Premier Health to Team up with 360 Health to provide Second Opinion Services
By MedTech Outlook | Thursday, January 31, 2019
Continuous technological development in healthcare has improved the quality of life even more. It has also made a huge impact on the medical process and the practices of healthcare professionals and patients. Premier Health Group Inc., a Canadian company that is developing innovative healthcare approaches that combine human skill-based expertise with advancing technologies for the healthcare sector, trumpets that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with 360 Health, as part of Premier Health's international expansion strategy. 360 Health is a healthcare subsidiary of 360 Security Technology Inc, and a leading provider of online services in China with a market capitalization of over $20 billion USD as of January 16, 2019.
As part of the collaboration, Premier Health will be providing second opinion services–both remotely an in-person–by connecting 360 Health's patients in China with medical practitioners, with an infrastructure implemented by them. Through medical seminars, Premier Health will also provide assistance in General Practitioner training virtually and onsite.
“Premier Health is very excited to partner with 360 Health, as China is the leader in primary care and is continuing to adopt a Family Practice primary care model. This partnership marks an excellent opportunity for Premier to see the light of the fastest growing telemedicine market globally,” explained Dr. Essam Hamza, CEO, Premier Health Group Inc.
An Internet Hospital license in China has been approved for 360 Health that can provide a platform for Chinese medical practitioners and patients to have online consultations, online prescriptions, and online purchase of medicine.
With this collaboration, Premier Health's current ecosystem of care providing for over 100,000 active patients will expand internationally by creating value in patient care and technology enterprise. Additional updates of the partnership will be provided over the coming months.