So You’re a parent of two kids and you’re going out of town for the weekend. You’ve hired a baby sitter and you start writing the list: dietary restrictions, allergies, insurance information, emergency contacts, medications, any health issues. Before you know it, you have about five pages worth of instructions.
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After watching his wife grapple with keeping a complete and accurate family medical history, Anil Kshepakaran and his team built the company and app ICmed to help organize and better utilize medical records.
Visit a new doctor and one of the first things you’ll be asked is for a medical history — often of both you and your family. But family information isn’t always something you have at your fingertips. In an emergency, you may have to rely on a loved one to tell physicians what they need to ...
BALTIMORE, June 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ICmed, LLC has released a new family-centric, social media platform aimed at empowering families to control their own healthcare information to improve outcomes and quality of life.
Anil Kshepakaran is a successful tech entrepreneur who is both the Founder and CEO of ICmed and Innovative Consultants LLC. He created ICmed as part of his passion for "building things that matter."
Untethered personal health records simply don’t work. Companies large and small have tried and failed for years to get consumers to manage their own health records by manually entering data, and those consumers have failed to get their healthcare providers to take the time to read what they have entered.
Several years ago, Anil Kshepakaran saw his wife track family info with her mother and four sisters. Living across states, they wanted to use a common tool to provide records and an update of health events in their lives. The main technology tools, however, were a Microsoft Word document, and email.