Vensa Health adds to digital team as 20000 people sign up


Auckland-based health technology firm Vensa Health has added two new faces to its 20-strong team along with a global adviser based in the US, as the company reports 20,000 patients using its new vensa.com mHealth platform.

Best known for its TXT2Remind SMS service that general practices use to deliver health message and appointment reminders, Vensa has invested millions into its vensa.com platform, which allows patients to book appointments online in real time and order and pay for repeat prescriptions.

The company has appointed former St John New Zealand senior clinical analyst Samual Wong as its vice president of product innovations. Mr Wong has a post-graduate degree in medical sciences from the University of Auckland and has held roles with Procare Health and Auckland DHB.

It has also appointed accountant Oliver Young as vice president of finance and strategy, and US-based medical doctor Jason Hwang as a global adviser.

Dr Hwang, who also has MBA from Harvard Business School, will also act as principal investigator on a research initiative Vensa Health is undertaking with the Precision Driven Health (PDH) consortium to automate the retrieval of millions of lab test results from practice management systems and analyse results patterns for patient notifications on vensa.com.

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