Triveris Introduces Personal Health Record with Built-in Health Advisor
"Unlike conventional personal health records, which only store datamanually entered by an individual, Health Insight Now does the work for themby capturing this information from a variety of data sources," Says Dr.Stephen Kardos, CEO of Triveris. "In addition, this is a 'smart' PHR, whichadvises users on important actions based on their personal healthinformation."
Users access their confidential Health Insight Now account through apassword protected, HIPAA compliant web portal. After logging in, users arepresented with a comprehensive one page summary about key things they need toknow about their current state of health. This includes medical risks, currenthealth status, health actions, recommended preventive management actions (e.g.past due or upcoming health screenings, prescription refills, etc.), and linksto explain test results and medical conditions. Health Insight Now(TM) makesrecommendations by comparing an individual's health care with nationallyaccepted source guidelines for care. These sources include the American CancerSociety, The American Heart Association, The American Academy of Pediatrics,and the Center for Disease Control among others.
By providing individuals with a unique, right-now look at their currenthealth status, they are empowered and encouraged to track and play a role inthe management of their own health. Health Insight is also interactive,allowing members to update their weight, blood pressure, family healthhistories, and other health measurements at any time so that they canimmediately see how such changes can impact their health status. In addition,it provides users with an easily searchable history of all their claims data,which also gets imported into their record from their health providers.
"This is a proactive technology that gives individuals an opportunity tomaintain optimum health and organizations an opportunity to reduce healthcosts," says Andrew Clayton, Director of Business Development for Triveris."By providing an electronic health record with a built in health advisor,individuals are able to address ordinary ailments before they turn into lifethreatening diseases. This helps companies reduce expenses associated withcatastrophic care."
Health Insight Now is currently made available to corporations throughthird party administrators, brokers and insurance companies. The company plansto offer Health Insight Now as a personal online health record for individualsin 2008. For information log on to http://www.healthinsightnow.com
Triveris is a healthcare technology and services provider dedicated toreducing the cost of health care by improving the health of individuals.Triveris has helped organizations achieve higher quality, lower cost healthplans for nearly two decades.
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