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Athletico and MedBridge Partner to Lead the Future of Clinical Education and Patient Engagement

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Athletico taps MedBridge’s expansive continuing education library and patient engagement resources to improve clinical performance

SEATTLE, May 24, 2017 — MedBridge, an industry-leading developer of patient engagement and clinical education software, today announces a partnership with Athletico Physical Therapy, one of the nation’s foremost providers of orthopedic rehabilitation services. The partnership will combine Athletico’s clinical expertise with MedBridge’s revolutionary cloud-based platform to streamline business operations and improve the quality of patient care.

The MedBridge platform provides the latest evidence-based clinical education that can be immediately applied to patients, improving both outcomes and patient satisfaction scores. A recent MedBridge survey reported that 98% of patients polled using the MedBridge platform indicated that it had helped their rehabilitation.

“At Athletico Physical Therapy, we are committed to the development and continuous improvement of our employees, and MedBridge provides a comprehensive solution to enhance our continued success in the pursuit of Inspiring Clinical Excellence,” explained Travis Egli, director of education and clinical programs at Athletico. “Through MedBridge, Athletico can make stronger decisions to invest in various areas of our business to positively influence our patient outcomes and experience. MedBridge has created a cost-effective and quality healthcare platform that is the future of online education, training, and a tool to remain connected with our patients, creating lifelong connections between our therapists and our patients!”

Athletico joins over 1,100 organizations that have integrated the MedBridge platform to provide clinical education and patient engagement solutions for physical therapists, occupational therapists, and athletic trainers. The fully customizable software suite can be integrated with a client’s EMR and HR systems for seamless data efficiency.

“We are excited to partner with Athletico to provide a platform that optimizes workflows and further advances patient-centered care,” announced Justin Kowalchuk, MedBridge founder and CEO. “As a strategic partner to healthcare organizations, our fundamental mission is to improve clinical performance, patient outcomes, and financial success via a fully-integrated solution. We are very excited to be collaborating with Athletico.”

About Athletico
Athletico Physical Therapy provides the highest quality orthopedic rehabilitation services to communities, employers and athletes in over 400 locations throughout eleven states with more than 4,000 employees. Athletico is committed to our patients and referring physicians through our patient-centric focus, positive work environment, attention to quality and high standard of care. Athletico measures patient outcomes and satisfaction and is dedicated to continuous improvement. Athletico was named #1 Workplace in Chicago, “Best Physical Therapy Practice in the Nation” by ADVANCE magazine, Top Workplace in the Nation and has been recognized as a leader in employee volunteering and charitable giving.  Our services include physical and occupational/hand therapy, workers’ compensation, women’s health therapy, concussion management and athletic training. For more information, or to schedule a free injury screening, please visit www.athletico.com and follow us on Twitter at @athletico.

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