Southport, CT – May 10, 2019 Epitomyze Clinical Photography Solutions, a provider of a best in class mobile Capture App™ for clinical photography, today announced a strategic partnership with athenahealth, Inc. through athenahealth’s Marketplace program. As part of the athenahealth®Marketplace, this newly integrated application is now available to athenahealth’s growing network of 160,000 healthcare providers to the ever growing need for consistent and reproducible clinical photographs, and for securely storing, searching and sharing those patient photographs. Epitomyze™ was founded in 2003, making its platform the oldest and one of the largest of its kind anywhere in the world.
“Having spent over fifteen years helping healthcare providers take better patient photos for research, education and marketing purposes, we have been in a unique position to view and understand the challenges and risks that providers face in managing this incredibly important and sensitive piece of the patient record,” said Freddy Jones, CEO of Epitomyze. “At a time when the per capita cost of a data breach for lost or stolen health records is nearly two to three times that of any other industry in the United States, we believe there has never been a more important moment to play a part in addressing this significant, and growing problem.
Epitomyze™ provides industry leading products that streamline and strengthen the workflow associated with capturing, storing and managing clinical photographs across small, medium and large enterprises. The Epitomyze™ Mobile Capture App allows mobile devices to gather data composed of a patient’s current and historical photographic information, which is securely uploaded to the Epitomyze Cloud™ and integrates with athenahealth to give users immediate access to patient images with a host of helpful image management features. And the company’s Profect® line of specialized clinical photography systems enable providers to capture high resolution images in full spectrum and polarized light for better visualization of pigmentation, texture and skin laxity.
athenahealth is a network-enabled, results-oriented services company that offers medical record, revenue cycle, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health services for hospital and ambulatory clients. The company’s vision is to build a national health information backbone to help make healthcare work as it should. As a Marketplace partner, Epitomyze™ joins a network of like-minded healthcare professionals who are looking to disrupt established approaches in healthcare that simply aren’t working, aren’t good enough, or aren’t advancing the industry and help providers thrive in the face of industry change.
To learn more about Epitomyze™’s new integrated application, please visit Epitomyze™’s product listing page on the Marketplace.
Patient photographs are an important part of medical care and are some of the most sensitive pieces of a patient’s digital record. Physicians use photos to track and communicate patient treatment and progress, facilitate inter-office referrals, supplement insurance claims and illustrate presentations and research papers.
The Epitomyze Cloud™ and its companion the Epitomyze™ Mobile Capture App for Clinical Photography are designed to help medical practices better manage their patient photos, with multi-level security protocols that keep their images secure, track who accesses the system and track what actions are taken with images at any point in time. This HIPAA-Compliant service transforms the time- consuming, expensive photo management exercise into an easy, cost-effective process.
Now your patient images and information can be a resource for your practice. The Epitomyze Cloud™ allows you to:
- Import photos easily from your digital camera or mobile device using our award winning Epitomyze™ Capture App for Clinical Photography*
- Organize and share photos with patients, other physicians or staff – online, in real time
- Take photos at the same distance, orientation and angle as previous photos using its Live Image Overlay feature
- Compare images to track patient progress and compare before-and-after images
- Search for photos of similar patient characteristics, symptoms, diagnoses and treatments
- Access images anywhere, anytime from any browser
- Ensure security and patient confidentiality through HIPAA compliance
- Use photos to better market your practice
Freddy Jones, Chief Executive Officer