We believe the HealthyCircles platform will enable BioScrip to define the future of specialty pharmacy and home infusion.
San Diego, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 20, 2011
Today, HealthyCircles™ (http://www.healthycircles.com), an integrated suite of online Professional and Consumer portals, officially announced the adoption of the HealthyCircles platform by BioScrip, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOS), a leading national provider of specialty pharmacy and home care products and services. BioScrip has launched myBioScrip.com, powered by HealthyCircles, to foster in a new age of connected health in specialty pharmacy and home infusion. This innovative offering will focus on connecting health care professionals, patients and family caregivers to help patients better manage their medications while improving their overall care experience.
BioScrip, Inc. is a national provider of specialty pharmaceutical and home health care products and services whom also partners with patients, physicians, hospitals, health care payers and pharmaceutical manufacturers to provide clinical management solutions and delivery of cost-effective access to prescription medications.
“We believe the HealthyCircles platform will enable BioScrip to define the future of specialty pharmacy and home infusion by enabling physicians, patients, family caregivers and pharmacists to securely connect with each other and manage care using a robust, permission-based framework,” stated Rick Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of BioScrip. “It’s time we created a patient-centric model in the specialty space, and BioScrip is proud to be the first.”
The HealthyCircles Connected Health Platform aids patients, family caregivers and health care professionals in detecting potential adverse events and changes in clinical status while leveraging familiar social networking technologies making patient and caregiver engagement a simple, collaborative experience.
“HealthyCircles is a revolutionary, interoperable platform that crosses health information boundaries by delivering inventive ways for patients, medical professionals, pharmacists and larger health systems to interact with each other,” stated James Mault, M.D., FACS, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HealthyCircles. “BioScrip’s commitment to connected health and patient-centric care is a significant step forward in the specialty pharmacy space and will set the standard for patient interaction and pharmacy benefit management in the future.”
HealthyCircles is committed to making secure, connected health a reality. At the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, Florida, HealthyCircles will showcase how its Connected Health Platform increases the quality of care, reduces potential adverse events, reduces costs through lowered re-admissions and telemedicine and supports care coordination among Care Team members- health care professionals, patients and families- through its integrated Professional and Consumer portals.
Demonstrations of the HealthyCircles Connected Health Platform will take place at the HealthyCircles booth on the HIMSS11 exhibit floor (Booth #4374, Hall C) from February 21 to 23, 2011. For more information, please visit http://www.healthycircles.com or e-mail busdev(at)healthycircles(dot)com.
HealthyCircles™ (http://www.healthycircles.com), a San Diego-based, connected health platform company provides enterprise solutions to Health Plans, Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems and the Pharmaceutical Industry. HealthyCircles is a private-labeled, software-as-a-service model that delivers an integrated suite of products and services connecting health care professionals to patients, their families and their caregivers via a HIPAA secure, care management system.
BioScrip, Inc. (http://www.bioscrip.com) (NASDAQ: BIOS), is a national provider of specialty pharmacy and home care products and services that partners with patients, physicians, hospitals, healthcare payers and pharmaceutical manufacturers to provide clinical management solutions and delivery of cost-effective access to prescription medications. Our services are designed to improve clinical outcomes for chronic and acute healthcare conditions while controlling overall healthcare costs.
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