PatientPoint, a provider of patient and physician engagement solutions at the point of care has teamed up with the American Heart Association to help educate patients and physicians on heart health and stroke prevention at the point of care. As part of the collaboration, PatientPoint will utilize its network of more than 290,000 healthcare providers to share American Heart Association public service announcements and educational content. By leveraging this content through its digital and mobile solutions in waiting and exam rooms, PatientPoint extends the American Heart Association’s mission to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
“By collaborating with the American Heart Association, we enhance our ability to foster meaningful exam room conversations between patients and physicians about the importance of healthy living and the effects it has on the heart,” said Kate Merz, senior vice president of content and creative for PatientPoint. “We are dedicated to offering patients engaging education that inspire healthy actions, and this collaboration will provide patients in our growing cardiology network access to a powerful resource to help them find the tips, tools—and therapies—to better care for their heart.”
PatientPoint award-winning health information drives positive outcomes for patients, providers and sponsors. From primary care to specialty practices, urgent care clinics to hospitals and mobile, PatientPoint programs reach more than 290,000 healthcare providers across 31,000 physician offices and 1,000 hospitals nationwide, impacting half a billion patient and caregiver visits each year.