Cognitive Assessments

COVID-19: Cognitive Assessment and Training Market (2020-2024)- Roadmap for Recovery | Cost-effective Online Cognitive Assessments to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio | Business Wire | 9/11/2020

… Applications Inc., MedAvante-ProPhase Inc., Pearson Plc, Posit Science Corp., Quest Diagnostics Inc., and Signant Health. are some of the major market participants. What are the key market drivers and challenges? Cost-effective online cognitive assessments are among the major factors driving the market. However, credibility concerns restraints the market growth. How big is the North America market? The North America region will contribute 33% of market growth. The market …

Newzera Interview Experience | 9/6/2020

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Cognitive assessments are important in recruitment | 9/1/2020

… definitely help you in making decisions on the basis of data obtained from the various assessments. You can receive full information from the service provider about the details of the cognitive assessment. The online cognitive assessments are more useful and efficient as they provide you a complete report of the results which are obtained from these assessments. The data that we collect using online mode is always more reliable as …

Amgen Announces Positive Data From Phase 3B Study Of Repatha® (Evolocumab) In Pediatric Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia At ESC Congress 2020 | PR Newswire | 8/29/2020

… lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C), apolipoprotein B (ApoB), total cholesterol/HDL-C ratio, and ApoB/apolipoprotein A1 (ApoA1) ratio. Further safety evaluations included Tanner staging, hormone levels, carotid intimal medial thickness, and computer-based cognitive assessments . About Amgen in the Cardiovascular Therapeutic Area Building on more than three decades of experience in developing biotechnology medicines for patients with serious illnesses, Amgen is dedicated to addressing important scientific questions to advance …

Cognitive Assessments Used in Occupational Therapy Practice: A Global Perspective | 8/26/2020

… This inconsistent use of standardized assessments appears prevalent around the globe. In Brazil, for example, the majority of outcome measures have not been validated for use in clinical practice [ 8 ], and only a few cognitive assessments have been cross-culturally adapted for use in the Brazilian culture and language. In accordance with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health [ 9 ], occupational therapists working in cognitive rehabilitation can evaluate an …

MIND Matters | Quarterly Newsletter | Summer 2020 | 8/26/2020

… of research, mentorship, and service, UCI MIND bids a grateful farewell to senior neuropsychologist, Malcolm Dick, PhD, who will begin retirement this fall. During his tenure with UCI MIND, Dr. Dick conducted neuropsychological and cognitive assessments with over 10,000 participants as part of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center longitudinal study and the California Alzheimer’s Disease Center program. Patients and families have long revered Dr. Dick for his professional, compassionate nature …

Neurocognitive robot-assisted rehabilitation of hand function: a randomized control trial on motor recovery in subacute stroke | 8/25/2020

… from baseline in the upper extremity part of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment (FMA-UE) after the intervention, which was compared between groups using equivalence testing. Secondary outcome measures included upper limb motor, sensory and cognitive assessments , delivered therapy dose, as well as questionnaires on user technology acceptance. Results Thirty-three participants with stroke were enrolled. 14 subjects in the robot-assisted and 13 subjects in the conventional therapy group completed …

Consideraciones a saber sobre jugar brain games | 8/20/2020

… encontrar nuevos amantes del placer online.The Guardian : “Sus mini juegos se enfocan en memoria y atención, con sobrado detalle en sus comentarios sobre tu desempeño.”Confirm that you want to offer training and/or cognitive assessments to your family or friends.You are going to create a family account. This account is designed to give your family members access to CogniFit evaluations and training.En comprar aquest article, fas una transacció amb …

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Offering Continuing Medical Education Program for Physicians on September 10th | PR Newswire | 8/19/2020

… Physicians can register by clicking here . The Removing the Barriers: It’s Time for a Check Up from the Neck Up CME program aims to address the challenges faced by primary care physicians in providing cognitive assessments and remove barriers to cognitive screenings. Participating physicians are eligible to receive 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits through the American College of Surgeons (ACS). “Cognitive screenings are an important part of a good …

