Published on: 02/27/2014
Miami, FL — Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) and Activ Doctors Online, global leaders in healthcare and technology, announced today they have entered into a multi-year agreement to provide Activ Doctors Online’s Personal Health Records to patients treated at Miami Children’s Hospital and its eight outpatient centers. As part of the agreement, Miami Children’s Hospital subspecialists will also serve as Activ Doctors Online’s Exclusive Provider of Online Second Medical Opinions for pediatric requests worldwide. The organizations have also partnered to market Miami Children’s Hospital’s Telemedicine Diagnostic System throughout Europe and Asia.
“Our collaboration with Activ Doctors Online will offer enormous benefits to families of MCH patients, providing them the opportunity to receive a comprehensive electronic medical record that they can access and share with other care providers over the course of the child’s treatment,” said Ed Martinez, Chief Information Officer at MCH. “In addition, we are delighted that our network of renowned pediatric subspecialists will be able to help children around the globe through online second medical opinions. This service will provide families the world over with the ready access to expert subspecialists without the disruption of international travel. This is the embodiment of the hospital’s vision to be ‘where the children are.’”
“Activ Doctors Online has tremendous respect for the internationally recognized care that Miami Children’s Hospital has provided for patients around the world. This partnership allows the parents of children receiving care a relevant and vital tool allowing parents to simply manage their child’s entire medical history conveniently from their mobile device,” said Florent Monssoh, CEO of Activ Doctors Online. “This agreement also allows our members to have access to Miami Children’s Hospital’s pediatric specialists for online second opinions that can be completed in as fast as 48 hours, regardless of where they may be in the world. This partnership with Miami Children’s Hospital is a benchmark event in Activ Doctors Online’s history.”
Activ Doctors Online is one of the first telemedicine firms to provide Online Personal Health Records, Online Second Medical Opinions and eConsultations from a single integrated platform secured with military level encryption. Its network of specialists performing online second medical opinions are currently state licensed, board-certified, have been practicing medicine a minimum of 10 years and have passed Federation of State Medical Board background checks.
About Miami Children’s Hospital
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Miami Children's Hospital® is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. The 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine. In fact, it is the only hospital in Florida to be ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties assessed by U.S. News & World Report in its annual Best Children's Hospitals rankings for three consecutive years, 2011, 2012 and 2013-14. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor.
About Activ Doctors Online
Since 2008, Activ Doctors Online (www.activdoctorsonline.com) has been a global partner to consumers, employers and health care providers. Its personal health records system and suite of telemedicine solutions empower individuals and organizations to reduce their overall healthcare costs while better managing their healthcare to save money, time and even lives. The company provides a secure, user-friendly portal for individuals and families to control their health information through professionally managed Personal Health Records. Activ Doctors Online’s over 200,000 members can also use the portal and mobile applications to access a network of more than 1,800 physician specialists for second medical opinions, and to connect with their primary physicians through e-consult. Global operations encompass the U.S., Europe and Asia.