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NorthPoint Domain and Boston Medical Center Partner to Apply Advanced Patient Engagement Instruments to Pioneering Cardiac Robotic Surgery Program
Date:7/8/2008

BOSTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthPoint Domain, an IC Sciences company, announced today a collaboration with Boston Medical Center's (BMC) Cardiovascular Center to apply advanced Internet patient engagement "instruments" to BMC's cardiac robotic surgery program. Also known as "medical informatics instruments" (MIIs), these patient engagement tools are used by clinicians as informational and interactive tools that involve patients and their families in the care process. Built upon a web platform, informatics instruments represent a new way for clinicians to deliver medical care, making it feasible to educate and instruct patients and their families, set expectations, share decision-making, and support self-care in ways heretofore not possible.

The partnership unites the industry's most potent cardiovascular patient engagement instruments with one of the most innovative cardiac surgery programs in the country, and is an extension of the long-standing relationship between NorthPoint Domain and the BMC Cardiovascular Center. The organizations have collaborated since 2002 to use web-based MIIs to advance patient-centered care. NorthPoint Domain will work with the Cardiovascular Center to tailor its MII platforms, complementing the advanced robotic surgery technology currently being used at BMC. "NorthPoint Domain will greatly enhance our ability to inform and engage our patients and make them true partners in their own care," said Robert S. Poston, MD, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at BMC and Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine.

Rony Sellam, President and Chief Operating Officer of NorthPoint Domain, added, "While BMC is among a handful of medical centers in the country offering minimally invasive robotic CABG, it will be the only center in the world combining this with our Internet instruments for informatics-powered care delivery."

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