iHealth Partners with Evernote and Practice Fusion to Bring Doctors and Patients Better Data for Healthier Living
Information from iHealth's wireless scales, blood pressure monitors and other personal health devices will help consumers remember everything and doctors to track health changes automatically.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iHealth Labs Inc., the pioneering designer and manufacturer of mobile personal healthcare products for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, today announced a new partnership with Evernote, the company that's helping the world remember everything, and Practice Fusion, the largest doctor-patient community. This new partnership lets consumers track and share their results in Evernote, and enables the efficient communication of relevant health information between patients and their physicians in Practice Fusion.
"iHealth's products make it simple to track personal health information, including weight, blood pressure, blood glucose and more with easy-to-use devices that provide valuable information," said Adam Lin, general manager of iHealth Labs. "But that information is even more useful when paired with popular services such as Practice Fusion's Electronic Medical Record, or Evernote's application which make it easy to remember almost everything."
Evernote users will see their iHealth readings show up in their personal Evernote account as a Results Card, with weight and BMI data for scales, and systolic and diastolic readings along with pulse rate for blood pressure. For blood pressure readings, the Results Card also displays a helpful graph showing relative results and level of hypertension. Users have the ability to annotate the individual Results Cards with additional information within Evernote. At the end of each week, a summary card is generated in Evernote that shows the week's data at-a-glance.
"Evernote puts all the information that's important to you at your fingertips via almost any device," said Alex Pachikov, VP of Partnerships, Evernote. "Integrating with iHealth means important health data can be saved alongside other relevant information in Evernote. Through that context and instant accessibility, those metrics become even more meaningful to users over time."
iHealth's new partnership with Practice Fusion will encompass two initiatives to start. First off, medical professionals looking for ways to empower their patients to track and improve their own health can now provide them with special offers and access to order iHealth devices directly through Practice Fusion. In the near future, the data tracked by iHealth's products will seamlessly flow into the Practice Fusion Patient Health Record (PHR), Patient Fusion, delivering a more complete picture of a person's vitals and facilitating improved communication between patients and their clinical care team.
"Practice Fusion enables the secure and speedy flow of electronic health records between patients and caregivers," said Todd Martin, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Practice Fusion. "Partnering with iHealth improves our offering by combining our shared vision of efficient healthcare, where patients play an active role in monitoring their health, are empowered with knowledge and can communicate with their caregivers easily and efficiently."
iHealth Labs is demonstrating these new partnerships and their latest medical devices at the mHealth conference in Washington, D.C. this week, appearing in booth 1212.
Availability, Compatibility and Price
iHealth's latest products are available for purchase at www.ihealthlabs.com, Apple and Best Buy at the following retail prices:
- Wireless Blood Pressure Wrist Monitor – $79.95
- Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor – $99.95
- Wireless Body Analysis Scale – $109.95
The new companion integrated app, iHealth MyVitals, is available at no cost from the App Store on the iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, or iPod touch at www.iTunes.com/AppStore.
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About iHealth Labs Inc.
iHealth Labs designs and manufactures consumer-friendly, mobile personal healthcare products. The company focuses on delivering easy-to-use products that empower you to take control of your health and improve your life by testing, tracking, graphing, and sharing your health information regularly. iHealth has developed a suite of personal healthcare devices designed for the iOS mobile platform. Visit www.ihealthlabs.com for more information.
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