The Predictive Index Celebrates Eight Awards Highlighting Innovation, Company Culture and Growth | Business Wire | 8/18/2020

… the employee attitude surveys completed by company staff in late March. CA Certificate Award 2020 : The Predictive Index Cognitive Assessment™ earned its certificate of conformity, reflecting the quality, validity, reliability, and fairness of its cognitive assessments . In doing so, The Predictive Index Cognitive Assessment™ joins the PI Behavioral Assessment™, which was certified by the EFPA Testing Review Model in 2018. “These achievements serve as a testament to the impact of …

jugar brain games online para tontos | 8/16/2020

… made solutions for behavior problems which tackle the root cause.Si se te queda la pantalla en bruno en algunos juegos, prueba a desactivar AdBlock Más informaciónConfirm that you want to offer training and/or cognitive assessments to your family or friends.You are going to create a family account. This account is designed to give your family members access to CogniFit evaluations and training.es una lástima que nos hayan hecho un …

Apathy, but not depression, predicts all-cause dementia in cerebral small vessel disease | BMJ | 8/14/2020

… diagnosed in a memory clinic or equivalent clinical service; panel consensus between a neurologist and clinical neuropsychologist that the clinical picture met DSM-5 criteria for dementia after blind review of medical records and cognitive assessments or Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) 24, indicative of cognitive impairment, 19 and an Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) ≤7, indicating reduced capabilities in daily living. 20 The date of dementia was defined …

Modifications in Cognitive Interventions for Geriatric Individuals with Vision Impairments to Improve Quality of Life | 8/14/2020

Vision impairments are more prevalent in geriatric individuals with dementia. The most widely used cognitive screening assessments, used before the diagnosis of dementia, consist of testing items that involve vision modalities. However, there is limited knowledge about modifications for cognitive assessments that accommodate individuals with these comorbidities. This could affect diagnosing dementia and monitoring the progress of people with dementia (PwD) and visual impairments. Consequently, this creates a burden on …

Cambridge Cognition collaborates in virtual study for COVID-19 healthcare workers | 7/15/2020

… COVID-19 positive patients. This virtual study will take place over 6-12 months with up to 500 participants. The project is charity funded and Cambridge Cognition are supporting the project by providing the digital cognitive assessments . Many healthcare workers worldwide are experiencing high levels of stress as they work on the frontline caring for COVID-19 positive patients. Stress negatively affects the immune system 1 , which in turn can increase …

New Study Finds Novel Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Protocol Can Improve Cognitive Function of Healthy Older Adults | PR Newswire | 7/15/2020

… who underwent either HBOT(n=33) or a control period (n=30) for three months. The study’s primary endpoint included a change in general cognitive function measured by a standardized comprehensive battery of computerized cognitive assessments before and after the intervention or control. Cerebral blood flow (CBF) was evaluated by a novel magnetic resonance imaging technique for brain perfusion. “Age-related cognitive and functional decline has become a significant concern …

New hyperbaric oxygen therapy protocol can improve cognitive function of older adults | 7/15/2020

… who underwent either HBOT (n=33) or a control period (n=30) for three months. The study’s primary endpoint included a change in general cognitive function measured by a standardized comprehensive battery of computerized cognitive assessments before and after the intervention or control. Cerebral blood flow (CBF) was evaluated by a novel magnetic resonance imaging technique for brain perfusion. “Age-related cognitive and functional decline has become a significant concern …

Negative Thinking and Dementia | 7/14/2020

… a provocative new study published in the journal Alzheimer’s and Dementia. For this study scientists carefully measured the cognitive function of 292 middle-age to older study subjects over a four-year period. The cognitive assessments included measures of memory, spatial cognition, attention, and language. The study subjects also had their thinking patterns regularly monitored over two of the four years by responding to a series of questions. The thought …

