Navigation Links
ITelagen Develops Customized Health Advocacy System for Wellness 360
Date:1/6/2009

Program Guides Patients and Families through Complex Health Issues

Jersey City, N.J. (Vocus) January 6, 2009 -- ITelagen, Inc., innovative provider of one-stop, flat-fee healthcare information technology and support, today announced it has developed a customized platform to power Wellness 360's superior new health advocacy program (HAP), provided as a benefits service to employers and individuals. The Wellness 360 HAP provides consumers with an experienced "guardian angel" to help navigate the ever-growing complexities of the healthcare system when facing an illness or injury, whether their own or that of a family member.

ITelagen worked hand-in-hand with Wellness360 to custom design a HAP Management System that met the program's very specific needs. From the moment an employee calls the service for the first time and is connected to a nurse advocate, the HAP system is used to develop a patient profile in compliance with all HIPAA privacy requirements and track every step of the advocacy process.

"The healthcare world is getting harder and harder for people to navigate," says Liz Neporent, Wellness 360 president. "Patients no longer see a General Practitioner who handles all of their health issues. With our HAP, our nurse advocates can give nonbiased guidance to determine which providers are best-in-class in their specialties and provide the patient with the best care experience possible."

In addition to serving as a repository of patient health information, the system also provides access to a unified database of physicians, specialists, facilities and more, allowing nurse advocates to quickly assess medical needs and search for the best available appropriate care. The HAP Management System is invaluable to Wellness360's ability to guide patients and their families through serious injury or diagnosis of a long-term illness.

"The physical and emotional toll of dealing with serious health issues can be devastating," explains ITelagen CEO John O'Keefe. "Wellness 360 takes pressure off of consumers and their employers by leading them through the mountain of administrative, medical, insurance and other healthcare tasks they face. The HAP Management System we developed makes it much easier for nurse advocates to identify, review and activate options in a care plan personalized to the employee's specific needs. By making administrative and operational concerns as easy to manage as possible, the HAP Management system lets Wellness 360's professionals devote their time and focus where it matters most: on the client."

Patient demographic information, specialists, physicians, therapists and insurance information can be quickly aligned and documented with the system's query and reporting capabilities. For instance, nurses often must patch together imperative pieces of information from various resources, creating individual profiles as needed for each individual patient. The HAP Management System combines all these multiple efforts into one streamlined system, reducing time and increasing quality of results. The system also tracks all efforts, referrals and assignments when dialogues take place, to help promote future ongoing dialogues when needed.

Having as much information readily available as possible helps nurse advocates provide the best patient assistance possible. This platform helps a nurse find a specialist, facility location, plan coverage, patient specific needs and more within minutes, saving precious time and promoting positive results.

About ITelagen, Inc.
ITelagen (www.itelagen.com) brings electronic medical records, practice management and claims management solutions to small- and medium-sized medical practices. ITelagen's subscription-based service includes hosting and management of EMR applications and proactive onsite and remote IT support for all aspects of a practice's computers, network and staff. ITelagen offers solutions for practices of any size and specialty, and tailors every implementation to the unique needs and budget of each client. For more information, please visit ITelagen on the web at www.itelagen.com.

About Wellness 360
Wellness 360 (www.w360.com) designs and manages world class wellness strategies for corporate, spa, hospital and residential clients including some of the most admired and respected wellness programs in the country and around the globe -- everything from fitness centers in New York City to corporate health programs in Bangalore to wellness programs in Hong Kong. In addition to bricks and mortar facility design and management, we have a host of other services that can be delivered on-site, online, or telephonically. These include wellness concierge services, health advocacy and medical case management, disability management, work life balance programs, crisis management planning, health fairs and more.

CONTACT:
Beverly Bartley
Vice President of Communications
Martopia
Media Representative for ITelagen
404.327.9051

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/ITelagen/healthcare_information/prweb1828964.htm


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. El Camino Hospital Selects ITelagen for Multimillion-Dollar Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Initiative; Program Will Offer More Than 100 Participating Physicians State-of-the-Art Service and Support
2. Couples more likely to divorce if spouse develops cervical or testicular cancer
3. Corey McPherson Nash Develops Case Statement for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Capital Campaign
4. UCLA doctor develops new technique to treat varicose veins
5. Biomarkers predict risk for invasive breast cancer years before the tumor develops
6. Silverchair Learning Systems Updates and Develops New Courses
7. OHSU Cancer Institute researcher develops test for targeted therapy in acute myeloid leukemia
8. Capsulated Systems, Inc. Develops Long Term Local Anesthetic
9. MIT develops thin-film micro pharmacy
10. Omron Healthcare Develops Solar-Powered Digital Blood Pressure Monitors
11. Psychologist develops post-operative care for heart patients in Bermuda
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
ITelagen Develops Customized Health Advocacy System for Wellness 360
(Date:6/26/2017)... TX (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2017 , ... ... their coding staff, and consumers are seeing lots of red these days. According ... contain inaccurate charges that result from medical coding errors(1). Some studies point to ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2017 , ... Create a feel-good lyric music video in ... footage and sound in the timeline and write in the lyrics to any song. ProLyric ... back out. Each line of the text can be added modularly for optimal control. ProLyric ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... ... 2017 , ... With a heatwave currently bearing down on Northern California pushing temperatures to the ... swimsuit ready is easy with laser hair removal. , The process of summer waxing ... routine when all you want to do is get out, dive in and cool off. ...
(Date:6/24/2017)... ... June 24, 2017 , ... Dr. Mitchell ... Portion Road in Lake Ronkonkoma, Dental365 offers patients high-quality and affordable routine and ... to the dentist fit into their patients’ busy lifestyles. Dental365 also gladly work ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... "The ... will ultimately do significant harm to people with all chronic conditions, including mental ... it leaves in place the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirement that insurers cover ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/2/2017)... , June 2, 2017  NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... care, today announced new findings demonstrating positive biochemical outcomes ... System One™. The data will be presented at ... Madrid, Spain . ... Improve Home Dialysis Network in Europe ...
(Date:5/30/2017)... AVIV, Israel , May 30, 2017 ... stage pharmaceutical Company specializing in the development of ... will present a company overview at three upcoming ... The 7th Annual LD Micro Invitational: ... Date:                     ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... May 24, 2017  ivWatch LLC today announced ... (OEM) Board to enable seamless integration of ivWatch,s ... systems, infusion pumps and other devices. By integrating ... able to help health care customers deliver a ... related to IV therapy. "The ivWatch ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: