Country’s Leading Pediatric Urgent Care Provider to Completely Digitize Clinical Guidelines
Via Software Platform That Provides Point-of-Care Support For Clinicians
NEW YORK, NY – May 21, 2021 – PM Pediatrics, the nation’s leader in specialized pediatric urgent care, is expanding its collaboration with avoMD, an app-driven software platform for next-gen clinical guidelines and decision support, to further improve the way PM Pediatrics’ clinicians access, learn, and use the company’s evidence-based clinical care guidelines.
In Fall 2020, the two parties partnered to digitize a subset of PM Pediatrics’ clinical guidelines into highly usable and interactive formats available via the avoMD mobile app. Now, the expanded collaboration includes the following initiatives:
PM Pediatrics will upload the entirety of its clinical guidelines onto the avoMD platform.
Providers will be able to access avoMD on the web and via the electronic health record system, in addition to the mobile app
Leadership will receive access to avoMD’s analytics to better understand guideline usage and drive detailed, quality-focused insights
Ultimately, the enhanced partnership will equip PM Pediatrics providers with a digital arsenal of next-gen urgent care guidelines and allow the company to proactively deliver high quality care.
“avoMD’s platform has been instrumental in assisting us as we translate our guidelines to a digital format and continue to update and distribute them in real-time in the ever-evolving medical landscape,” said Dr. Mordechai Raskas, Chief Medical Information Officer and Director of Telemedicine for PM Pediatrics. “We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of creating urgent care guidelines for our team. By providing us with easily accessible, interactive evidence-based tools and decision support, avoMD supports our mission of improving the safety and quality of patient care.”
Dr. Yair Saperstein, CEO of avoMD, added, “The expanded partnership with PM Pediatrics underscores both organizations’ commitment to enhancing the provider experience and delivering the highest quality of care. We are privileged to be able to work with such a forward-looking and passionate team at PM Pediatrics.”
About PM Pediatrics
PM Pediatrics was founded on the belief that there is a better way to deliver urgent care to kids and young adults. Our mission is to ensure our patients receive superior quality pediatric acute care when they need it, without having to wait long for it. PM Pediatrics has had over 3 million visits by patients hailing from over 2,000 towns and cities in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and more than a dozen countries worldwide. As part of their commitment to community education, Dr. Christina Johns serves as the company spokesperson and Senior Medical Advisor. As a parent, pediatrician and pediatric emergency physician with a master’s in education, she shares her expertise with patients and families everywhere. PM Pediatrics accepts most types of insurance and features short wait times and convenient hours, 365 days a year. pmpediatrics.com
avoMD is building the next-gen platform for interactive clinical guidelines and decision support. Leading provider organizations use avoMD to digitize their clinical workflows and algorithms and put them in the hands of their providers instantly. The technology functions on a standalone basis via web and mobile apps or can integrate into the EHR. In usability trials and live deployments, the software has been shown to dramatically increase clinical guideline usability and usage. Led by a team of physicians and informaticians from Harvard, Yale and Mount Sinai, avoMD has over 10 current hospital and urgent care partners including Children’s Minnesota, PM Pediatrics, and Samsung Medical Center.
For more information, visit http://www.avomd.io.