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Blockit Announces No Cost Third Dose Online Scheduling Functionality For COVID-19 Vaccinations

MCKINNEY, Texas -- Blockit Now Inc., a leading provider of digital care coordination solutions, announced today that it will expand the license use of the no cost version of its award-winning, HIPAA compliant, online vaccination scheduling solution to include third dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to eligible immunocompromised patients. The offering is intended to ease the monumental effort by providing an easy-to-use online schedule system that has already been used in complex healthcare scheduling use cases to schedule nearly 1.5 million vaccinations.

This represents a significant effort to help continue to increase the efficiency of COVID-19 vaccination coordination and minimize the stress on both providers and patients during this difficult time. Since the launch of the COVID-19 scheduling offering, Blockit has worked continuously to increase relevant features and support the needs of healthcare workers, patients, government officials, clients and other organizations focused on helping Americans through this Pandemic.

"This offering along with Blockit's efforts delivering an amazing solution for monoclonal antibody treatment scheduling continues to prove our commitment to make healthcare happen through innovative enabling technologies across the continuum of care," said Blockit's CEO, Jake McCarley.

Since initially announcing Blockit's free COVID-19 test scheduling offering in March of 2020, Blockit has continued to offer additional no cost functionality enabling both large and small organizations to improve their administration and patient experience.

"Our goal has always been to use innovative technology to simplify patient access while improving patient outcomes and reducing excess work for healthcare professionals," said Blockit SVP CCO, Dave Gregorio. "With the continued spread of COVID-19 and the additional vaccination effort, we are honored to support the front line delivery organizations with no cost access to our leading digital care coordination solutions."

For healthcare organizations interested in utilizing this service to easily publish and seamlessly manage COVID-19 vaccination scheduling, please visit https://www.blockitnow.com/covid and follow the quick and simple five minute enrollment.

About Blockit:

Blockit's focus on simplifying healthcare processes for everyone has led to being the leading platform that improves patient access that leads to better patient outcomes. By combining advanced technology with expert service and support, Blockit removes the barriers that stand in the way of patient access, seamless closed loop referrals and optimal care coordination.

Learn more: https://www.blockitnow.com/

MEDIA ONLY CONTACT:
Dave Gregorio
SVP, Chief Customer Officer
dave.gregorio@blockitnow.com
‪(248) 215-2729‬

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Blockit COVID-19 Operations Platform Powers Big City Vaccination

MCKINNEY, Texas -- Blockit Inc., a leading provider of digital care coordination solutions, has been on the front lines of the pandemic, providing a no-cost adaptation of their deeply integrated and highly sophisticated healthcare scheduling platform to be utilized toward COVID-19 relief efforts. Today, Blockit announced that its vaccine scheduling solution is now being used by over 350 organizations responsible for scheduling over 400,000 vaccines. Notable cities such as the City of Dallas and the City of Houston utilizing the platform experienced peak usage of over 200 vaccination appointments scheduled per minute.

The solution has facilitated the pre and post-vaccine processes for organizations across the country including large and small healthcare systems, state and county health departments, and pharmacies. As more vaccines get approved, production increases, and distribution happens more easily, Blockit continues to update platform policies and procedures to enhance the patient and provider experience. Blockit's clients are thinking ahead by incorporating healthcare industry level secure and robust automation to improve patient communication, reduce administrative overhead, and keep providers focused on maximizing vaccinations performed.

"We can't be more thankful for the Blockit team's quick and competent action toward getting our city ready for a mass vaccination effort in record time. It's working great!" said Stephan J. Lopez Jr., Section Chief of Dallas Fire-Rescue Geospatial Intelligence & Analytics

Blockit's HIPAA compliant, high-capacity platform and flexible application programming interface (API) enables organizations to create delivery a very simple and friendly experience for patients to easily find, book and register appointments. While ensuring the providers can establish the necessary logic to properly screen, direct, manage and disposition patients very easily. The simple technology makes it easy to scale and adapt to any care setting across existing EHR infrastructures or as stand alone. To include leveraging smart technology to automate second dose notification, reminders and scheduling.

