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MedCircle and Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower Announce a Patient Engagement Partnership

MedCircle
Posted on: 09 Nov 17
MedCircle and Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower Announce a Patient Engagement Partnership Annenberg Learners Provided Dynamic Health Education Platform for Enhanced Engagement Between Patients, Providers and Healthcare Advocates

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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Health education startup MedCircle today announced a partnership with the accrediting organization Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at the Eisenhower to offer Annenberg CME/CE learners a new digital networking platform that facilitates greater engagement between healthcare providers and patients, family members and others interested in a specific health topic.

"MedCircle was created to give those seeking information on health topics a way to tap into content they can trust," said Dr. Kapil Gupta, chief executive officer and founder of MedCircle. "With our partnership with the Annenberg Center, we provide an easy, secure way for Annenberg clinician-learners and other credentialed healthcare providers to engage with patients, patient advocates and interested consumers."

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif., is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

"As the healthcare system moves from volume-based to value-based care, engaging patients to effectively manage their health has become a priority. Through our partnership with MedCircle, the Annenberg Center can now offer our learners a trusted tool to facilitate more effective engagement with their patients and caregivers," stated Michael Hite, president and chief executive officer at the Annenberg Center. "It enhances our educational offerings by extending the learning and providing the patient perspective within an easy to use platform of curated health information."

About MedCircle

MedCircle is a paradigm shift for consuming and sharing health information. Instead of endless searching of the Internet you just select a health topic and we will bring to you the best and latest information in one place, only from trusted sources. It also is a platform where consumers engage with healthcare providers directly and privately and follow HCPs in a simple, personal and secure way, while HCPs can better connect and educate MedCircle members. MedCircle was established in 2016 by a group of doctors, internet pioneers and service professionals dedicated to using technology to improve how health education is delivered and to make a positive impact on doctors' practices and community well-being. 

To learn more, visit www.medcircle.com

About the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Founded in 1981, the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower believes that clinicians and patients who are well-informed with the most up-to-date medical knowledge assure the best health outcomes for communities. The Annenberg Center provides innovative and meaningful learning experiences that keep physicians, other healthcare providers, trainees, and patients a step ahead of changes in healthcare.

To learn more, visit www.annenberg.net 

 

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Last updated on: 09/11/2017

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