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NexJ Connected Wellness Platform Selected By Dossia for New York Community-Based Health Promotion Initiative
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
NexJ products to be integrated in to Dossia's Personal Health Management System for a New York City Health Department pilot program
TORONTO, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - NexJ Systems Inc., (TSX: NXJ), a leading provider of next-generation enterprise customer relationship management solutions (CRM), today announced NexJ Connected Wellness has been selected by Dossia, a leading Health Management Platform provider, to be used in conjunction with Dossia's platform as part of the New York City Health Department pilot program spearheaded by The Primary Care Information Project (PCIP).
For the initial pilot, five church health ministries in Brooklyn will partner with PCIP to offer their congregants access to a Personal Health Record. The health ministry volunteers will use the NexJ Connected Wellness Platform to review and take action on health readings shared by congregants.
"Community-based health initiatives play an imperative role in improving the overall health and wellness in communities across the country," said Steve Munini, Chief Operating Officer of Dossia. "We're very excited to be working with NexJ to deliver a system to the New York City Health Department for the promotion of health within specific communities."
Elements of NexJ Connected Wellness Platform that will be integrated in the Dossia Personal Health Management System include Health Trackers which allow participants to track new blood pressure values and view their historical measurements; Individual and Group Progress reports which allows Public Health staff to view the success of the program on a day-to-day basis; and graphical Population Health Surveillance dashboards that allow population health analysts to evaluate the success of programs and develop new programs that target specific conditions and new communities.
"NexJ is dedicated to developing solutions that connect patients with a circle of care of doctors, health coaches, and family members so patients can effectively manage their own health and take proactive steps that promote wellness," said William M. Tatham, Chief Executive Office, NexJ Systems. "The Primary Care Information Project is a great example of how NexJ Connected Wellness can be used to engage individuals and their communities to take positive action to manage high blood pressure and other chronic conditions." About NexJ Systems Inc.
NexJ is a leading provider of enterprise private cloud software, delivering customer relationship management (CRM) solutions for financial services, insurance, and healthcare. Our next-generation, people-centered software combines industry-specific functionality with information from multiple applications and data stores to provide comprehensive knowledge of the individual.
NexJ was founded by an executive management team with extensive experience in the successful design and delivery of large-scale, integrated, enterprise software solutions. For more information about NexJ Systems call 416-222-5611, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.nexj.com.
About Dossia Dossia is an organization consisting of several large U.S. employers who have united under a common vision: to empower their employees to make smarter more informed decisions about their healthcare. Through Dossia, they will leverage their combined influence to break down barriers to health information, which will help drive consumer-initiated change. The Dossia Founders group includes AT&T, Applied Materials, BP America, Cardinal Health, Intel, NantWorks, Pitney Bowes, sanofi-aventis, Vanguard Health Systems and Walmart. For more information, visit www.dossia.org.
About New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is one of the largest public health agencies in the world, serving 8 million New Yorkers from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. With over 200 years of leadership in the field, we're also one of our nation's oldest public health agencies. The challenges we face range from obesity, diabetes and heart disease to HIV/AIDS, tobacco addiction and substance abuse, and the threat of bioterrorism. We're tackling these issues with innovative policies and programs - and getting exceptional results - but our work is never finished.
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