SAN MATEO, Calif., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Doximity today announced with the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) the launch of a HIPAA-secure private network to support collaboration and communication among the society's members. The application is powered by the Doximity platform, already used by medical alumni networks such as Stanford, UCSF and the University of Pennsylvania. Using the app, medicine's top physician-scientists will be able to securely collaborate and share clinical breakthroughs with one another in an easily accessible virtual environment.
The ASCI is dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of research that improves patient care. Members of the organization depend on reliable information sharing, and the new ASCI app powered by Doximity will allow ASCI members to seamlessly connect and share resources, bringing this tight-knit and distinguished group of leaders in academic medicine in even closer collaboration.
"This is an exciting tool to put in the hands of ASCI members," said John Hawley, Executive Director of the ASCI. "They're typically early and eager adopters of new technology, and Doximity has put together an app that expands how members can learn about and work with each other."
"Scientific progress is a team sport," said Dr. Nate Gross, Co-Founder of Doximity. "We're working with the ASCI to unlock nationwide, real-time, mobile collaboration between our nation's top physician scientists, in order to accelerate scientific collaboration and knowledge dissemination.
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Doximity is the largest and fastest-growing medical professional network with more than 20 percent of U.S. physicians as members. With Doximity, physicians can quickly connect with any U.S. physician to securely collaborate on patient treatment or identify the appropriate expert for patient referrals, find new career opportunities and expand their practice. Doximity is available on the web, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android. To learn more about Doximity, please visit www.doximity.com.
About The American Society for Clinical Investigation
The ASCI, established in 1908, is one of the nation's oldest and most respected medical honor societies. It comprises more than 3,000 physician-scientists from all medical specialties, including 19 Nobel laureates and 359 members of the Institute of Medicine. Members are elected to the Society for their outstanding records of scholarly achievement in biomedical research, and bring with them clinical, research, and academic backgrounds.