SAN MATEO, Calif., April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Children's Hospital, a comprehensive center for pediatric health care, and MORE Health, a global healthcare company, announced a strategic alliance that gives patients in China access to the exceptional physicians and services of Boston Children's Hospital through MORE Health's Physician Collaboration Platform™.
MORE Health, through its prestigious network of tertiary and quaternary Academic Medical Centers and esteemed physician specialists, delivers a sophisticated version of medical second opinion for its patients. It's called a collaborative diagnosis (or Co-Diagnosis®). The Co-Diagnosis® service is delivered by a full-featured, intuitive and HIPAA-compliant online platform, which empowers physicians to efficiently deliver a diagnosis and treatment plan to patients in collaboration with their treating physicians in their home countries.
"In addition to the unsurpassed care and amazing work being done by our surgeons, doctors and clinicians, Boston Children's is working to create better access and overall experience for families every day," said Steven Fishman, MD, President of the Boston Children's Physicians Organization. "This partnership with MORE Health creates a pathway for families who may not be conveniently located near one of our hospitals to consult with our experts."
As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Boston Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age. (Their services can begin interventions at 15 weeks' gestation and in some situations, they also treat adults.) Boston Children's has been named the number-one pediatric hospital in the United States by U.S. News & World Report 5 year running and awarded and recognized for several additional achievements. Their team of physicians and nurses have been recognized by a number of independent organizations for overall excellence. From surgical innovations to the discovery of new treatments, the hospital continues its leadership in delivering superior care and attention to patients at our hospital and across the globe.
"We are delighted to offer this extraordinary institution for our pediatric patients and their families seeking world-class care for complex disease," said Hope Lewis, MORE Health's Co-Founder and CEO, "Boston Children's Hospital truly does make the impossible possible for patients around the globe."
Since 2013, MORE Health has helped thousands of patients around the world access care in the US. Through this partnership, their patients in China are able to access even more of the world's most preeminent doctors and specialists.
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital has led the way in pediatric innovation since our founding in 1869 as a 20-bed facility. It is currently a 404-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. We have approximately 25,000 inpatient admissions each year and our 200+ specialized clinical programs schedule 557,000 visits annually. Last year, the hospital performed more than 26,500 surgical procedures and 214,000 radiological examinations. Hundreds of innovations developed at Boston Children's have improved the practice of pediatric medicine by saving lives, helping providers deliver safer, more efficient care, and reducing health care costs. More at http://www.childrenshospital.org/.
About MORE Health
MORE Health, a global digital healthcare company, provides patients with access to the best physicians in the world when needed the most: when faced with a critical, potentially life-changing illness. Our collaborative approach to diagnosis puts the patient at the center of the process – empowering them to make informed decisions regarding their own healthcare. Offering all of the benefits of a second opinion, we ensure that the attending doctor and our expert physician specialist are aligned by jointly developing a diagnosis and treatment plan on our proprietary, cloud-based and HIPAA-compliant Physician Collaboration Platform, thus minimizing errors while also resolving potential conflicts regarding the diagnosis and treatment plan development. More at https://morehealth.com.
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