Sechenov University and PROTEK have entered into the agreement on establishment of the joint venture specializing in telemedicine technologies development
On 26 November, the agreement on establishment of the joint venture under the auspices of the Sechenov University and the CV “PROTEK” Firm was signed on the sidelines of the III International Medical Investment Forum (MIIF-2019). The document was signed by Petr Glybochko, rector of the Sechenov University University, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Dmitry Pogrebinsky, General Director of CV “PROTEK” Firm.
The main purpose of the joint venture will be the development of telemedicine technologies and the promotion of digital healthcare services for patients and physicians. As part of the cooperation, introduction and promotion of the My Health mobile application will be effected. Launch of the application is scheduled for December 2019. It will be available free of charge on the Google Play and App Store.
The application will allow to monitor health indicators, to make face-to-face and online appointments with physicians, to order medicinal products under manufacturers support programs, and to receive reminders to take medicinal products.
At the initial stage, only the Sechenov University's Clinical Center will be connected to the application, but later it will be available for all medical institutions, both budget and commercial ones, in all regions of the Russian Federation.
Users of the application will be able to record information on their health condition either manually or via medical synchronized devices and smart watches. User can share data with his/her attending physician face-to-face or online. It also provides for synchronizing of the application with the CardioQVARK device, a personal electrocardiograph connected to smartphone.
After face-to-face appointment with a physician from the Sechenov University's Clinical Center, user will have the option of to choose online appointment with the specialist.
Thanks to this service, patient’s visit to physician is excluded in cases where personal visit is not necessary, for example, in case of correction of the treatment regimen or questions regarding taking medications, side effects.
“The Sechenov University implements state policy in the field of digital healthcare tools introduction. This sets the global goal to increase life expectancy by combating key chronic and socially significant diseases via increasing the efficiency of their identification, treatment and prevention. The project of the joint venture, in which the Sechenov University is engaged, aims at creating and operating the digital service for remote monitoring and counseling of patients with various diseases. The application will provide patients with effective self-monitoring of vital signs in accordance with methods adopted in Russia and national recommendations, share data with their attending physicians and receive medical advice within the framework of current legislation,” said Petr Glybochko, Rector of the Sechenov University.
“The My Health program implemented by the CV “PROTEK” Firm initially provided for the availability of the telemedicine service. Along with the opportunity to save money when purchasing necessary medicines and reduce costs of medical examinations, online consultation with your physician has also become one of the most in-demand services among patients. It is planned to scale this service within the entire healthcare system, including both state and commercial sectors,” said Dmitry Pogrebinsky, General Director of CV “PROTEK” Firm.
The My Health program is a joint project of the CV “PROTEK” Firm and leading pharmaceutical companies, within the framework of which patients with various diseases are provided with support services during the treatment process. The key objective of the program is to improve the patient’s adherence to the therapy prescribed by the physician by reducing the cost of medicinal products, targeted communications of medical specialists with patients on treatment issues, and ensuring communication with a physician via mobile application.
The My Health program consolidates:
· 2 million participating patients
· 15 thousand partner pharmacies
· 78 regions
To become a member of the My Health program, a patient needs only to:
Call the hotline 8 (800) 500-45-49 or
register on moezdorovie.ru or zdravcity.ru websites
The Sechenov University is the largest international research medical university, established in 1758. It trains future leaders of domestic and foreign healthcare. The university’s mission is to create conditions for development of medical education and science, which will ensure a worthy place for Russia in the global healthcare system. The only medical university to participate of the 5-100 Project to increase the competitiveness of leading Russian universities among the world's leading research and educational centers. It also is the first Russian medical higher educational establishment to be included into the THE and QS authoritative international rankings.
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