"Since focusing our capabilities on Covid-19 efforts, we've had an incredible response from all over the nation," said Jake McCarley, co-founder and CEO of Blockit. "We have always been very proud of our unique digital care coordination solutions but we are now especially proud of the positive impact we are making in the fight against this pandemic."

Providers interested in seamlessly managing vaccination schedules can visit https://www.blockitnow.com/covidtesting and follow the simple five-minute enrollment process.

Blockit is committed to its mission of making the patient journey simple for patients, patient advocates, community members, and healthcare providers. The company will continue to provide updates on the status of testing and vaccine availability to patients as providers enroll. Please visit https://www.blockitnow.com/ to keep up with any updates.

About Blockit

Blockit's focus on simplifying healthcare processes for everyone motivated the company to build technologies that improve patient access and lead to better patient outcomes. By combining advanced technology with expert service and support, Blockit removes the barriers that stand in the way of patient access and care. Find out more at https://www.blockitnow.com/.

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Houston Methodist Improves Patient Access with Blockit’s Digital Care Coordination Platform

MCKINNEY, Texas -- Blockit, the leader in highly integrated digital care coordination and scheduling solutions for health systems, and Houston Methodist, a national recognized healthcare innovation leader and leading academic medical center serving the Greater Houston area, today announced that Houston Methodist has selected Blockit's consumer scheduling, referral management and imaging scheduling platform to enable its highly ambitious digital access strategy.

The two organizations have partnered to build a robust healthcare delivery resource directory for Houston Methodist and leverage it to power a new strategy for identifying, scheduling and coordinating the right care experience.

Serving millions of patients across south Texas through a network of six hospitals and more than 1,890 physicians, Houston Methodist's mission is passionately focused on improving the health of the people and communities it serves, and the health system is ambitiously leading the nation with their efforts to improve patient access through innovation.

To enhance both patient and provider experience, Houston Methodist started by leveraging Blockit's referral solution to quickly and seamlessly integrate both employed and affiliated provider's scheduling availability and workflow into one easy to use experience. Quick success from this phase led to significant improvements in reducing leakage and therefore high patient follow through while also improving patient and provider satisfaction.

Blockit's sophisticated data management combined with proprietary EMR integration strength allows patient data and appointments to be normalized for improved user experience while also leveraging existing healthcare infrastructure and workflows.

"We are excited to partner with Blockit on these innovative access strategies. These tools will allow our patients faster access to our services wherever and whenever they want them," said Cathy Easter, Senior Vice President and CEO at Houston Methodist.

In collaboration with Blockit, Houston Methodist has launched online appointment scheduling, referral management, lab and imaging scheduling solutions powered by the Blockit platform. Houston Methodist will deliver on its vision to lead healthcare innovation that improves patient care.

Through Blockit's sophisticated integration with multiple underlying electronic health record systems, Houston Methodist is now able to provide a convenient and highly effective consumer scheduling and care coordination experience for both new and existing patients completely within existing health system workflows.

"Especially considering Houston Methodist leadership in innovating healthcare, it is a real honor for Blockit to be recognized by Houston Methodist as a strategic partner," said Jake McCarley, CEO of Blockit. "We're excited for the promise of our platform to be realized by Houston Methodist for their patients."

About Blockit:

Blockit's focus on simplifying healthcare processes for everyone motivated the company to build technologies that improve patient access and lead to better patient outcomes. By combining advanced technology with expert service and support, Blockit removes the barriers that stand in the way of patient access and care. Learn more at: https://www.blockitnow.com/

About Houston Methodist:

Houston Methodist is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 hospital in Texas and among the top 20 hospitals nationwide. Houston Methodist is the only nationally ranked Honor Roll hospital in the state and is designated as a Magnet hospital for excellence in nursing.

Media Contact:
Dave Gregorio
Chief Customer Officer
dave.gregorio@blockitnow.com
‪(248) 215-2729‬‬‬

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