FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HEALTH NET CONNECT AND NORTH MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE PARTNER TO DELIVER VIRTUAL CARE
(Wixom, MI – December 30, 2015) – Health Net Connect (HNC) announced today a partnership with North Memorial Health Care to do deliver virtual care throughout Minnesota and around the world. HNC’s virtual care products and services will allow Minnesota-based North Memorial Health Care providers to deliver second opinions virtually to patients and will also provide remote patient monitoring capabilities. In addition, HNC will provide solutions for patient triage in the field in a cutting edge advanced community paramedic program.
“HNC is made up of health care professionals using technology to provide better health care. We believe that offering end-to-end solutions will help to advance these innovative approaches.” said Stephen Shaya, M.D., Managing Director of J & B. “Working with North Memorial Health Care, we are going tobring solutions forward to solve some of health care’s most pressing challenges.”
HNC’s is a leading provider of telehealth products that offer solutions for improving the quality and efficiency of patient care, with substantial improvements in patient outcomes and reductions in the cost of healthcare. This technology was designed by health care professionals for health care professionals
“This partnership brings together North Memorial Health Care’s physician-led provider network with HNC’s virtual solutions to deliver high-quality, coordinated patient care in our ambulatory and community settings,” said Saurin Patel, MD, Chief Medical Officer of North Memorial Health Care. “We are committed to providing care that is convenient and easily-accessible for our patients and this technology will allow our teams to offer care anywhere at any time.”
About Health Net Connect Health Net Connect (HNC) is a member of the J&B Medical Supply family of companies. Health Net Connect is a fast-paced, highly-focused telehealth product and solution provider based in Wixom, MI. Health Net Connect’ s mission as a telemedicine solutions company is to overcome traditional healthcare delivery challenges through a forward thinking innovative virtual clinic approach by providing clients with a clinical grade all-in-one, user-friendly telemedicine and telehealth platform. Various VideoDocTM solutions are designed to deliver substantial savings in healthcare costs for patients, measurable improvements in patient outcomes, expanded physician specialist availability, and significant reductions in time, travel and expense. Health Net Connect’s telemedicine solution offers a unique combination of HIPAA and HITECH compliant video consultations, virtual house calls, FDA approved peripherals, triage and rounds, combined with the ability to take, store and retrieve patient vitals from anywhere to anywhere throughout the world.
About North Memorial Health Care North Memorial Health Care provides access to high-quality, low-cost care with an extensive network that spans the Twin Cities, including 16 primary care clinics offering same-day and walk-in appointments, 2 urgent care clinics, 2 Urgency Centers staffed by emergency room doctors and a broad range of expert specialty care providers. North Memorial’s two hospitals are nationally recognized for providing excellent patient care; North Memorial Medical Center, a Level I trauma center and recipient of Healthgrades’ Top 50 Hospital award for four consecutive years; and Maple Grove Hospital, a Truven Health Analytics’ Top 100 Hospital for two consecutive years. North Memorial’s 5,000 employees and 900 physicians deliver patient centered care for all aspects of life from maternity to senior care by providing primary and specialty care for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of complex medical conditions. Learn more at www.northmemorial.com
Stephen Shaya, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
(248) 896-6201, ext. 204