DURHAM, N.C., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Validic, the healthcare industry's leading technology platform for accessing digital health data, announced today the addition of MEDITECH to its global digital health ecosystem.
Today, more than 2,400 institutions worldwide use MEDITECH's fully integrated, interoperable EHR to provide healthcare to the communities they serve. Utilizing Validic's digital health platform, MEDITECH will integrate clinical, fitness, and wellness data to help deliver more efficient remote patient monitoring, home care, patient discharge management and wellness initiatives.
"MEDITECH is focused on advancing our population health and patient engagement strategy, which is why we're ramping up our remote patient monitoring and telehealth offerings," said Howard Messing, President and Chief Executive Officer of MEDITECH. "Today's healthcare environment is value-based and outcome-driven, which means healthcare providers need to evaluate every aspect of their patients' health, not just those factors that contributed to their latest doctor's appointment. Millions of people are now using many available mobile wellness applications, so we're leveraging Validic's digital health platform to capture that clinical and fitness data and seamlessly integrate it into the patient's electronic health record. Providers will have a fuller, more complete understanding of their patients' health and habits, ultimately benefiting providers and patients alike."
CEO and Co-founder of Validic Ryan Beckland added, "MEDITECH has one of the largest hospital client bases in the world. As healthcare continues to shift more towards accountable care, healthcare organizations are looking for ways to quickly and securely access patient data to deliver more meaningful population management, patient engagement, and disease state analytics. Validic brings this value to healthcare companies, the clients they serve, and, in turn, the healthcare system."
In the current healthcare environment, many companies are trying to solve the problem of integrating, managing and updating connections to the rapidly expanding ecosystem of mobile health technologies. Validic has helped its clients overcome this challenge by successfully delivering secure, standardized and actionable data for integration into clients' health technology systems, electronic medical records, patient engagement portals, and wellness applications.
Validic is the healthcare industry's leading cloud-based, digital health platform for convenient and quick access to patient data from in-home clinical devices, wearables and patient healthcare applications. By connecting its growing base of customers — that includes providers, pharmaceutical companies, payers, wellness companies and health IT vendors — to the continuously expanding list of digital health technologies, Validic enables healthcare companies to better coordinate care across their communities, improve their patient engagement strategies and more efficiently manage their patient populations. Validic's innovative, scalable and FDA Class I MDDS technology delivers actionable, standardized and HIPAA-compliant consumer health data from the best in-class mobile health devices and applications. Validic was recently recognized by Gartner and received Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices and Best Value in Healthcare Information Interoperability award. Validic's leading global mobile health ecosystem reaches over 160 million lives and continues to grow daily. To learn more about Validic, follow Validic on Twitter at @validic or visit www.validic.com.