CareZone Cloud Health-Care Service Adds Broadcast Notifications
The fully secured freemium subscription web service acts as an online central repository for key records that include insurance, hospital and outpatient documents; dietary information; financial records; appointment scheduling; and others.CareZone, a rapidly growing family resource website that helps organize health-care information for those caring for others, launched some key new features on Nov. 13. The fully secured freemium subscription web service acts as an online central repository for key records that include insurance, hospital and outpatient documents; dietary information; financial records; appointment scheduling; and others. The website, which does not sell advertising, is especially useful for older people who require help from family members to make decisions using sensitive and private information. CareZone launched last February and has grown steadily in single-family subscription users. It also has found a home with some professional caregivers, such as therapists and other specialists, who have multiple patients to track.
Three New Features Now Available
Profile: Provides a permanent reference for emergency information, from name and address, to blood type and allergies; Journal: Records observations and conversations, as a private diary or a journal shared among any number of authorized individuals;
Contacts: Manages information related to family, helpers, facilities, clinics, etc. When shared, permits multiple users to share the same, always updated contact list on computers, phones and tablets;
Medications: Manages medications and therapies, alongside history, dosage, frequency, schedule, and reactions; Uploaded Files: Provides a lockbox for important documents, such as reports, images, advance directives, health care proxies, discharge instructions, legal documents, etc.
To-Do's: Records and assigns duties to individuals, coordinates multiple helpers; Notes: Stores permanent notes such as care instructions, account numbers/passwords, billing notes, etc. More services and applications are in development and will be rolled out throughout the year. CareZone is a freemium service. The main application is available without charge via CareZone.com or the App Store. Starting on Jan. 1, 2013, high-capacity accounts (those centered around more than five individuals being cared for) will be available for $5 per month, or $49/year. A release for professional caregivers, focusing on the care of up to 100 individuals, will be available in 2013. eWEEK published a profile on Jonathan Schwartz last January as he was preparing for the launch of Picture of Health, which eventually became CareZone.