CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ContextMedia:Health, the leading provider of digital solutions at the point of care, today announced the launch of a content development partnership with the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), the country's leading resource on heart rhythm disorders. The partnership will bring content from the HRS educational library to patients in ContextMedia:Health's network of 25,000 practices by way of ContextMedia:Health's suite of digital waiting room and exam room platforms.
In addition to distributing content to target offices, ContextMedia:Health will collaborate with HRS to produce original educational video content related to heart rhythm disorders like AFib and implantable devices such as defibrillators and pacemakers. ContextMedia:Health's services will also be offered to the 4,500+ HRS member heart rhythm professionals in offices located in the United States.
"Cardiac arrhythmia is a complicated medical condition, and there could not be a greater need for awareness of these conditions and the prevention of heart disease in this country," said Anil Harjani, VP of Strategic Partnerships at ContextMedia:Health. "We were inspired to partner with the Heart Rhythm Society to achieve its mission of improving the care of patients by advancing research and education around cardiac arrhythmia, a mission that perfectly aligns with our work at ContextMedia:Health. With over 14 million patients impacted by arrhythmia conditions in this country, we cannot underestimate the power of delivering the Heart Rhythm Society's content at scale, and are excited to collaborate with its team to create more quality education for patients."
"The Heart Rhythm Society recognizes ContextMedia:Health and their platform as a quality educational tool," said James Youngblood, CEO. "The tool further disseminates important health information to patients currently suffering from heart rhythm disorders and will bring increased awareness to those with signs and symptoms."
About the Heart Rhythm Society
The Heart Rhythm Society is the international leader in science, education, and advocacy for cardiac arrhythmia professionals and patients, and the primary information resource on heart rhythm disorders. Its mission is to improve the care of patients by promoting research, education and optimal health care policies and standards. Incorporated in 1979 and based in Washington, DC, it has a membership of more than 5,800 heart rhythm professionals in more than 72 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.HRSonline.org.
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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