WASHINGTON, July 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE) recently welcomed its newest member, MediPortal. www.MediPortal.com is a patient centric, untethered personal health record (PHR) exchange system that provides a secure aggregated view of health and fitness data, enabling patients, providers and payors to securely communicate, view and share information that will lead to healthier outcomes. As a growing population of consumers are taking charge of their health, they are faced with a new form of data fragmentation caused by an overgrowth in EHR-tethered patient portals. To learn more, Register today at www.mediportal.com/patients/register/.
MediPortal understands that the health industry is changing fast, and it can be difficult to manage all of these new bits of information. MediPortal's tools help consumers and patients better understand these changes so that they can insightfully apply and manage their medical and fitness information, enhancing their own health journey. To learn more, visit www.MediPortal.com/video.
"The consumer is the only person who is present during all of their encounters with the professional healthcare system and often the most important observations are made by the patient and their family members," said Aaron Seib, NATE CEO. "We are very excited to welcome MediPortal as a NATE member. They will be a valuable collaborator on patient-centered technology solutions and will help to fuel the growth in deployment of forward-thinking consumer strategies."
"We believe that consumers are at the center of healthcare reform and should have access to their information in a clear and complete format," said Anand Prabhu, Founder and CEO of MediPortal. "We are eager to expand our reach by forging this new partnership with the National Association for Trusted Exchange. We believe joining NATE will help us to further our progress exponentially, and more importantly, help us provide simple solutions to problems that consumers and patients face today. Our membership in NATE will help us not only realize the most from what is available today, but help to bridge what will be possible in the future."
Stakeholders interested in pursuing membership in NATE should visit http://nate-trust.org/membership for additional information.
About National Association for Trusted Exchange
The National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE) is a not-for-profit membership association focused on enabling trusted exchange among organizations and individuals with differing regulatory environments and exchange preferences. NATE brings the expertise of its membership and other stakeholders together to find common solutions that optimize the appropriate exchange of health information for greater gains in technology adoption and improvement of patient outcomes. Consistent with NATE's mission to address the legal, policy and technical barriers that inhibit health information exchange between data holders and healthcare consumers, NATE leads and participates in a number of ongoing and emerging projects focused on exchange via multiple modes of transport, including Direct secure messaging and APIs. NATE's Blue Button for Consumers (NBB4C) Trust Bundle provides a technical solution to establishing scalable trust among organizations using Direct secure messaging to exchange protected health information between HIPAA covered entities and the consumers that they serve. The NBB4C includes the trust anchors of multiple consumer-facing applications (CFAs) that have elected to adopt a common set of policies and practices that enable consumer mediated health information exchange while upholding personal privacy preferences. Stakeholders interested in participating in NATE's work to support consumer mediated exchange should consider NATE membership or subscribe to News from NATE on the NATE website at http://nate-trust.org.
MediPortal™ is a Medical Information Gateway™ enabling the collaboration of people, and healthcare providers to securely communicate, view, and share medical information, in turn, creating better health outcomes. MediPortal, LLC operates an online community of healthcare providers for data exchange and medical information security. Its platform electronically pulls medical information from electronic medical records and electronic health record sources, consolidates it into an online platform, and makes it accessible on digital devices. MediPortal, LLC was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Lake Success, New York. Sign up today at https://www.mediportal.com/patients/register/.
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