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DocMatcher.com Launches Web Platform to Enhance Patient-Doctor Relationships and Improve Health Outcomes
Date:12/28/2009

DocMatcher.com unveils newly developed web platform that uses health IT to revolutionize the traditional patient-doctor experience and change the culture of health care.

(PRWEB) December 28, 2009 -- Brooklyn-based start-up DocMatcher.com has launched an intuitive, personalized health care web platform that helps people find a doctor to match their specific health needs.

After the patient and doctor are personally matched using a specifically designed algorithm, patients can book an appointment on-line, store and share their medical information, read expert articles and communicate over DocMatcher.com’s secure web interface. DocMatcher.com’s office management features also directly benefit health professionals by allowing them to build, grow and efficiently manage their practices.

About 1.3 million adults in New York City are without a regular health care provider, of which 80% have sufficient health coverage, according to a survey by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Access to a regular care provider and insurance helps patients secure preventive care. Those with regular providers receive more advice on nutrition, exercise, and weight control than those without, the survey notes.

These findings underline the significant role played by a good patient-doctor relationship in improving health outcomes and reducing health care costs. This also raises the question of why so many patients are without a regular provider, according to

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