Zobreus Launches the Patient-Oriented Electronic Medical Record
Free app gathers medical records and securely stores them on mobile devices
“We’re responding to the large, unmet need from health consumers who definitively want full, unfettered access to, and control over, their health records,” says co-founder and CEO L. Okey Onyejekwe Jr., a practicing physician. “Instead of sifting through stacks of physical documents and sending repeated requests while waiting for weeks, consumers can now painlessly gain control over their medical information.”
"What's also unique about the POEM Record™ is that it is built to not only serve as a patient health record, but also as a full-featured EMR that we doctors can use to process our notes and engage with patients from within the same application,"
Setup is simple. Patients register directly through the app, or at www.poemrecord.com, and grant Zobreus authorization to retrieve their medical records on their behalf. The company then processes the records into the clean, user-friendly, and aesthetically-
Given the sensitive nature of health data, security is a central focus of the company. “We use end-to-end encryption to keep your data secure on your device, during transmission, and on our servers,” says co-founder and CTO, Patrick Ohiomoba.
Zobreus offers a free, basic tier that allows patients to manage one set of medical records. Subscription tiers are available that unlock additional features such as Care Circles™ and user forums, and that enable additional records updates. The company is running an "early-bird"
The app is currently available on iPad devices, with iPhone and Android versions currently in development. Users of other devices can nonetheless register on www.poemrecord.com, submit records requests, and lock in the same early-bird benefits.
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