Product Update: Protocol Manager | 7/13/2020

By BrainCheck We introduced BrainCheck’s protocols feature to help clinicians to simplify and customize they use with their patients. Our latest update adds functionality to this feature, allowing customers to create multiple protocols within the platform. Why Customize Cognitive Assessments ? The protocols feature of the BrainCheck platform has been very helpful for clinicians. Creating a custom protocol allows the administrator to line up a series of assessments and screeners to …

Research Shows BrainCheck Assessments Comparable to Traditional Paper Testing | 7/8/2020

Recently, our research team completed a study validating digital cognitive assessments administered with against their respective traditional pen and paper counterparts. Here, we share the results of this study. Research Focus and Participants At BrainCheck, we use a wide range of assessments to measure a person’s cognitive function. Some of these assessments are based on well-established measures, which have traditionally been completed using pen and paper. In these cases …

Low, moderate drinking tied to better cognitive function later in life | 7/8/2020

… Zhang and colleagues conducted a prospective cohort study of participants from the Health and Retirement Survey, which includes a nationwide representative sample of middle-aged and older adults. Those included in the study completed cognitive assessments from 1998 through 2008 and participated in at least three biannual surveys that collected health and economic information. The researchers categorized participants as never drinkers, current drinkers and former drinkers based on their responses …

What Are the Minimal Detectable Changes in SDMT and Verbal Fluency Tests for Assessing Changes in Cognitive Performance in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis and Non-Multiple Sclerosis Controls? | 7/7/2020

… multiple sclerosis (PwMS) and can impact on activities of daily living. The capacity to differentiate real changes from background statistical noise induced by human, instrumentational, and environmental variations inherent to the evaluation would improve cognitive assessments . Objective: To assess the short-term reproducibility of cognitive tests in non-multiple sclerosis (non-MS) persons and PwMS. Methods: Sixty-two PwMS and 19 non-MS persons performed 2 measurements, 1 week apart …

Vaccinex Provides Update of Potentially Pivotal SIGNAL Clinical Trial in Huntington’s Disease | Globe Newswire | 7/7/2020

… disease progression, late prodromal (DCL 2 or 3). Co-primary endpoints for the first group are Clinical Global Impression of Change (CGIC) from baseline through 18 months of treatment and a family of selected cognitive assessments from the Huntington’s Disease Cognitive Assessment Battery (HD-CAB). Secondary endpoints for this group include Quantitative Motor assessments (Q-Motor) and TFC. For the consolidated group, the single primary endpoint will be TFC and …

Clinical and pathologic features of cognitive-predominant corticobasal degeneration | 7/6/2020

… patients had prominent cognitive, not motor, symptoms. Adjudication of suitability for inclusion was made by thorough review of medical records by 2 neurologists and 1 psychologist. The psychologist and neurologists reviewed records and assigned cognitive assessments independently and blinded to final classification. Thirty-one cases with a final clinical diagnosis of CBS (CBD-CBS) were selected for comparison, matching CBD-Cog as closely as possible to CBD-CBS for age …

Cognitive Assessment and Training Market 2020-2024 | Cost-Effective Online Cognitive Assessments to Boost Growth | Technavio | Business Wire | 7/1/2020

… Cognition Holdings Plc, CogniFit Ltd., Cogstate Ltd., ImPACT Applications Inc., MedAvante-ProPhase Inc., Pearson Plc, Posit Science Corp., Quest Diagnostics Inc., and Signant Health are some of the major market participants. Cost-effective online cognitive assessments will offer immense growth opportunities. To make the most of the opportunities, market vendors should focus more on the growth prospects in the fast-growing segments, while maintaining their positions in the slow-growing …

Qr8 Health™ announces the launch of PST Snapshot™ and Cognition Snapshot™, rapid digital cognitive function tests designed to screen domains of memory and processing speed commonly affected in neurological disorders | PR Newswire | 6/30/2020

… use in clinical practice which traditionally has not had the time or resources to routinely measure cognitive function,” said Vincent Owens , Qr8 Health President and CEO, “We believe the ability to have regular, standardized cognitive assessments in everyday clinical practice will arm health care professionals with important information that will lead to interventions and improved patient outcomes”. PST Snapshot is a validated digital application based on the symbol-digit modalities …

