New Health 2.0 platform puts consumers in control of their health; Gives health plans and employers a better way to promote healthy behavior and
reduce health care costs
DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Medcryption, Inc. today announced a major update to VitalChart, its online personal health record.
Putting consumers in control of their health
For consumers, VitalChart offers a secure, convenient way to access all
their health information, including health records, the latest health news
and discussions, messages from their doctors, and health updates from
friends and family. VitalChart includes:
-- Health Records: a secure place to store your entire family's medical
-- Provider Messaging: an easy way to send secure messages to your
-- Health News: the latest health articles with member ratings and
-- Health and Drug Reference: an illustrated medical encyclopedia
including medical conditions, surgeries, tests, and medications (with
-- Health Communities and Social Networking: health-focused, anonymous
communities where members can discuss health issues, share personal
experiences and find support
-- Friends and Family: a secure way to keep loved ones updated on your
health; member profiles include health interests, a secure health blog
(journal), and photos
VitalChart delivers these features in a platform that is free, portable and rewarding:
-- FREE: anyone can sign up for free at VitalChart.com
-- Portable: VitalChart members own their account and it remains with them
even if their doctor, health plan, or employer changes
-- Rewarding: VitalChart members receive reward points for using
VitalChart and can redeem points for a variety of health-related items
Giving health plans and employers a better way to promote healthy behavior & reduce health care costs VitalChart also serves as a platform for corporate wellness efforts and health plan reward programs. Using VitalChart Rewards, employers and health plans can target specific activities they wish to promote, such as exercise or preventive health screenings, and provide VitalChart Reward Points to their constituents.
For VitalChart members, participating in their employer or health plan's VitalChart Reward Program is completely optional and will not require them to reveal any personal health information.
Consumers interested in VitalChart can visit VitalChart.com to sign up for a free account. Employers and health plans can visit http://Partners.VitalChart.com to learn more about VitalChart's Partner Program.
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