Lionheart Press Release: February 4, 2016

Lionheart Press Release: February 4, 2016

LIONHEART LAUNCHES TO IMPROVE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITIONS Platform will simplify health management for both patients and caregivers Seattle, WA––February 4, 2016–– L​ionheart,​an app that connects patients and caregivers for collaborative chronic health management, launched today. Founder and CEO Tammy Bowers was inspired to start Lionheart by the challenges she and her family encountered while caring for her son’s medical conditions. L​ionheart provides a single cloud-based source for a patient’s medical profile, simplifying collaboration and minimizing miscommunication between all caregivers. According to the​Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare​, an estimated 80% of serious medical errors involve miscommunication between caregivers during the transfer of patients. This is further complicated by extensive care networks which can include family, friends, doctors, nurses, and even babysitters or teachers. “Improving chances for a patient to survive – or even thrive – requires care networks that are intimately involved in the day-to-day care management. Instead of waiting for the healthcare system to be advanced through government or policy, it is up to the patient and caregivers to take charge,” said Tammy Bowers, CEO and co-founder of Lionheart. “Through the ongoing care of my son who has a congenital heart condition, I understand first-hand the need for a solution. We need better tools to help ease the burden of caregivers who have to juggle it all.” Benefits of Lionheart: One cohesive source for information: U​ser-friendly tools designed especially for caregivers help to store all essential medical information in one place, and share the corresponding data with providers Track medications:​Including dosage and frequency Real-time updates so patients and their caregivers always know when care is given Store comprehensive...