NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 07, 2018 — HealthLynked Corp. (OTCQB: HLYK) today announced the release of its real-time chat software.
HealthLynked’s new chat software allows its patient/users to join existing groups or create their own groups on healthcare topics of interest to them. Existing categories include a wide range of topics including: Cancer, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Pediatrics, Medical Research, Clinical Trials, Diabetes and Hypertension. Groups can be Public, Restricted or Private and users have an option to enter groups as a guest if they wish to remain anonymous. Public Groups can be viewed by all and users can join without the need for approval or invitation. Restricted groups require approval of the group owner to join while Private groups are by invitation only.
All chats use end-to-end encryption to protect privacy and allows users to feel comfortable discussing sensitive medical issues to gain insight in diagnosis, treatment options and referrals to healthcare providers who have special expertise in these areas.
“The HealthLynked network has connected patients to their healthcare providers in a secure private connection. The addition of our group chat functionality allows our patient members to have a way to connect and discuss medical topics of personal interest to them.
“The creation of a platform for patients to gain insights from other patients and for healthcare providers to engage with patients that have interest in areas of their expertise can drive more efficient medical care as a collective. In an era when social connectivity has been a driving force in information, it is a logical step that such a connector for healthcare can provide sharing of information and bring a wide range of benefits in healthcare,” stated Dr. Michael Dent, CEO of HealthLynked.
About HealthLynked Corp.
HealthLynked Corp. provides a solution for both patient members and providers to improve healthcare through the efficient exchange of medical information. The HealthLynked Network is a cloud-based platform that allows members to connect with their healthcare providers and take control of their medical information. Members enter their medical information, including medications, allergies, past surgeries and personal health records, in one convenient online and secure location, free of charge.
Participating healthcare providers can connect with their current and future patients through the system. Other benefits to providers include the ability to utilize the HealthLynked marketing tools to connect with their active and inactive patients to improve patient retention, access more accurate and current patient information, provide more efficient online scheduling and to fill last minute cancellations using our “real time appointment scheduling” mobile application. Healthcare providers pay a monthly fee to access these HealthLynked services.
For additional information about HealthLynked Corp. visit www.healthlynked.com and connect with HealthLynked on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
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