InstantPHR® a cornerstone of new system providing Swedish citizens access to health data
Rockville, Maryland (PRWEB) November 18, 2015
Rockville, Maryland, USA — Swedish citizens will be introduced to an electronic personal health account that enables them to easily access and manage their health data, thanks to Get Real Health’s patient engagement platform, InstantPHR®. Get Real Health is partnering with Capgemini Sverige AB to bring a complete patient engagement solution, called HälsaFörMig, to Sweden’s publicly owned Swedish eHealth Agency. Capgemini will run the service, while Get Real Health’s two core products, InstantPHR® and CHBase™ (Connected Health Base), will provide the consumer health data platform that allows Swedish consumers to view, collect and store data in their personal health record.
The Swedish government’s goal is to contribute to improved healthcare for its citizens by providing a secure personal health record with tools to increase engagement and empower people to take greater control of their own health “HälsaFörMig gives Sweden’s citizens a secure and interactive platform to gather their health information from multiple parties and connect wearable devices, supporting a greater engagement by the individual in their own personal health development,” says Eva Leach Elfgren, project manager at the Swedish eHealth Agency.
Get Real Health’s InstantPHR was chosen because of its proven and secure patient-based platform, its experience working on large scale projects in other countries including Australia, Canada, United Kingdom and the United States, and its ability to understand and address the needs and objectives of the Swedish eHealth Agency.
CHBase is a secure data repository platform that assembles personal health information from sources such as EMR, HIE and pharmacy systems, home health devices, personal fitness devices and applications. All data from the HälsaFörMig service will be managed and hosted by Capgemini in the European Union (EU). Additionally, CHBase enables users to connect their personal health and fitness apps and devices as third-party applications.
“We are elated to be working with Capgemini Sverige AB to introduce this powerful service to the citizens of Sweden,” said Get Real Health President and Founding Partner Robin Wiener. “We applaud the Swedish government for their forward-thinking and recognizing the value of offering this technology on a large scale to help further the well-being of its population.”
Leendert Venema, CEO of Capgemini Sverige AB, added, “HälsaFörMig is a pioneering project and will be a paragon for how Swedish healthcare will be conducted in the future. By putting the individual in the center, the individual will be able to engage in their own healthcare and store their personal information on a safe, digital platform, the first project of its kind. This will be a first step for the public sector to become a natural part of Swedish citizen’s value chain, which are used to services that are customized and provide the possibility to engage. HälsaFörMig will add value for any citizen who would like to have a active part in their own healthcare. In the long term this will lead to a significant increase in the efficiency of Swedish healthcare.”
About Get Real Health
Rockville, Maryland-based Get Real Health specializes in providing an untethered PHR solution at a system-wide level to healthcare organizations, non-profits and governments around the world. Our award-winning product — InstantPHR® — is a bidirectional data sharing patient engagement platform with tools that empower patients to be an active part of their care team. We help organizations meet both current and future needs such as chronic disease management, mobile strategies, remote patient monitoring, wellness, as well as Meaningful Use 1, 2, 3 and beyond. Get Real Health has strategic partnerships with industry leaders including TELUS Health Solutions, Capgemini, Caradigm, Telstra Health, Microsoft, Tribridge, and HumanAPI. Visit: http://getrealhealth.com/ or watch a two-minute video at http://vimeo.com/86727501 to learn more.
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