FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Strategic alliance will improve health of patients suffering from autoimmune diseases by providing greater access to resources in the exam room
Eastpointe, MI / Toronto, ON (July 17, 2019) – iMD Health Global announced today a strategic alliance with the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) that will help evolve communications between physicians and patients, and improve the health outcomes of patients with autoimmune and related diseases.
iMD Health offers innovative technology that facilitates meaningful dialogue between physicians and patients inside the examination room. iMD’s award-winning platform enables healthcare professionals to instantly access thousands of educational graphics, videos and resources at the point of care, across Canada and now expanding across the United States.
“We believe the iMD platform will enhance how patients and physicians interact during a consult. With iMD, quick and easy access to a robust and visually appealing resource is now literally at the physician’s fingertips. With a better understanding of their conditions, patients can make informed and responsible decisions about managing their health and the required steps to address their condition. We look forward to sharing our resources across North America, whereby providing physicians and patients greater access to the world class education by AARDA.”Virginia Ladd, Executive Director & President of AARDA
“We are very excited about our multi-year strategic partnership with AARDA. As we expand our platform across the United States, this partnership brings industry leading, respected information from the experts to patients with autoimmune and related diseases, and their families.”Kevin Delano, President & CEO of iMD Health Global
iMD Health Global is a Canadian-based, award-winning software development company focused on innovating healthcare education. Since 2010, iMD has grown its flagship product – app.imdhealth.com – into Canada’s largest digital patient education and engagement platform, and is currently expanding into the United States and certain countries in the Middle East. Centred “At The Point of Care”®, healthcare professionals use iMD’s cloud-based platform to engage with their patients at a deeper level and optimize knowledge transfer regarding a patient’s condition and treatment plan. This is done through the seamless integration of over 50,000 images, booklets, and video resources (covering 1,800 medical topics) from trusted partners (including health associations, government health agencies and the world-renowned Mayo Clinic) into an award-winning user interface that makes patient education both efficient and effective. At the end of a patient’s visit, a summary of all the discussed information can be emailed or printed for the patient to review and continue their learning journey at home, thereby improving their health literacy and adherence to their treatment plan. The iMD Platform is utilized in doctors’ clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, long-term care, infusion clinics and home care environments. www.imdhealth.com
For over 27 years, the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association has been dedicated to the eradication of autoimmune diseases and the alleviation of suffering and the socioeconomic impact of autoimmunity through fostering and facilitating collaboration in the areas of education, public awareness, research, and patient services in an effective, ethical and efficient manner. www.aarda.org
For more information, please contact:
Jared Sonnenberg, Vice-President, iMD Health
Virginia Ladd, Executive Director & President, AARDA