HOLOGIC AND GALLUP LAUNCH NEW GLOBAL WOMEN'S HEALTHCARE INDEXby John G. Baresky on 03/09/21
New Gallup and Hologic venture will establish a valuable worldwide women's healthcare resource
Hologic (NASDAQ: HOLX) and Gallup, Inc. are collaborating to build a global women’s healthcare information and database resource. The two organizations call their new initiative the Hologic Global Women’s Health Index.
The new index is well established based on a variety of data and marketplace insights
The project is already underway. One of its initial phases included issuing and evaluating a survey that generated approximately 120,000 responses from individuals in 116 nations that encompassed cultures speaking 40 languages.
The beginning topics and key data insights include:
- Access to healthcare
- Domestic violence
- Early detection of disease and illnesses
- Reproductive health
Two established and respected leaders join forces to measure, promote and improve Women's Healthcare on a worldwide basis
Privately held, Gallup was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Washington, D.C.; it is one of the most well known and respected data analytics and consulting firms in the world. Over 90% of the Fortune 500 utilize their data resources and published management insights.
Based in Marlborough, Massachusetts, Hologic was started in 1985. It generated more than $3.7 billion in annual sales during 2020. Hologic offers an array of healthcare products and services that span breast health, diagnostics, gynecology surgery solutions and skeletal healthcare.
The new and growing trove of data that Hologic will cultivate and share will serve numerous stakeholders including:
- Academic and medical researchers
- Consumers and patients
- Government healthcare interests
- Healthcare provider organizations and medical professionals
- Healthcare product manufacturers and service companies
- Healthcare insurance, managed care organizations and other payers
- American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
- Global Women's Health Initiative (GWHI)
- International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC)
- National Women's Health Network (NWHN)
- Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR)
- U.S. Health And Human Services (HHS) Office On Women's Health (OASH)
- Women In Global Health (WIGH)
- World Health Organization (WHO) - Women's Health