Partnership Enables Virginia Healthcare Organizations to Access Axial
Exchange’s Mobile Patient Engagement Applications
RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association (VHHA), an alliance of 37
member organizations representing 110 hospitals throughout Virginia,
through its shared services affiliate (VHHA Services), responsible for
identifying technology solutions for Virginia’s hospitals and health
systems, and Axial
Exchange, Inc., a pioneer in using mobile applications to deepen the
patient’s role in improving outcomes, today announced that they have
partnered to provide VHHA member institutions access to Axial Exchange’s
interactive health management application. As a part of this
partnership, Axial Exchange’s patient engagement application will be
available to all VHHA members for individual purchase, allowing these
organizations to address many of the healthcare-specific IT requirements
around patient engagement and meaningful use.
With Axial Exchange’s applications, Virginia hospitals and health
systems will be able to provide patients access to their personal health
information in an easy-to-use interface, helping them learn about their
medical condition(s), set medication reminders and alerts, and track
progress against designated care plans. Among other benefits, the
application also provides interactive health trackers to monitor weight,
glucose, blood pressure, medication adherence, and other metrics that
are essential to health and wellness.
“Our hospitals and health systems are dedicated to continuously
improving the health and wellbeing of the communities they serve.
Emerging technologies such as mobile health applications to improve
patient engagement enhance these efforts,” said David Jenkins, Vice
President of VHHA Services. “After a thorough review of solutions, Axial
Exchange’s patient engagement application distinguished itself with its
intuitive design, interactive content, and wealth of patient education
“This partnership truly exemplifies the growing demand for innovative,
accessible mobile health applications to enhance patient-provider
communication,” said Joanne Rohde, CEO of Axial Exchange. “We are proud
to have been selected by VHHA as a trusted partner, and we look forward
to working with VHHA members to improve patient engagement initiatives
throughout the Commonwealth.”
Axial Exchange’s solutions are used by more than 70 provider
organizations across the U.S. and focus on improving patient engagement
and clinical outcomes. Axial Exchange won first prize in the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services’ Partnership for Patients
initiative on the Ensuring Safe Transitions from Hospital to Home
Challenge run by the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC).
About VHHA Services
Founded in 1980 by the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association, The
Virginia Hospital Shared Services Corporation, (‘VHHA Services’),
delivers an array of products and resources to help Virginia hospitals
and health systems improve their clinical, financial and operational
performance. For more information, visit http://www.vhhaservices.com.
About Axial Exchange
Axial Exchange is revolutionizing the way that patients manage their
health. With Axial, hospitals are able to keep their patients
continuously engaged, resulting in dramatically improved health outcomes
and much more satisfied patients. Axial drives engagement by giving
patients the information and interactive tools patients need in order to
get well -- all delivered securely to the device of the patient's
choice. Patients can share their health information with providers and
caregivers. Health systems benefit via lower readmissions and improved
patient satisfaction scores. For more information, visit: www.axialexchange.com.
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Source: Axial Exchange, Inc.