OhMD Partners with athenahealth’s ‘More Disruption Please’ Program to Bring Secure Texting to Patients and Physicians

NEW YORK, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OhMD, a HIPAA-compliant texting platform for patients and healthcare professionals, today announced a partnership with athenahealth, Inc. through athenahealth’s ‘More Disruption Please’ (MDP) program. As part of the athenahealth® Marketplace, this newly integrated application is now available to athenahealth’s growing network of more than 99,000 healthcare providers for more efficient communication between patients, colleagues, and other healthcare professionals through secure text messaging.

OhMD empowers healthcare providers to deliver better care and improve outcomes by streamlining time-intensive communications. The secure messaging application allows for a wide range of patient and physician exchanges including:

  • Patient-to-practice texting
  • Physician-to-physician texting
  • Appointment reminders and follow-up
  • Patient reported feedback and outcomes
  • Telephone and voicemail replacement
  • Patient education


“OhMD can drastically improve the patient experience while allowing healthcare providers and their teams to spend less time playing phone tag,” said Ethan Bechtel, CEO and co-founder of OhMD. “Patients, physicians and staff can securely communicate on the OhMD platform, which looks and feels just like text messaging.”

athenahealth is a network-enabled services company that offers medical record, revenue cycle, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health services for hospital and ambulatory clients. The company’s vision is to build a national health information backbone to help make healthcare work as it should. As an MDP partner, OhMD joins a network of like-minded healthcare professionals who are looking to disrupt established approaches in healthcare that simply aren’t working, aren’t good enough, or aren’t advancing the industry and help providers thrive in the face of industry change.

To learn more about OhMD’s new integrated application for HIPAA-compliant texting, please visit OhMD’s product listing page on the Marketplace.

About OhMD

OhMD helps healthcare providers deliver better care to patients and improve outcomes by streamlining time-intensive communications. OhMD’s HIPAA-compliant texting platform leverages a simple interface combined with a robust connectivity engine that integrates with electronic health records and practice management systems to deliver additional functionality to both physicians and patients using secure text messaging. A Blueprint Health Accelerator company, OhMD has offices in New York, NY and Burlington, VT. For more information, visit http://www.OhMD.com

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