ATLANTA, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural Global Summit on Health Technology and Education took place this past week in Atlanta, GA, bringing together hundreds of attendees, and affording 20 health care companies from across the country the opportunity to present their health care solutions to a distinguished panel of judges, all of whom have established track records as being health care innovators in their own right. Competitors included health care technology and device manufacturers that offered a wide array of solutions designed to improve the delivery, monitoring, and effectiveness of health care for persons across the country, and the world.
Judges for the competition included prominent physician thought leaders from multiple specialties, health care philanthropists, technology sector investment groups, and internationally focused health care companies seeking new delivery models for supporting the expansion of health care services throughout the country, and the world. All competing companies were asked to describe in detail the nature of problem(s) they were addressing, their business model, their growth strategy, and the long-term financial requirements for each company.
"HealPros presented a compelling case to the panelists, and we are extremely proud to have been chosen as the First Place finisher in this very competitive field," said Milan Popovich, Senior Vice President of Business Development for HealPros. Popovich went on the say that "This level of recognition is already proving beneficial to HealPros as companies and investors that attended the Summit have begun to reach out to learn more about HealPros growth opportunities."
HealPros has developed a mobile telemedicine triage service to provide diabetic retinopathy eye examinations on behalf of health care payers across the country. HealPros renders examinations in Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), YMCAs, primary care practice locations, in addition to providing home examinations for the segment of the population that may have transportation or mobility challenges. HealPros assists health plans in increasing HEDIS and Star scores, while helping to identify disease in the early stages when advanced treatments can often help to save the eye-sight of the patient/member.