NAPLES, Fla., March 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HealthLynked Corp. (OTCQB:HLYK) today announced the formation of its Health Advisory Board (HAB). The HAB is comprised of Healthcare providers from a range of medical specialties who provide feedback on the HealthLynked software, online network, marketing services and medical record exchange. The HAB is a valuable part of our strategy to develop unique and innovate products that meet the needs of healthcare providers across a wide range of medical specialties.
Dr. Michael Dent, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer stated, “The HealthLynked Advisory Board will provide guidance to the mission as we continue to innovate and provide unique solutions to healthcare providers that better facilitate the exchange of medical information, allow patients to connect with all their healthcare providers and provide medical recommendations that are specific to each members healthcare.”
The initial board consists of four innovative thought leaders in their specialties ranging from Urology to Pediatrics. We are excited to have attracted such physician leaders to be a part of the Health Advisory Board.
Dr. William Figlesthaler (Urology)
William M. Figlesthaler, M.D. is a cum laude alumnus of Wake Forest University and graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine at Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Figlesthaler completed his Urological Surgery training at the University of Kentucky, Albert B. Chandler Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. He has published research on prostate cancer in cooperation with Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland and has given numerous presentations at both regional and national conferences.
Dr. Kenneth Plunkitt (Cardiology)
Kenneth Plunkitt, M.D. graduated from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in 1993 and subsequently completed an Internal Medicine residency and General Cardiology fellowship at the University of South Florida affiliated hospitals and clinics in Tampa, Florida. He received his Board Certification in Internal Medicine and completed a 2-year fellowship in Cardiac Electrophysiology with the Jefferson University in Mainline, Philadelphia. This intensive training experience covered all aspects of cardiac arrhythmia management including pharmacologic management of cardiac arrhythmias, ablation techniques, pacemaker and defibrillator implantation and laser lead extraction. He currently maintains a consultative practice with an emphasis on implantation and interventional arrhythmia management. He is Board Certified in Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology and a member of the American Medical Association, the Heart Rhythm Society, the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Aylin Ozdemir (Pediatrics)
Aylin Ozdemir M.D. received her medical degree from University of Istanbul School of Medicine. Dr. Ozdemir completed her Internship at the Queen Mary’s Hospital for Children in the UK. She completed her residency training in New York, NY at Long Island College Hospital.
Dr. Ozdemir is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and Integrative Medicine Fellowship Certified from the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and Board Certified by the American Board of Holistic and Integrative Medicine. She is multi-lingual, and has a special interest in Epigenetics, Genetics Nutrigenomics, Childhood behavioral problems, academic difficulties, ADHD, allergies, and asthma.
Dr. Zubair Farooqui (Internal Medicine)
Zubair Farooqui M.D. is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and offers a full spectrum of services for adults with a special emphasis on preventive medicine. He graduated from the University of Chicago and earned his medical degree from the Iberoamericana (UNIBE) School of Medicine in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Dr. Farooqui also completed his internship in internal medicine at Wright State University in Dayton, OH. Dr. Farooqui’s undergraduate degree in economics has lead him to seek new ways to connect to patients, enhancing wellness and collaborating more closely on medical care.
About HealthLynked Corp.
HealthLynked Corp. provides a solution for both patient members and healthcare providers to improve healthcare through the efficient exchange of medical information. The HealthLynked Network is a cloud-based platform that allows patients to connect with their healthcare providers and take control of their medical information. Patients enter their medical information, including medications, allergies, past surgeries and medical records, in one convenient online secure location, free of charge.
Participating healthcare providers can connect with their current and future patients. The benefits to our provider members include the ability to utilize the HealthLynked marketing tools to connect with their active and inactive patients improving patient retention, access more accurate and current patient information, provide more efficient online scheduling, and to fill last minute cancelations using our “real time appointment scheduling” mobile application. Healthcare providers pay a monthly fee to access these HealthLynked services.
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