MIAMI, November 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In recognition of Veterans Day, Healthy Together announces the launch of a new mobile app integration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide easily accessible health records to veterans in all the countries. The collaboration between Healthy Together and VA is part of VA’s Lighthouse’s ongoing effort to provide more ways for veterans to safely access and use their health records and data.
The Department of Veterans Affairs API Platform is part of its digital modernization strategy and is used to securely access VA data to create innovative tools for veterans. Since August 2018VA’s public API platform has approved a small group of trusted organizations like Healthy Together to access the platform for VA data.
The Veterans Health Administration is the largest integrated health care system in United States, providing care in more than 1,300 health facilities. To help veterans access data from these facilities, Healthy Together has seamlessly integrated its mobile platform to provide account access to more than 18 million veterans, eliminating manual processes allowing VA administrators to provide and share health information to patients.
With over 1.5 million veterans in the state, Florida has become widely known as the most veteran-friendly state in the country. Currently, more than 50% of Florida households have adopted Healthy Together; the mobile app has achieved #1 in Apple’s Health & Fitness category and has more than 225k App Store and Play Store reviews with a 4.9/5 star rating.
“We are excited to be working with the VA to help all veterans easily access their critical health information. Providing a personalized, up-to-date digital history of vaccinations in the Healthy Together app is just the start and we are waiting. looking forward to expanding access. Jayson Ahlstromco-founder and product manager at Healthy Together
The rollout will begin with mobile access to immunization records and plans will include expansion to additional electronic medical records including: test results, allergy records, clinical vital signs, medical conditions, appointment records, and more.
Technology enables access to real-time updated health information and records via smartphone with simplified record sharing, allowing veterans to easily send PDF versions of health information to a physician or organization if needed.
“Healthy Together is very easy to use, even for those who are not tech-savvy. Having a digital copy of my immunization records saves me from having to carry hard copies between providers.” – Louis MazzacaneVeteran
Veterans can access the Healthy Together app on the VA and Healthy Together websites:
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