LabCorp + CommonHealth Integrate to Give Patients Secure Access to Test Results

LabCorp + CommonHealth Integrate to Give Patients Secure Access to Test Results
LabCorp + CommonHealth Integrate to Give Patients Secure Access to Test Results

What You Should Know:

– The Commons Project, a non-profit public trust, today
announced a strategic partnership with LabCorp that allows patients to securely
access test results, including COVID-19 screening, via CommonHealth, the
privacy-preserving Android app.

– This is the first partnership major commercial lab
integration for CommonHealth.


LabCorp and The Commons Project, a non-profit
public trust dedicated to building global digital services and platforms for
the common good, today announced a strategic partnership to allow people to
securely access their LabCorp test results via CommonHealth, the
privacy-preserving Android app that enables users to safely collect, store, and
use their personal health information. The announcement marks LabCorp as the
first major commercial lab to integrate with CommonHealth, which is also
working with a wide range of other healthcare providers.


Powering Consumers With Secure Access to Their Diagnostic
Test Results Through CommonHealth

CommonHealth
allows the 52% of American’s relying on Android devices to have control over
their healthcare data and share it with their with doctors, telehealth
providers, schools, employers and others whom they may want to have access to
this information.

CommonHealth is available for download via Google
Play
and works like so:

– Aggregates an individual’s health information from
multiple sources and allows them to share it with apps and services they trust

– Individuals have the capability to determine the type of
information and with whom to share it, and can also change their permissions to
remove providers or any data type at any time

– Additionally, without a user’s explicit consent, data
accessed and stored with CommonHealth is not shared with any third-party


CommonHealth users now have a convenient, secure option for
accessing their LabCorp test results on their Android phones. CommonHealth is
distinguished from other apps that allow sharing of clinical data in that it is
operated as a non-profit public service with a robust privacy-protecting model
for how data is shared and how apps and partners are vetted and held accountable.

The healthcare landscape has evolved dramatically over the past few months, with consumers requesting faster and easier access to their health information,” said Mark Wright, senior vice president of IT Customer Products at LabCorp. “By enabling patients to integrate their test results with CommonHealth, consumers can securely access their results and share them at their discretion with doctors, telehealth providers, schools, employers and others whom they may want to have access to this information.”


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