As more hospitals move to employ their physicians, the importance of strategic engagement and communication across the continuum of care increases.
--Shaun Priest, MEDSEEK Senior Vice-President of Business Development
Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) September 09, 2011
Medseek, the industry’s only provider of the optimal 360-degree online healthcare experience, today announced a partnership with Private Health News (PHN) to include PHN’s turnkey physician e-communication program, MedNews Plus, as a component of MEDSEEK’s suite of enterprise eHealth solutions, including the virtual medical office product.
Delivered with hospital branding, MedNews Plus provides physicians Breaking Medical News and Conference Coverage by specialty with free AMA PRA Category 1 CME and online tracking. The program includes a CRM component that allows the provider to include important hospital information and send additional emails targeted to the specialty of interest of each subscriber.
“Partnering with Private Health News is a natural step for MEDSEEK,” said Shaun Priest, MEDSEEK Senior Vice-President of Business Development. “As more hospitals move to employ their physicians, the importance of strategic engagement and communication across the continuum of care increases.”
Since its launch in 2008, MedNews Plus has awarded over 500,000 CME/CE certificates. In addition, over 90% of physicians responding to a recent survey of MedNews Plus subscribers said they were more aware of hospital news, services and physicians than they were before as a result of receiving MedNews Plus. Physicians also report the information provided by MedNews Plus has reinforced their confidence in diagnosing and treating patients, as well as improved their communication with their patients.
“We are excited about partnering with MEDSEEK the industry’s leading provider of enterprise eHealth solutions to hospitals, said Private Health News President/CEO Daniel Ansel. “Our award-winning physician e-communication program MedNews Plus is a natural complement to MEDSEEK’s virtual medical office product. As the market evolves to a growing reliance on physician portals, MedNews Plus provides valuable information as a component of that portal, as well as acts as a push communication tool that can drive physicians to the resources available.”
About Private Health News
Private Health News’ (PHN) award-winning, interactive e-communication solutions and CRM/Marketing tools help providers build measurable, ongoing, targeted relationships with Consumers (My Health e-News), Physicians / Nurses (MedNews Plus) and Patients / Caregivers (Patient e-Prep) based on their specific health interests, specialties and needs. PHN’s powerful services create a strategic and competitive advantage while persistently promoting a provider’s brand, programs, services and physicians. Private Health News can be reached at 513-731-6700, ext.17. http://www.PrivateHealthNews.com
Since 1996, MEDSEEK has focused exclusively on creating a 360-degree optimal eHealth experience for patients, clinicians and administrative staff by removing traditional integration and communication barriers, workflow roadblocks and redundant processes. MEDSEEK solutions enable hospitals to execute enterprise-wide strategic objectives by improving quality of care, uncovering new sources of revenue and generating meaningful loyalty among physicians and patients with a low-risk, high-return investment that leverages existing IT investments and infrastructure. For more information, visit http://www.medseek.com or call 1.888.MEDSEEK.