Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Portea Medical Expands Digital Health Initiatives for Physiotherapy with Physitrack

Portea Medical, India’s leading home healthcare provider, has expanded its digital health initiatives with the launch of a project in collaboration with patient engagement solution, Physitrack. 

Under the initiative, Portea Medical’s physiotherapy patients around India can access customized video-based exercise programs prescribed by Portea physiotherapists, educational content, clinical questionnaires, as well as consult with Portea physiotherapists via their smartphone, tablet or computer through the Portea App which been integrated with PhysiApp from Physitrack.

This allows physiotherapists from Portea Medical’s team to provide more precise care based on detailed insights and influence patient recovery in real-time using outcome measurements via the telehealth feature available on the Physitrack platform. 

“Ensuring our patients are able to heal quickly and completely in the comfort of their homes, is a key focus area for us at Portea. The collaboration with Physitrack will help in better adherence to treatment plans and translate into improved health outcomes for our patients. The integration between Portea’s EMR and Physitrack means our physiotherapists can provide remote support when required. It also ensures data integrity between the two platforms,” said Runam Mehta, Business Manager, Medical Services at Portea Medical.

”Innovation plays a key role in how Portea delivers healthcare and this partnership expands our digital health initiatives,” she added. 

Marijn Kortekaas, Partner and Program Director Asia Pacific at Physitrack: 
“Portea’s holistic approach aroundimproving patient outcomes andcreating a more efficient workflow for its physiotherapists is truly ground-breaking. In addition torolling out digital home exercise provision, patient education and outcomes reporting,delivered via our integrated Telehealth feature, Portea also integrated its EMR system with Physitrack to create significant time-savings for its physiotherapists. We are very excited to be partnering with Portea on this project.”

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