NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- LabFinder.com, the convenient online platform for patients to schedule their laboratory and radiology tests and access test results, has announced its partnership with local NYC non-profit, Project Sunshine, to reach and enrich the lives of pediatric patients in hospitals and other medical facilities. This alliance contributes to LabFinder's mission to empower patients and provide exceptional medical care in the tristate area.
"LabFinder is dedicated to empowering patients of all ages," said Dr. Robert Segal, MD and Co-Founder of LabFinder.com. "Our partnership with Project Sunshine is a massive step in ensuring that young patients and their caregivers receive both the highest level of medical care as well as emotional support from their generous volunteers."
Project Sunshine works with medical centers across the United States to transform hospitals, outpatient centers, and long-term care facilities into cheerful places for pediatric patients and families by designing fun, creative, and educational programs that their vast network of trained volunteers implement. Under the partnership, LabFinder.com will donate 25 cents for every lab or radiology test booked through their website to Project Sunshine.
LabFinder.com allows doctors and diagnostic centers to engage directly with patients and one-another, as well as build relationships focused on patient-centered care. This process facilitates medical testing, allowing patients to find the right lab or radiology center, putting control of health in the patients' hands and ultimately, improving the quality of healthcare. LabFinder.com is a central repository for all medical lab results, finding nearby labs within a patient's insurance network and getting his or her test results faster.
With a growing community of more than 325,000 registered patients and over 2,000 doctors, LabFinder is working to modernize health care by uniting patients, doctors, labs and radiology centers. The mission of LabFinder is to make patient health a priority by making it easier to find the right lab or radiology center, reducing out-of-network costs, providing complete access to test results, and encouraging patients to take a more educated, active role in their own health care. For more information, please visit www.LabFinder.com.
About LabFinder: LabFinder is a consumer facing platform that seamlessly integrates communication between patients, doctors and diagnostic centers in a secure portal - from orders to results. The LabFinder team is passionate about improving the patient, doctor and lab relationship, reducing patient expenses and providing better patient care through patient empowerment and giving patients more control over their results. www.labfinder.com
About Project Sunshine: Project Sunshine is a New York City headquartered organization that addresses the psychosocial and developmental needs of pediatric patients and their families. Over 18,000 trained volunteers bring evidence-based, immersive programming to more than 150,000 children facing medical challenges and their families in 175 cities across the United States and in four international locations: Canada, China, Israel, and Kenya. Volunteer-led programs provide opportunities for play, intellectual stimulation, and socialization – ensuring childhood remains a place of wonder. Programs are adapted to the strengths of each patient, family, and community to ensure recognition of their own agency and achieve behavioral and generational change. More information about Project Sunshine is available at www.projectsunshine.org.