SOURCE: Zweena


December 13, 2010 08:30 ET

Zweena® Revolutionizes Personal Health Records With New Internet Service for Individuals and Their Families

Partnered With Microsoft HealthVault®, Zweena Eliminates the Complexity of Creating and Managing a PHR for Use in Self-Care, Family Care, and Protection Against Medical Errors

SKILLMAN, NJ--(Marketwire - December 13, 2010) - Zweena® today launched its revolutionary new Personal Health Record (PHR) web service, featuring a proven proprietary platform that eliminates the complexity of creating and managing an online health record. Partnered with Microsoft HealthVault®, Zweena enables consumers to create and maintain a personally controlled patient health record for meaningful use in self-care, care of family members, and to share medical records directly with healthcare providers, via the Internet. Zweena's innovative platform collects medical records on behalf of individuals, creates a PHR based on the Continuous Care Record (CCR) guidelines outlined by the American Academy of Family Practice, then stores both scanned and discreet data within the individual's own secure Personal Health Community (PHC) for sharing with family members, and directly with providers.

"Eighty-six percent of Americans or higher say that PHRs could help them avoid duplicated tests, keep doctors informed, check the accuracy of medical records, and track personal health expenses, yet only seven percent use PHRs today, due to the complexity in creating and maintaining a PHR with existing services," said John Phelan, CEO of Zweena. "Recognizing the urgency and need for consumers to have accurate and current PHRs, Zweena developed a revolutionary electronic health record system that makes personal digital health records easy to set up, keep current, and share in a secure network for use in self-care and care of family members."

About Zweena
Zweena®, taken from the Moroccan name meaning "beautiful," connects individuals and their family members to the medical community of doctors and providers they rely on to manage and maintain their health. Zweena powers the leading Internet-based platform for creating and managing a Personal Health Record (PHR). Partnered with Microsoft HealthVault®, Zweena transforms paper medical records into scanned and organized discreet data files, eliminating the complexity of creating and managing a PHR on one's own. The Zweena Personal Health Record is accurate, current, and can be used in self-care, the care of family members, and shared with healthcare providers via an individual's secure Personal Health Community (PHC), anywhere in the world. For information on Zweena, visit:

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