CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ContextMedia:Health, the leading provider of digital solutions at the point of care, is proud to announce that it will serve as the exclusive provider of point-of-care digital educational information for the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG).
ContextMedia:Health will collaborate with the American College of Gastroenterology to help achieve its mission to meet the evolving needs of GI clinicians in the delivery of high quality, evidence-based and compassionate health care to gastroenterology patients. In order to improve the quality of care received by patients, ContextMedia:Health will deliver media from ACG's library of patient education materials to gastroenterology waiting rooms and exam rooms within ContextMedia:Health's network of 25,000 offices, while also working with ACG to produce new video content, including patient and physician interviews. This collaboration will allow for the delivery of actionable GI-related content in the critical moments before and during the physician consultation.
"Our shared purpose with ACG creates a powerful partnership, and together, we can continue to help gastroenterologists meet the needs of their patients," said Anil Harjani, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at ContextMedia:Health. "We look forward to working with ACG member physicians to leverage our solutions to create practice efficiencies, engage their patients, and ultimately drive outcomes at scale."
Content from the American College of Gastroenterology will be made available to 13,000 members of ACG, existing ContextMedia:Health member offices and qualified GI offices in the United States at no cost.
ContextMedia:Health is the leading provider of digital solutions at the point of care in the United States. The company's technologies impact 378 million patient visits a year at 25,000 physician practices across the nation through digital anatomy boards, patient education tablets and mobile connectivity in outpatient waiting rooms and patient examination rooms. These health technologies deliver measurable results to patient engagement, empowering action and inspiring behavior change for people living with a chronic condition.
ContextMedia:Health was founded in 2006 and has been more than doubling each year, aiming to reach ubiquity in 70% of all healthcare practices domestically by 2020 with eyes on global expansion of its technology operations. In addition to hospitals and integrated health systems, ContextMedia:Health also partners with life science companies, medical device companies, health content publishers and medical associations to catalyze conversations between the healthcare provider and patient about lifestyle changes and therapy solutions to improve the quality of life. To find out more about ContextMedia:Health, visit www.contextmediainc.com.
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About the American College of Gastroenterology
Founded in 1932, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) is an organization with an international membership of more than 13,000 individuals from 86 countries. The College's vision is to be the pre-eminent professional organization that champions the evolving needs of clinicians in the delivery of high quality, evidence-based, and compassionate health care to gastroenterology patients. The mission of the College is to advance world-class care for patients with gastrointestinal disorders through excellence, innovation and advocacy in the areas of scientific investigation, education, prevention and treatment. www.gi.org
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