General Electric Selects DoctorQuality for Its Active Consumer Health Initiative; Employees to Access Personalized Online Health Services.Business Editors/Health & Medical Writers
PHILADELPHIA--(BW HealthWire)--Sept. 19, 2001
DoctorQuality will provide its MyQualityCoach services to General Electric employees as part of GE's continued commitment to quality healthcare.
The services will be integrated into GE's broader set of services designed to help employees and their families make informed decisions about their healthcare.
DoctorQuality's services will allow GE's members to identify best-practice care for chronic and acute care, access disease libraries, health and wellness information, and select physicians and hospitals based upon quality of care indices. These services are designed for employees to have access to personalized per·son·al·ize
tr.v. per·son·al·ized, per·son·al·iz·ing, per·son·al·iz·es
1. To take (a general remark or characterization) in a personal manner.
2. To attribute human or personal qualities to; personify. health information and to encourage compliance with evidence-based care evidence-based care,
n a philosophy of treatment that relies on up-to-date, germane research as its foundation. .
The National Disease Management Association awarded DoctorQuality's MyQualityCoach their national award for best impacting consumer behavior.
MyQualityCoach utilizes clinical content licensed from DSHI DSHI Deck Starboard High Systems. DSHI Systems is the leading innovator in medical content management providing turnkey See turnkey system. web solutions and application programming interfaces.
The interactive tools and health information are written and updated by teams of physicians and are designed to help users communicate better with their doctors and make more informed healthcare decisions.
"GE's commitment to quality is legendary and this relationship further demonstrates their industry leadership in promoting quality initiatives within the healthcare purchasing and employee benefits arena," says David Shulkin, M.D., Chief Executive Officer at DoctorQuality. Initial implementation has begun with GE Transportation Systems in Erie, Pennsylvania “Erie” redirects here. For other uses, see Erie (disambiguation).
Erie (pronounced IPA: /ˈɪəri/) is a major industrial city on the shore of Lake Erie in the northwestern corner of the U.S. and GE Medical Systems headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin For other places with the same name, see Milwaukee (disambiguation).
Milwaukee is the largest city within the state of Wisconsin and 25th largest (by population) in the United States. . The program will initially involve over 19,000 GE employees from these two divisions.
DoctorQuality, Inc, provides products and services to measure, select, purchase, and improve the quality of healthcare. DoctorQuality's customers are utilizing quality-focused products including patient-oriented, on-line disease specific health guides, quality ratings of healthcare providers and evidence-based medical libraries and evaluations.
DoctorQuality's financing is led by Pennsylvania Early Stage Partners and Mid Atlantic Mid Atlantic can mean: