HTG is a leader in leveraging technology to empower consumers in their efforts to seek better care at reduced costs through medical tourism
Skillman, NJ (PRWEB) April 02, 2012
ZweenaHealth.com, the leading patient portal for creating and managing a fully digital Personal Health Record (PHR) was selected by Health Travel Guides (HTG), a medical tourism company providing the most comprehensive technology platform for health travel management in 2011 to power its PHR service for consumers seeking health services internationally, and that partnership is yielding results.ZweenaHealth.com is a provider of online PHR (Personal Health Record) and health information management services. Zweena collects patient medical records directly from doctors’ offices, organizes and digitizes them to create an electronic health record that provides updated health information and is accessible online. Zweena also collaborates with Microsoft HealthVault by updating patients' personal HealthVault accounts.
Medical Travel (Medical Tourism) is a forty billion dollar industry globally and is growing at nearly 20 percent annually, as consumers increasingly seek higher quality, cost-effective health services beyond their domestic borders. HTG (Health Travel Guides), a leading player in this industry, works with surgeons and leading hospitals that offer medical and dental care from around the world.
In its bid to become the premier resource for meeting the complete needs of the medical traveler, HTG partnered with ZweenaHealth.com in 2011. Through HTG, consumers seeking health services internationally are assisted by Zweena to assemble and digitize their health records. Providing records over an encrypted email line back to HTG Case Managers greatly enhances the safety and security of the process and HTG customers have the opportunity to create a Zweena online health record once they return.
“HTG is a leader in leveraging technology to empower consumers in their efforts to seek better care at reduced costs through medical tourism,” said John Phelan, CEO of Zweena. “Zweena is very pleased to have been selected by HTG to power its PHR offering.”
Zweena's online PHR service provides patients and providers with a secure, private and easy-to-access platform that offers a truly comprehensive and accurate online personal health record. By minimizing stress and error and presenting useful health information in a clear and actionable way, Zweena allows patients to really be in control of their health information, and makes it possible for providers to access updated and accurate information that saves time, cost and human life.
The Zweena service is available as a free trial. To learn more or get started, please visit http://www.zweenahealth.com/free-trial/, send an email to info(at)zweenahealth(dot)com or call the Zweena help line on 877-848-4248 for more information.
About Health Travel Guides
Health Travel Guides (“HTG”) empowers consumers with the resources to make confident, informed decisions about international health care. A technology and services company, HTG operates an award-winning platform specifically developed to handle the many demands of health travel. Founded in 2006, and headquartered in San Francisco, California, with operations in San Diego California. Health Travel Guides is a privately held company. For more information visit: http://www.healthtravelguides.com.
Zweena empowers patients, their families and healthcare providers to get the best care and make the best health decisions proactively. Zweena achieves this by collecting patient medical records, assembling and storing them with Microsoft HealthVault, and delivering an online personal health record that is safe, private, and easy to access and share at any time, and from any place. Zweena provides you with an easy and structured way to access and store your personal health record, helping you to make sense of it all and always keeping your vital health information within reach during those critical moments in life.