Atlantic Health System and an Authorized Partner to Improve Digital Access to Health Care

Newswise – MORRISTOWN, NJ – JANUARY 18, 2021 – Increased access and cybersecurity have never been more important to the delivery of care than in today’s healthcare environment. To help improve the patient experience while providing enhanced online security, Atlantic Health System, a nationally recognized leader in high-quality, innovative healthcare, has partnered with Vouched, a leading developer of artificial intelligence and computer vision for real-time identity verification.

Traditionally, being a new patient in a doctor’s office or healthcare system has meant completing an in-person registration process that is heavy on forms and requires a significant time investment. Patients often cannot self-register outside of a facility without going through a cumbersome and complicated identity verification process. Using Vouched’s proprietary identity verification AI, Vouched.ID, Atlantic Health System patients can now securely check in digitally via their smartphone in seconds.

“Atlantic Health seeks to transform healthcare, increase patient access, improve efficiency and deliver a better overall patient experience,” said Benjamin Maisano, vice president, chief digital and innovation, Atlantic Health System. “Vouched.ID allows us to replicate in-person workflows online, such as reviewing a driver’s license or other government-issued photo ID, and then using AI to compare with their live facial scan, automate check-in, and connect patients to their care team faster, easier, and safer than ever.

Atlantic Health System already uses Vouched.ID for virtual emergency care and continues to innovate with Vouched to expand applications to schedule any type of appointment and bring contactless facial scanning to in-person systems, replacing palm scanners for a safer and more hygienic experience.

“Americans of all walks of life – those with autoimmune diseases, seniors who have difficulty driving, busy mothers – can benefit from the ease and speed of telemedicine, and this is especially true then as the COVID pandemic enters its fourth wave,” said Vouched CEO and Co-Founder, John Baird. “But millions of people are struggling to be identified, blocking access to healthcare. In collaboration with Atlantic Health, Vouched provides easy remote identity verification, enabling seamless access to healthcare.

Vouched is also part of the Atlantic Health System Venture Studio, the Atlantic Health System’s home for innovative and strategic partnerships. Designed to foster breakthrough innovations that solve tomorrow’s challenges in healthcare, the Atlantic Health System Venture Studio gives startups, vendors and technology leaders access to mentorship from world-renowned clinical and business leaders from around the world. ‘Atlantic Heath System.

About Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. With a workforce of more than 18,000 team members and 4,800 affiliate physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey, including 12 counties and 5.5 million inhabitants. The nonprofit system offers more than 400 care sites, including its seven hospitals: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ, Newton Medical Center in Newton, NJ, Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains , NJ, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, NJ, Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ, Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute in Madison, NJ and through its partnership with CentraState Healthcare System in Freehold, NJ.

Atlantic Medical Group, comprised of 1,000 advanced practice physicians and providers, represents one of New Jersey’s largest multi-specialty practices and joins Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners as part of Atlantic Alliance, a clinically integrated of more than 2,500 healthcare professionals providing care in northern and central NJ.

The Atlantic Health System provides care for the full continuum of health care needs through 16 urgent care centers, Atlantic Visiting Nurse and Atlantic Anywhere Virtual Visits. Atlantic Mobile Health’s transport fleet makes it easy to connect these services on land and in the air.

Atlantic Health System leads the Healthcare Transformation Consortium, a partnership of six regional hospitals and health systems dedicated to improving access and affordability and is a founding member of the PIER Consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research – a simplified clinical trials system that will expand access to groundbreaking research in five health systems in the region.

Atlantic Health System is affiliated in a medical school with Thomas Jefferson University and is home to the regional campus of Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers and is the official health care partner of the New York Jets.

About Vouched

Vouched is award-winning artificial intelligence and computer vision that powers end-to-end visual identity verification, KYC, KYP and real-time online fraud detection. An expert on over 600 government-issued identity documents in over 70 countries, Vouched helps banks, human resources and healthcare providers seamlessly verify, integrate and manage user identities to enable access to life’s most critical services. For more information, visit www.vouched.id, or contact Vouched communications at 1-800-674-8798 or [email protected] Press contact: Kevin Carpenter, 206.707.2403

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