Advance Medical Recognized in Decision Health’s 2017 Platinum Awards

Awards sets the standard for recognizing professionals and organizations who demonstrate success in the overarching healthcare continuum

WESTWOOD, MA – (6/13/17) – Advance Medical, the largest physician-based care management program offering companies the ability to provide top-quality, concierge-level medical support to members, today announced that its Participant Portal has been selected as the winner for “Patient Portals” in the Health Information Technology Systems category of the Decision Health’s 2017 Platinum Awards.

Advance Medical’s Participant Portal aims to actively engage the participant by providing easy access to their Physician Case Managers, the names and contact information of current and previous treating providers, and to have easily downloadable access to their medical records. With its clean, modern design that focuses on simplicity, participants can easily navigate to the portal from an company’s intranet, the Web, or a client-specific microsite.

“We are especially proud to be recognized for our Participant Portal in the Health Information Techonology Systems category of this year’s Decision Health’s Platinum Awards,” said Michael Hough, executive vice president of Advance Medical. “As we developed this program, we kept the patient in mind to ensure that we are providing them with a technology that offers easy access to their medical records. As a result, patients are better informed about their care and have the ability to work closely with their physician case managers to develop the best plan of action to ensure they are receiving the necessary care.”

In addition to the “Patient Portals” award, Advance Medical was selected as a finalist in several categories, including:
• Care Transitions – Community Programs
• Care Coordination Specialty Programs – Behavioral Health
• Care Coordination/Case Management
• Patient Engagement and Education
• Navigator Programs

Additionally, two of its physicians, Dr. Heather Towery and Dr. Kerry Reynolds, received honorable mentions for Leadership and Case/Care Manager– Patient Advocate respectively.

“It is an honor to be recognized as a finalist in the Leadership category of this year’s Platinum Awards,” stated Heather Towery, MD, medical director at Advance Medical. “At Advance Medical, our physician case managers are advisors and advocates who strive to help participants understand what is happening with their current care and ultimately provide them with the necessary support to ensure they are receiving appropriate care. I’d like to congratulate Dr. Kerry Reynolds for her exceptional work as a physician case manager. It is truly a pleasure to have such an knowledgeable oncology expert on our team.”

About Advance Medical
Advance Medical is the largest physician-based healthcare management program, offering employers the ability to provide top-quality, concierge-level medical support to employees around the globe via offices in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and South America. Founded in 1999, Advance Medical has emerged as the global leader in expert medical opinions because of its programs executed exclusively by board-certified physicians – doctors who speak by phone with every patient, no matter what the issue or concern and for as much time as necessary, to provide Expertise On Demand. For more information, visit www.advance-medical.net.

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