NIH

Medical Care Corporation Achieves Phase I Milestone in Study to Detect Pre-Symptomatic Alzheimer’s Disease | PR Newswire | 3/24/2020

… Funded by a $1.2 million Fast Track Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the study is led by principle investigator Dr. William Shankle , M.D., M.S., MCC’s Chief … their brain health, and a proprietary dataset of two million cognitive assessments that facilitates ongoing R&D and further model development. Research reported in this release was supported by the National Institute on Aging of …

Medical Care Corporation Receives Funding to Validate Its Digital Biomarkers for Detecting Pre-Symptomatic Alzheimer’s Disease | PR Newswire | 11/4/2019

… adults. The $1.2 million Fast-Track Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant was awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The validation study will be led by principle investigator Dr. William Shankle , M.D., M.S … their brain health, and a proprietary dataset of two million cognitive assessments that facilitates ongoing R&D and further model development. Contact: Karen Kalil for Medical Care Corporation [email protected] (714) 371-6783 SOURCE Medical Care …

Brain Health

For Impaired Memory and Mental Function, Nutrition is the Key | 12/2/2019

… a vital role in determining how well our brain functions. Trying to sidestep this fundamental fact by trying to address brain health solely through pharmacological aids is foolish, yet it is the dominant model in … years, who completed a food frequency questionnaire and had ≥2 cognitive assessments over a mean 4.7 years. The data was adjusted for age, sex, education and participation in cognitive activities, physical activities, smoking and seafood …

Inferring Cognition vs. Testing Cognition: Dr. Rhoda Au talks Accelerating Innovation and Discovery through a Precision Brain Health Approach | 11/27/2019

… for a Visiting Scholars Series lecture titled “The Path to Zero is One: Accelerating Innovation and Discovery through a Precision Brain Health Approach.” Dr. Au, a professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Neurology, and Epidemiology in … her interest in this area is her fear that the cognitive assessments and tools that are currently in use are not actually depicting an accurate portrayal of a person’s cognitive ability. Dr. Au uses the …

Patient Management

Alzheimer’s awareness month, Optina Diagnostics and Wagner Macula Retina Center will Collaborate to Conduct a Clinical Study and Develop a Unique in-community Patient access Program Aimed to Identify the Causes of Memory Loss through Eye Diagnostics | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… cognitive assessments. 1 A breakthrough technology like OptinaDx could help with early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, for proper patient management and prevention of irreversible brain damage. Thus, part of this clinical study, Wagner Macula Retina Center will be working in partnership with OptinaDx to capture the data-rich eye images of an at-risk population in a real-world setting. About Optina Diagnostics Optina …

Ehave Launches Baseline Concussion Assessment Tool on Ehave Connect | PR Newswire | 1/3/2018

… offered by Ehave and its growing roster of mental healthcare partners. The test will record baseline concussion symptoms using validated cognitive assessments and, via the robust Ehave Core Platform, provide extensive information about the athlete’s … a next-generation of data-rich tools designed to improve patient management, diagnosis and treatment. With Ehave Connect, Ehave’s mental health informatics platform, clinicians can make objective, data-driven decisions while keeping patients informed and …

Health Informatics

Digital Health IT Product Specialist - PHC IX : South San Francisco | 10/21/2019

… personalized healthcare. We are seeking mission-driven, ardent, self-starting, creative individuals to join us in this effort. The Digital Health Informatics Product Specialist will be part of the PHC Informatics Team that provides global … digital health technologies (e.g sensors/wearables for eMeasurements, AI bots, cognitive assessments via mobile apps) and deploying these technologies in clinical trials, medical affairs studies and in clinics/on-market setting. In this capacity you …

Ehave Launches Baseline Concussion Assessment Tool on Ehave Connect | PR Newswire | 1/3/2018

