ALIVECOR OFFERS INTEGRATION WITH PRACTICE FUSION’S ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS PLATFORM
Partnership Enables Customers of Free, Web-based EHR to Seamlessly Import AliveCor System’s ECG Readings
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. February 24, 2014 – AliveCor, Inc. announced today a partnership with Practice Fusion, the country’s largest physician-patient community. Physician offices will now be able to import the AliveCor® Heart Monitor’s ECG (electrocardiogram) readings, annotated reports and expert reviews into the Practice Fusion EHR, allowing them to see a more complete picture of their patients’ medical history and make more educated treatment decisions. Practice Fusion’s EHR is used by more than 100,000 medical professionals on a monthly basis, and all of whom will now be offered the ability to import AliveCor ECGs directly into their EHR. Through the AliveECG app physicians can record a patient’s ECG, obtain an expert review, annotate and electronically transfer this data into the EHR within seconds.
“Our partnership with Practice Fusion, the nation’s largest physician-patient community, is a key move toward incorporating mobile health into physician offices across the country,” said Euan Thomson, president and CEO of AliveCor. “Use of the AliveCor Heart Monitor is a cost effective and convenient mobile solution enabling physicians to have a better understanding of their patient’s heart health.”
“We are delighted to offer our community the opportunity to access AliveCor ECG recordings on the Practice Fusion platform,” said Matt Douglass, co-founder and vice president of platform, Practice Fusion. “AliveCor is a leader in mHealth, and by linking directly to the largest cloud-based EHR in the country, more doctors will have 24⁄7 access to smartphone-based ECG readings in real-time than ever before.
The AliveCor Heart Monitor is the only FDA cleared mobile ECG recorder that supports both iPhone and Android smartphones. It records, displays, stores, and transfers single-channel ECG rhythms wirelessly, using the free AliveECG app. With secure storage in the cloud, users can access their data confidentially anytime, anywhere, and can grant access to their physician. The Heart Monitor is available for purchase in the United States by health professionals, patients with prescriptions and over-the-counter.