BURLINGTON — LabCorp, a medical laboratory firm, partnered with non-profit The Commons Venture to permit individuals to entry their LabCorp outcomes by way of CommonHealth, an Android app that shops private well being data, the corporate introduced on Tuesday.
CommonHealth was developed by clinicians, public well being specialists, technologists and scientists for a quick and safe means for sufferers to entry their well being information. Sufferers can decide who can see their data and take away suppliers at any time.
“By enabling sufferers to combine their check outcomes with CommonHealth, customers can securely entry their outcomes and share them at their discretion with medical doctors, telehealth suppliers, colleges, employers and others whom they could need to have entry to this data,” Mark Wright, senior vice chairman of IT Buyer Merchandise at LabCorp, mentioned within the launch.
This utility is exclusive as a result of it’s operated by a non-profit public service with an intensive privacy-protecting operate to safe private data.
“With the acceleration of distant medication and telehealth, sufferers and suppliers want quick access to trusted lab information to make knowledgeable medical selections,” mentioned Paul Meyer, CEO of The Commons Venture.
LabCorp shares fell $1.16 to shut at $193.09 on Wednesday.
This story is from the North Carolina Enterprise Information Wire, a service of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Faculty of Media and Journalism