… offered by Ehave and its growing roster of mental healthcare partners. The test will record baseline concussion symptoms using validated cognitive assessments and, via the robust Ehave Core Platform, provide extensive information about the athlete’s … patient management, diagnosis and treatment. With Ehave Connect, Ehave’s mental health informatics platform, clinicians can make objective, data-driven decisions while keeping patients informed and engaged throughout their mental healthcare journey. Ehave Connect offers a …

Employee Engagement

Humantelligence announces launch of Culture Analytics and TalentFit for Recruiting on the Salesforce AppExchange, the World’s Leading Enterprise Apps Marketplace | PR Newswire | 11/7/2017

… cognitive assessments to measure culture fit with teams, departments and at the corporate level, which leads to predictive performance for candidates and overall can help achieve higher performance for the organization. Additionally, the Humantelligence TalentFit for recruiting solution eliminates subjectivity in the selection process and delivers productivity gains by significantly streamlining the interview process and the entire recruiting process. Recruiting for optimal culture fit results in higher employee engagement and …

Humantelligence announces launch of Culture Analytics and TalentFit for Recruiting on the | PR Newswire | 11/7/2017

… cognitive assessments to measure culture fit with teams, departments and at the corporate level, which leads to predictive performance for candidates and overall can help achieve higher performance for the organization. Additionally, the Humantelligence TalentFit for recruiting solution eliminates subjectivity in the selection process and delivers productivity gains by significantly streamlining the interview process and the entire recruiting process. Recruiting for optimal culture fit results in higher employee engagement and …

Biohaven

Biohaven Completes Enrollment In Pivotal Phase 2/3 Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trial Of Troriluzole – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 11/5/2019

NEW HAVEN, Conn. , Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd . (NYSE: BHVN) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with a portfolio of innovative, late-stage product candidates targeting neurological and neuropsychiatric diseases, today announced that it has completed enrollment in the T2 Protect AD Study, a Phase 2/3 clinical trial of troriluzole in Alzheimer’s disease. An interim futility analysis examining standard cognitive assessments and volumetric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI …

Biohaven Completes Enrollment In Pivotal Phase 2/3 Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trial Of Troriluzole | PR Newswire | 11/5/2019

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. (NYSE: BHVN ) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with a portfolio of innovative, late-stage product candidates targeting neurological and neuropsychiatric diseases, today announced that it has completed enrollment in the T2 Protect AD Study, a Phase 2/3 clinical trial of troriluzole in Alzheimer’s disease. An interim futility analysis examining standard cognitive assessments and volumetric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is expected before the …

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Study Finds Way to Catch Signs of Cognitive Decline in More Women | 11/20/2019

… see the signs and bring them in for testing,” says Dr. Cynthia Munro, an associate professor and neuropsychologist at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. A recent study, however, is questioning the accuracy of … scans of 985 adults ages 55 to 90 and administered cognitive assessments. They analyzed gender differences in the amount of amyloid plaque found — a hallmark of Alzheimer’s — and compared that to the subjects’ test scores …

New App Offers Faster And Easier Assessment For Multiple Sclerosis | 9/9/2019

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and lead author of the study report, says that “results suggest that using the iCAMS app may make cognitive assessments of multiple sclerosis more convenient in a clinic setting, and therefore will be used more often to identify learning and memory problems.” According to Beier, up to 65% of people with MS experience cognitive problems. People with MS often require more time to perform …

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Neurotoxicities of Treatment - The ASCO Post | 6/10/2019

… role in the development of these difficulties Primary Outcome Measures: Cognitive function (memory, concentration, attentiveness) will be assessed by computerized cognitive assessments and associated with inflammation and neurotoxicity markers [time frame: during chemotherapy and 1 … Cell Transplant Study Type: Observational/prospective Study Sponsor and Collaborators: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Purpose: To test resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to see whether they are better the standard task …

Head and neck cancer survivors have long-lasting cognitive problems | 12/13/2017

… declines in cognitive function than people who don’t have these tumors, a recent study suggests. The findings are drawn from cognitive assessments for 80 survivors of these tumors and a control group of 40 otherwise … cognition,” said James Root of the Neurocognitive Research Lab at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. “Much less is known about the effects of lower dose, incidental radiation on the brain,” Root …

