Sep 04 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — MEDSEEK announced today that it is leading the enterprise patient portal market with 10 healthcare organizations now leveraging MEDSEEK Empower to provide patients a comprehensive health management tool across care settings. Beyond meeting Meaningful Use objectives, MEDSEEK Empower plays an integral role in the overarching patient engagement strategy for these organizations, which represent 140 hospitals, 30,000-plus beds and over 8,300 physicians.
Some of the largest healthcare organizations in North America, including Scripps Health, Carolinas Healthcare System and ProMedica are leveraging the MEDSEEK Empower enterprise portal to enhance patient convenience, loyalty and satisfaction, foster health literacy and influence behaviors that can help reduce readmissions and bend the cost curve. “As one of the top health systems in the U.S., we want to offer our patients an intuitive, collaborative online tool to help them manage and improve their health,” states Don Stanziano, Corporate Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Scripps Health. “We are encouraged by the rapid enrollment and adoption we’ve seen since our patient portal launch earlier this year, which positions us well to meet Meaningful Use requirements.”
Carolinas HealthCare System is another organization utilizing MEDSEEK Empower. “A patient portal has to be more than just a way to view inpatient lab results or send a secure message to a provider,” states Pamela DeSalvo Landis, Assistant Vice President of Information Services for Carolinas HealthCare System. “With MEDSEEK, our patients have a view into their full medical record, even though that data sits in disparate systems.” Ms. Landis further says, “It’s important that patients have a complete picture of their health status so they can effectively manage their health. The MEDSEEK solution provides us the platform to show patients the data and innovate quickly to provide them the right tools to manage care.”
“We applaud these organizations on the time and effort they have invested in creating a long-term, enterprise-wide online patient engagement strategy,” states Peter Kuhn, CEO of MEDSEEK. “With MEDSEEK Empower, they are well-positioned to be ahead of the game in meeting the increasing demands of Meaningful Use Stage 3 and have a model that will scale as the disparate EHR environment grows more complex with continued M&A activity and new ACOs.”
As a vendor agnostic solution, MEDSEEK has connected to disparate EHR, clinical and financial back-end systems including Allscripts, AthenaHeath, Cerner, Epic, GE Centricity, IDX, Medicity, Meditech, and NextGen. Rather than asking patients to navigate multiple EHR-tethered portal solutions, organizations partnering with MEDSEEK tie together multiple back-end systems, providing their patients with a single tool to manage their health across the care continuum.
With another 11 healthcare organizations scheduled to go live over the next 6 months, MEDSEEK Empower is the clear leader for patient engagement technology, positioned to help hundreds of hospitals and thousands of providers influence patient behavior for healthier populations and to meet Meaningful Use.
To further discover how MEDSEEK Empower and the entire MEDSEEK Influence platform are helping healthcare organizations achieve their patient engagement, revenue, cost and quality goals, visit MEDSEEK at the SHSMD Conference booth 209, meet with us at the CHIME Fall Forum, or contact us for a demonstration at [email protected]
Since 1996, MEDSEEK has focused exclusively on building software to help hospitals and health systems virtually influence prospects and patients before and after a physical encounter. Today, the MEDSEEK Influence platform integrates web, mobile, social, predictive analytics and relationship management solutions to help organizations drive profitable volume, improve individual and population health, increase patient satisfaction and create lasting health-related loyalty. Birmingham, AL-based MEDSEEK is proud to serve over 200 customers representing over 1,000 hospitals including many of the top hospital systems in the United States and Canada.