DIVERSNET CORP : Diversinet Clinical Communicator Enables Secure, Mobile Communications between Healthcare Professionals and Patients
03/22/2011| 08:05am US/Eastern
HIPAA-Compliant Application on MobiSecure(®) Platform
Increases Clinician Productivity, Improves Patient Outcomes
TORONTO, March 22 /PRNewswire/ - Healthcare professionals now have a solution
for securely and remotely communicating with patients via mobile
devices and tablets, thanks to the Clinical Communicator application
announced today by Diversinet Corp. (TSX Venture: DIV, OTCBB: DVNTF).
Clinical Communicator leverages the power and unique functionality of
Diversinet's field-proven MobiSecure(®) Publisher and MobiSecure SMS, enabling physicians, nurses and other
clinicians to communicate securely with their patients via mobile
devices and tablets. The mobile client and Web interfaces for
healthcare professionals are automated and user-friendly. Patients can
continue to use existing MobiSecure mobile clients, such as mClient and
Clinical Communicator is a HIPAA-compliant application that makes it
possible for clinicians to securely:
-- Send messages and notices to patients
-- Reply to patients' questions
-- View and update patient health information
-- Schedule, view, confirm and cancel appointments
-- Send notices to other internal clinicians
-- Send summaries of lab and test results
-- Enable secure remote monitoring via interface with third-party
-- Enable real-time video calling
-- Configure automatic reminders and alerts
Benefits for patients include ability to use smart phones and tablets to
ask questions and reply to clinicians; receive automated medication
reminders, health tips and alerts; manage their personal health
information; view and share health insurance information; schedule
appointments; check in; and request prescription renewal.
"Healthcare organizations often rely on fragmented and disparate systems
with information that resides in silos, making secure collaboration and
communication difficult," said Diversinet CEO Albert Wahbe. "The
Clinical Communicator gives time-challenged health professionals a tool
to deliver the right information at the right time, making it faster
and easier to communicate with patients and collaborate across the
Clinical Communicator will be available for trials in June. Diversinet
will market the application through partnerships with large healthcare
organizations, including providers and pharmaceutical companies.
Clinical Communicator is also suitable for drug and clinical trials and
for case and disease management. It is designed to help healthcare
organizations fulfill Meaningful Use (MU) requirements.
Diversinet will demonstrate Clinical Communicator in Booth 4191 in the
Wireless Health Pavilion at the CTIA Wireless convention at the Orange
County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., from March 22-24.
Diversinet Corp. (TSX Venture: DIV, OTCBB: DVNTF) provides a patented
and proven secure application platform that enables healthcare
organizations to rapidly deploy HIPAA-compliant mobile healthcare
(mHealth) applications to anyone, anytime, anywhere. Diversinet's
MobiSecure(® )platform helps payers and providers meet growing needs for safe,
convenient, on-the-go storage and sharing of personal health data.
Connect with Diversinet Corp. at www.diversinet.com. Its tagline is "Healthcare. Connected and Protected."
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SOURCE Diversinet Corp.