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PHYAURA EHR Goes Mobile with ClickMedix, LLC
By: Business Wire
Dec. 14, 2012 03:19 PM
PHYAURA EHR, a leading open-source provider of web-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) software, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with ClickMedix, LLC that will enhance their innovative mobile health technology, mHealth.
“I've looked at many EHR solutions and selected PHYAURA because it was designed by experienced practicing physicians,” explains Ting Shih, Founder and Chief Executive Officer. “At ClickMedix, we aim to free physicians from paper work and bureaucracy so that they can do what they do best - that is to treat patients. PHYAURA EHR is designed to effectively expedite clinical workflow, and when used in conjunction with the mobile front-end of ClickMedix, we are completing the end-to-end care for patients, from early detection to diagnosis, treatment, billing, follow-up care, and patient education for preventative care through easily accessible mobile phones or web browsers.”
ClickMedix designed mobile health systems can withstand unreliable or intermittent mobile network, serves patients from rural regions to crowded urban areas, while streamlining the varied workflows of healthcare providers to lower the overall costs of healthcare. ClickMedix has created a HIPAA-compliant and user-friendly mHealth platform that can be deployed quickly to health practitioners and connect patients with medical experts worldwide. Ms. Shih leads the design, development, and deployment efforts for ClickMedix’s affordable healthcare platform used for telemedicine, home-visit care, and patient self-management.
According to Jude A. Pierre, MD, co-founder of PHYAURA, “Input of patient data at point of care takes on a whole new meaning now. Our strategic partnership will allow physicians and health care professionals the ability to document care given within the office or the field.”
Together, PHYAURA and ClickMedix will enter the market segment of corporations looking to provide a better way to deliver health care to their employees via secure mobile technology services. This will allow the clinicians to utilize telemedicine to consult with and treat employees. “Not only does this save on medical costs, it improves patient care and all within one platform,” explains Dr. Pierre. “Employees and employers lose hours of work time traveling and waiting to receive health care. Therefore, many businesses are beginning to incorporate mobile health services, which are easy to use, and a convenience that everyone is viewing as a value-added benefit.”
About PHYAURA, LLC
PHYAURA, a Tampa-Bay based company, was founded in 2004 by practicing physicians. PHYAURA is dedicated to providing physicians with the resources, services, and HIPAA-compliant communication tools that merge the best practices of modern medicine with state of the art technologies of the 21st century. PHYAURA's management team constantly invites feedback to make the practice of medicine and patient care better.
PHYAURA® is registered trademark for PHYAURA, LLC in the United States and other countries.
For additional information on PHYAURA EHR, open source software and partnering healthcare organizations please visit www.PHYAURA.com.
About ClickMedix, LLC
ClickMedix is a global mobile connected health (mHealth) social enterprise founded by faculty and students from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard and Carnegie Mellon University to address healthcare challenges including lack of access, lack of funds and lack of medical resources.
World-class medical professionals, public health practitioners, technologists, development activists, entrepreneurs, and business strategists of ClickMedix, bring new dimensions to addressing healthcare challenges using mobile phones. As mobile phone coverage extends to all corners of the world, mobile-phone based health services are becoming increasingly ubiquitous for connecting different layers of the health infrastructure, enabling real-time collection of health data and remote diagnosis of patients by medical experts.
The mHealth platform connects health service providers, reduces cost of service delivery, and optimally utilizes tiers of existing health system for patient care. A community health-worker or a clinic nurse with a ClickMedix-enabled mobile phone is able to act as the primary agent for service delivery, as she is connected to the mHealth platform and the entire health system.
For more information please visit www.clickmedix.com.
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