HouseCallsNow Inc. (https://www.housecallsnow.com) and SecondOpinionExpert Inc. (https://www.secondopinionexpert.com) announced today a strategic partnership that will rein in the strengths and synergies of two pioneers in the healthcare and house calls industry.
HouseCallsNow Inc. has a location-aware, HIPAA compliant platform to deliver healthcare to every individual whenever they need it, wherever they need it. SecondOpinionExpert Inc. has a HIPAA compliant platform to deliver second opinions in medical decision-making and has created an effective vehicle for the secure storage and protected access of health records of individuals seeking one-point storage and retrieval of their health records. Together, these two pioneers seek to disrupt healthcare delivery by providing proven alternatives to health record access, medical decision-making through second opinions, tele-medicine and healthcare delivery, all in and from the convenience of your home or work.
The synergies are clear: Both companies are in the healthcare delivery space. Both companies are committed to finding novel ways to increase access to healthcare. Both companies have entrenched themselves with intellectual property and legal entry barriers in a regulated and competitive market. Both companies seek to further develop tele-medicine technologies. Both companies are poised to expand globally. The vision and strength of the two companies lies in their Boards of Directors which, when combined, stands tall with over 150 years of business and healthcare experience.
HouseCallsNow is currently operating in the province of Ontario, Canada and executing steps to expand to the rest of Canada in the second quarter of 2017. Plans are underway for entry into U.K. and eventually into the U.S. SecondOpinionExpert is currently in the U.S. and partnered with a leading healthcare provider in China.
Healthcare delayed is healthcare denied. According to the World Health Organization over 400 million people do not have timely, easy, ready, feasible or convenient access to healthcare. The importance of house calls and telemedicine in providing accessible and timely healthcare is overwhelming. In addition, studies have shown that over 60% of people who seek a second medical opinions obtained information that altered the diagnosis or treatment of their illnesses. Thus, HouseCallsNow Inc. and SecondOpinionExpert Inc. together provide necessary services and technologies in the management of population health of the future.
Dr. Mohan Ananda, Chairman and CEO of SecondOpinionExpert Inc. announced “We are excited about this strategic partnership as it brings together the talents, expertise and strengths of two companies that have a unified mission to provide healthcare more conveniently using current technologies. They expand coverage while saving lives and costs.”
Dr. Venkatraman Sadanand, Chairman and CEO of HouseCallsNow remarked “strategic partnerships are most productive when they share a common mission, a common vision, complimentary strengths, complimentary technologies and complimentary markets. That is exactly what these two companies share. This bodes well for the healthcare industry and, most importantly, for patients globally.”
HouseCallsNow Inc. delivers services directly to your home using a secure mobile App.
Services include healthcare, home care, education, personal care and pet care. Service providers can now be summoned with a simple tap of a location aware app.
SecondOpinionExpert Inc. has a HIPAA compliant platform to deliver second opinions in medical decision-making and has created an effective vehicle for the secure storage and protected access of health records of individuals seeking one-point storage and retrieval of their health records.