ZoomCare Introduces the Personal Health Passport Program

Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Source: ZoomCare

ZoomCare Introduces the Personal Health Passport Program

Passport Powered by ZoomCare Delivers Seamless Access for ZoomCare Patients to Advanced Laboratory and Imaging Services from Legacy Health
December 15, 2009

PORTLAND, Ore, (December 15, 2009) - ZoomCare, creator of Health Care on Demand, announced today the availability of the Personal Health Passport powered by ZoomCare, the simplest, most seamless and price transparent way for Portland area health care consumers to enjoy state-of-the-art neighborhood-based everyday health care and tightly integrated access to advanced laboratory and imaging services through a collaboration between ZoomCare and Legacy Health, debuting at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center in Tualatin, Ore.

"Our customers have been telling us that they love the ZoomCare experience but don't want it to end when they walk out our door. The ZoomCare Passport program lets our customer take the ZoomCare experience with them. Through our new relationship with Legacy Health our customers have simple access to advanced laboratory and imaging services seven days a week, price transparency and seamless access to their results", said ZoomCare co-founder, David Sanders MD.

"We are pleased that Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center is partnering with ZoomCare to extend its patient services," said Allyson Anderson, chief administrative officer, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center. "Passport by ZoomCare is another example of how ZoomCare is developing new and innovative ways to make quality health care more accessible and provide additional services to its patients by teaming up with Legacy Health."

The ZoomCare Passport offers four new features: access to advanced laboratory and imaging services seven days a week, 12 hours a day on weekdays and 8 hours a day on weekends; a seamless customer experience between neighborhood clinics and test centers; transparent pricing and faster results reporting for ZoomCare customers.

With the introduction of this new program, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center enables ZoomCare patients to have access seven days a week, 8 AM to 8 PM weekdays and 9 AM - 5 PM weekends.

In addition to expanded access, ZoomCare Passport provides price transparency for advanced laboratory and imaging services, a core tenet of the ZoomCare philosophy. ZoomCare will provide its customers with estimated prices of advanced laboratory and imaging costs up front.

Further, ZoomCare and Legacy Health have developed new materials and training to ensure a seamless customer experience from neighborhood clinic to test center. ZoomCare will be able to offers its customers faster results online, as well as by phone.

About ZoomCare
Founded by David Sanders, MD and Albert DiPiero, MD, MPH, ZoomCare is the creator of Health Care on Demand. ZoomCare state-of-the-art neighborhood clinics specialize in everyday health care.

ZoomCare is breaking down the health care bureaucracy to provide patients with online-scheduling for guaranteed same-day and on-time visits, including paperless check-in. ZoomCare accepts nearly all insurance and offers point-of-service discounts for self-pay customers. Our 100% transparency pledge means our prices are published online and you always leave with a ZoomReceipt so your bill is never a surprise - a health care first. Need help after your visit? ZoomCare is leading the way with a novel set of online support tools including Zelp (ZoomCare + Help) and other services. Best of all, our industry leading efficiency means you get the finest care on demand at an affordable price whether you are insured or uninsured.

ZoomCare has four locations: Bridgeport Village, the Pearl District, Hawthorne District and Tanasbourne.

For more information and a complete listing of services and prices, go to: http://www.zoomcare.com.

ZoomCare and Health Care on Demand are trademarks of ZoomCare.

About Legacy Health
Legacy Health is an Oregon-based nonprofit, tax-exempt organization and, with more than 9,000 full- and part-time employees, is one of the largest private sector employers in the Portland metropolitan area. The Legacy system provides an integrated network of healthcare services, including acute and critical care, inpatient and outpatient treatment, community health education and a variety of specialty services. Legacy's hospitals include: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, The Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, and Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Portland, Ore.; Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center in Tualatin, Ore.; Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center in Gresham, Ore.; and Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash. Also included in the Legacy system are a hospice agency, a full-service research facility, laboratory services, and specialty and primary care clinics.

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Erica Garver, 971-570-3291 or EricaG@sundropmedia.com
Lisa Wood, Legacy Health for Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, 503-415-5770 or liwood@lhs.org

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