictmedix" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it is deploying it's COVID-19 symptom mass screening technology in partnership with JUICEWORKS EXHIBITS (Juiceworks) at Flow water along with a 24h retail pharmacy in Montreal.
Deployment at Flow Water:
North America's first sustainably-sourced-and-packaged alkaline spring water company, Flow Water (Flow), continues to pioneer and lead the way in the health and wellness arena. They recently partnered with Juiceworks to implement COVID-19 Safe Entry Solutions powered by Predictmedix COVID-19 mass screening AI technology. The technology was deployed on Friday, August 14, 2020.
Founded by serial entrepreneur Nicholas Reichenbach, Flow has grown exponentially since its inception in 2015 with facilities in both Canada and the USA. The Aurora plant is an ideal candidate for a beta site for COVID-19 Safe Entry Solutions. Wellness and social responsibility are hallmarks of the Flow brand, making this emerging technology a welcome enhancement to their existing robust COVID-19 policies. An industry frontrunner, Flow has been diligent in ensuring they are continually embracing new and innovative ways to keep every member of the Flow family healthy and safe, and thereby contribute to the greater health and safety of their communities.
"Flow is an essential business providing high-quality products that help people maintain their wellness and positivity during these difficult times. The effects of even one case of Coronavirus at a production facility could significantly impact our ability to meet our customers' needs and harm our amazing workforce, and I have a responsibility to do everything I can to prevent that. Having Safe Entry's technology here may provide an extra layer of safety for the Flow family and ultimately our communities, and we're glad to be able to pilot this technology here in our flagship facility.", said Nick Reichenbach, Founder and CEO of Flow Water.
"Flow's passionate approach to health and wellness is perfectly aligned with the Safe Entry value proposition. Our goal is to help organizations throughout North America welcome their staff each day with peace of mind, knowing they are doing everything in their power to keep them safe.", said Jonathan Auger, President and Founder of Juiceworks.
Deployment at the Montreal pharmacy:
COVID-19 Safe Entry Solutions powered by Predictmedix will also be deployed at a large pharmacy in Montreal. The pharmacy is a busy location in the Montreal area as well as the only 24 hours pharmacy in Montreal. The technology deployment is set to happen within the next 2-3 weeks.
"Pharmacies play a key part in the continuity of care as well as access to certain primary care services. This unique role puts us at a crossroad between Healthcare and Retail. Additional to our continued focus on the safety of our teams and our customers, we are committed to taking the required actions to maintain access to our services and products to our community. We are excited to be working with Predictmedix as their technology will contribute to our focus on safety and access to our pharmacy.", said Nabil Chikh, Pharmacist and Owner of the pharmacy.
"The launch of our technology at the Montreal pharmacy positions our technology in a new vertical which has a need for our screening technology. As a vital part of the healthcare system, pharmacies play an important role in providing medicines, therapeutics, vaccines, and critical health services to the public. Ensuring continuous function of pharmacies during the COVID-19 pandemic is important. Therefore, there is a need to implement technologies which can create a safer environment in pharmacies for the employees, customers, and patients", said Dr. Rahul Kushwah, COO of Predictmedix.
Disclaimer: "The Company is not making any express or implied claims that its product has the ability to eliminate, cure or contain the Covid-19 (or SARS-2 Coronavirus) at this time."
About Predictmedix Inc.
Predictmedix Inc. is an artificial intelligence ("AI") company developing disruptive tools for impairment testing and healthcare. It is intended that the Company's cannabis and alcohol impairment detection tools will be used across various workplaces and by law enforcement agents. Its technology uses facial and voice recognition to identify both cannabis and alcohol impairment by utilizing multiple features along with numerous different data points. Testing does not require any body fluids or human intervention, thereby helping to remove human error and the potential for discrimination and prejudice.
The Company is also developing AI based screening for the healthcare industry. The recent advent of COVID-19 pandemic has placed unprecedented stress on the global economy and highlights the need for tools to help screen mass populations for infectious diseases, with the hope of preventing pandemics in the future. In turn, Predictmedix Inc. is expanding its proprietary AI technology to screen for infectious diseases such as influenza and coronaviruses (COVID-19). Our current partners along with advisory board members have played a key role in gathering data pertaining to COVID-19, which has allowed us to develop a predictive mass screening tool for COVID-19. The technology is for mass screening and is to be used to predict and identify individuals who have the highest likelihood of being infected with COVID-19.
Additionally, psychiatric disorders such as depression, dementia and Alzheimer's disease can carry a significant burden and early identification is the key to better management. To help address this, the Company is also expanding its proprietary AI technology to screen for psychiatric and/or brain disorders such as depression, dementia and Alzheimer's disease. To find out more visit us at www.predictmedix.com
Founded in 1995 by Jonathan Auger, JUICEWORKS Exhibits began as a one-man team, servicing the exhibit marketing industry. Jon quickly earned the respect of clients and industry peers. This ultimately resulted in a substantial client increase and agency partners throughout North America. Today, with 2 North American locations (Toronto, Las Vegas), JUICEWORKS continues to deliver award-winning projects. Their exponential growth is evident in being recognized by Growth 500 as one of Canada's fastest growing companies 3 years running as well as Lenovo's small business of the year award for 2019. JUICEWORKS is acknowledged by clients globally as the go-to supplier for innovative design, quality craftsmanship and production. Their offerings include commercial space design and production, pop-up shops, custom exhibit/event fabrication, experiential marketing, mobile marketing initiatives, museums, and general contracting for events. To find out more, visit juiceworks.ca or getsafeentry.com.
Source: JUICEWORKS EXHIBITS
Flow is one of the fastest growing premium water brands in North America, offering naturally alkaline spring water in a range of flavors. Flow was founded in 2015 and is a B-Corp Certified company. Founded by serial entrepreneur Nicholas Reichenbach, Flow was introduced on the principal that naturally sourced spring water is one of the best forms of hydration. All Flow beverages are mindfully sourced from protected springs. Flow is packaged in a Tetra-Pak paper carton made from +/-75 percent renewable resources.
Due to its unique origins, Flow's water is filled with naturally occurring electrolytes, essential minerals, and an alkaline pH of 8.1. The Flow brand is available at over 20,000 retailers across the United States, Canada, and Europe including Whole Foods Market, Loblaws, Sobeys, Metro, Rexall, Farm Boy, Sprouts Farmers Market, CVS, Safeway, Wegmans, Harris Teeter, Walmart, Giant Eagle, Bristol Farms, Raley's, Vitamin Shoppe, and Planet Organic. For more information on Flow Alkaline Spring Water, please visit flowhydration.com, or follow Flow on social media; Instagram and Twitter and facebook.com/FlowHydration.