CHICAGO, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ContextMedia:Health, the leading healthcare decision platform, today announced a partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Through this partnership, ContextMedia:Health will deliver rich content from the Alzheimer's Association's digital library to consultation rooms within relevant practices in ContextMedia:Health's network of offices. Additionally, the two organizations will partner to produce information and insights together such as video-based education and digital infographic content, to be shared with millions of patients and caregivers each year by way of ContextMedia:Health's platform.
This announcement comes during November, which is National Family Caregivers Month and National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. In the United States, there are more than 15 million caregivers providing care for individuals with Alzheimer's disease, and more than 5.4 million Americans living with the condition, making the need for awareness, resources and information urgent.
"It is an honor to partner with the Alzheimer's Association in its pursuit of creating a world without Alzheimer's disease," said Anil Harjani, VP of Strategic Partnerships at ContextMedia:Health. "Through ContextMedia:Health's technology and the resources we are creating with the Alzheimer's Association, our goal is to provide actionable and needed information to the patients, healthcare providers and caregivers who are impacted by these conditions. In order to eradicate this disease, we must encourage and share the progress we are making through technology, research, support and the promotion of brain health."
This announcement follows ContextMedia:Health's recent acquisition of the patient education media company, AccentHealth, which will bring ContextMedia:Health's technology to 55,000 offices in the country.
ContextMedia develops healthcare technologies to deliver better health outcomes and impact the human condition positively. Founded in 2006 by Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal, the company has doubled each year in its scale of technology implementation at outpatient health care facilities, business partnerships with global life sciences and medical device companies, product innovation and team growth. Decision platforms such as digital anatomy boards, interactive educational tablets and mobile connectivity in consultation rooms deliver measurable patient outcomes through actionable intelligence on conditions, treatments and lifestyle changes to improve the quality of life. To find out more about ContextMedia, visit www.contextmediainc.com.