Vlad Coric

Biohaven Completes Enrollment In Pivotal Phase 2/3 Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trial Of Troriluzole – Company Announcement - FT.com | Financial Times | 11/5/2019

… T2 Protect AD Study, a Phase 2/3 clinical trial of troriluzole in Alzheimer’s disease. An interim futility analysis examining standard cognitive assessments and volumetric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is expected before the end of 2019 … the trial can be found at the website: http://www.t2protect.org/ Vlad Coric , M.D., CEO of Biohaven commented, “Given the devastating impact of Alzheimer’s disease on patients, their families and the healthcare system, we need to …

Biohaven Completes Enrollment In Pivotal Phase 2/3 Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trial Of Troriluzole | PR Newswire | 11/5/2019

… T2 Protect AD Study, a Phase 2/3 clinical trial of troriluzole in Alzheimer’s disease. An interim futility analysis examining standard cognitive assessments and volumetric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is expected before the end of 2019 … the trial can be found at the website: http://www.t2protect.org/ Vlad Coric , M.D., CEO of Biohaven commented, “Given the devastating impact of Alzheimer’s disease on patients, their families and the healthcare system, we need to …

Michael Wo

Trump faces presidential fitness test amid raised concerns | Chicago Tribune | 1/10/2018

… step of threatening legal action to try to suppress publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” by Michael Wolff. He then drew even more attention to the book and the debate about … assessments of cognitive status that examine neurologic functions including memory. Cognitive assessments aren’t routine in standard physicals, although they recently became covered in Medicare’s annual wellness visits for seniors. Dr. Ronny L. Jackson , a Navy …

Trump faces presidential fitness test amid raised concerns | Yahoo News | 1/10/2018

… step of threatening legal action to try to suppress publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” by Michael Wolff. He then drew even more attention to the book and the debate about … assessments of cognitive status that examine neurologic functions including memory. Cognitive assessments aren’t routine in standard physicals, although they recently became covered in Medicare’s annual wellness visits for seniors. Dr. Ronny L. Jackson, a Navy …

Michael Wolf

Trump faces presidential fitness test amid raised concerns | Chicago Tribune | 1/10/2018

… step of threatening legal action to try to suppress publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” by Michael Wolff. He then drew even more attention to the book and the debate about … assessments of cognitive status that examine neurologic functions including memory. Cognitive assessments aren’t routine in standard physicals, although they recently became covered in Medicare’s annual wellness visits for seniors. Dr. Ronny L. Jackson , a Navy …

Trump faces presidential fitness test amid raised concerns | Yahoo News | 1/10/2018

… step of threatening legal action to try to suppress publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” by Michael Wolff. He then drew even more attention to the book and the debate about … assessments of cognitive status that examine neurologic functions including memory. Cognitive assessments aren’t routine in standard physicals, although they recently became covered in Medicare’s annual wellness visits for seniors. Dr. Ronny L. Jackson, a Navy …

Michael Wolff

Trump faces presidential fitness test amid raised concerns | Chicago Tribune | 1/10/2018

… step of threatening legal action to try to suppress publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” by Michael Wolff. He then drew even more attention to the book and the debate about … assessments of cognitive status that examine neurologic functions including memory. Cognitive assessments aren’t routine in standard physicals, although they recently became covered in Medicare’s annual wellness visits for seniors. Dr. Ronny L. Jackson , a Navy …

Trump faces presidential fitness test amid raised concerns | Yahoo News | 1/10/2018

… step of threatening legal action to try to suppress publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” by Michael Wolff. He then drew even more attention to the book and the debate about … assessments of cognitive status that examine neurologic functions including memory. Cognitive assessments aren’t routine in standard physicals, although they recently became covered in Medicare’s annual wellness visits for seniors. Dr. Ronny L. Jackson, a Navy …