Medivo Expands Lab Coverage in New York Metro Area with Sunrise Medical Laboratories Partnership
Medivo Inc., a New York-based healthcare IT company that provides innovative reporting, testing and health monitoring tools and services to patients and physician practices, today announced that it has reached a lab services agreement with Sunrise Medical Laboratories of Hicksville, N.Y. The new partnership with Medivo opens the way for physicians to use Sunrise's laboratory services and to utilize Medivo's innovative reporting, testing and health monitoring tools.
The partnership also expands a patient's choice when selecting laboratory facilities for diagnostic testing via Medivo's platform. Medivo's goal is to connect with every major lab in the U.S.
“Medivo's vision is to improve patient care and help save lives by providing faster and easier access to quality healthcare,” said Sundeep Bhan, CEO and co-founder of Medivo. “This partnership represents a significant milestone for Medivo and increases our footprint in the New York metro area. By partnering with Sunrise, Medivo can now offer its tools to physicians in the Sunrise network and provide Medivo Monitor testing services to thousands of additional patients."
Medivo's innovative services are revolutionizing the way physicians and patients use lab testing to make better decisions leading to improved health. Using Medivo's unique services, physicians are able to improve patient care by more effectively identifying gaps in testing and treatment. Medivo also enables patients to better manage their health and have more meaningful interactions with their doctors through access to testing and monitoring tools.
Sunrise owns and operates 29 patient service centers (i.e., draw stations) in the New York metro area and has four facilities in development. It is one of the largest regional lab networks in the Northeast.
Headquartered in New York, NY, Medivo is dedicated to helping save and improve lives through faster and easier access to quality healthcare. Medivo's free services and tools are revolutionizing the way physicians and patients leverage lab testing to make better decisions leading to improved health. Medivo enables physicians to improve care with tools that identify gaps in patient lab testing and treatment, increase testing compliance, and provide fast and convenient access to a network of thousands of labs. Medivo enables patients to better manage their health and have more meaningful interactions with their doctors through access to testing and monitoring tools, easy-to-understand explanations of lab results, and relevant education information. Medivo raised $7M in Series A funding in 2011 led by Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE). For more information, visit our website at www.medivo.com, Follow Us on Twitter @gomedivo or Like Us on Facebook.
About Sunrise Medical Laboratories
For over 40 years, Sunrise Medical Laboratories has a proud reputation as a leading, full-service clinical laboratory with an array of convenient locations throughout the New York metropolitan area and the surrounding communities. It offers a broad spectrum of clinical and anatomical pathology laboratory testing that is designed to provide physicians and their patients with the most accurate and diagnostically meaningful results. Sunrise Medical is fully licensed and accredited by The College of American Pathologists, New York State Department of Health, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Pennsylvania Department of Health. For more information, please visit www.sunriselab.com.
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