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CEO American TelePhysicians Dr.Waqas Ahmed at United Nations Universal Health Coverage

Global leaders (Including presidents/PM and health ministers of various countries ) and fellow UN stakeholders just approved the political declaration for #HealthforAll that ensures access to essential and quality healthcare to help eradicate poverty, reduce inequalities and secure growth at United Nation’s first high level meeting on Universal Health.

American TelePhysicians (ATP) is very proud to be part of this milestone and is committed to innovation and technology to revolutionize healthcare ecosystems through its digital healthcare projects and global partnerships to improve access , affordability and awareness

Dr. Waqas Ahmed, CEO ATP, First Pakistani-American Physician invited by United Nation as an expert on Digital Healthcare

It is a pride for American TelePhysicians that it’s founder and CEO, Dr Waqas Ahmed, is the first Pakistani-American Physician who has been invited by United Nation as an expert on Digital Healthcare for its high-level meeting on Universal Healthcare at UN General Assembly session on Sep 23, 2019. This invitation is based on ATP’s diverse digital healthcare projects including SHIFA4U, CURA4U, SmartClinix and American Teleclinic.

Dr. Waqas Ahmed, CEO, American TelePhysicians was invited as a guest speaker on Digital Health at King Edward Medical College Alumni Meeting held in London, UK

Dr. Waqas Ahmed, CEO, American TelePhysicians was invited as a guest speaker on Digital Health at King Edward Medical College Alumni meeting held in London UK. He also a productive meeting with Prof. Dr. Gondal, Vice-Chancellor of King Edward Medical University as well as many notable physicians practicing in the UK .

Dr. Ahmed discussed how ATP’s digital healthcare projects SHIFA4U and SmartClinix are revolutionizing and improving healthcare delivery in Pakistan and other emerging markets.

SHIFA4U connects patients with local and distant healthcare services with price transparency, whereas SmartClinix is digitizing healthcare practices by making them go digital and paperless by providing electronic medical record system and other features such as telemedicine portal.

He also discussed inducting the digital health course at King Edward Medical University for Medical students to have hands-on EMR experiences before they start their professional careers.

Dr Waqas Ahmed, CEO, American TelePhysicians, invited as a Spotlight Speaker at Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Health Council

Connecting Patients with Right Care at Right Cost!

Dr. Waqas Ahmed, CEO, American TelePhysicians, invited as a Spotlight Speaker at Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Health Council.

Presented our awards winning one-stop healthcare marketplace project, CURA4U for US market and discussed how like our international Shifa4Uproject (which has expanded to over 20 cities in Pakistan), it would connect patients (and their families on their behalf ) with healthcare services with upfront price transparency and cost savings.

Services would include

1. Search and Schedule various local healthcare services (doctors, labs, radiology, pharmacy, and ancillary services) and pay online with price transparency and cost savings

2. Online Visits with specialists (Telemedicine)

3. Patient Education (Blogs and Videos) & Resources

4. Patient Portal (where they can access their healthcare records)

Partnership and integration with over 1000 radiology centers and Quest Diagnostics with its 2200 + locations nationwide completed. Now working to sign up multiple physician practices in Florida

Beta version going live in upcoming days this month.

Dr. Waqas Ahmed, CEO American TelePhysicians, proudly presented CURA4U project at World Congress Healthcare Conference in Washington.

Dr. Waqas Ahmed, CEO American TelePhysicians, proudly presented CURA4U project (healthcare marketplace project for visitors and self-pay patients in US market) at World Congress Healthcare Conference in Washington, District of Columbia.

He finalized the alliance partnerships for CURA4U especially for nationwide radiology centers as well as for our telemedicine services.

American TelePhysicians at IFC World Bank Global Health Conference in Miami to strategize the role of technology in improving healthcare access and awareness.

American TelePhysicians, was the part of the Think Tank Leadership Team at IFC - International Finance Corporation World Bank Global Health Conference in Miami to strategize the role of technology in improving healthcare access, affordability and awareness.

American TelePhysicians Received GEC Catalyst Award at Connected Health Conference

American Telephysicians were the finalists for the GEC Catalyst Award among Hewlett Packard and other big names who are revolutionizing healthcare industry and advancing human wellness through information technology.

Dr. Waqas Ahmed, CEO, American TelePhysicians Group had received the GEC Catalyst Award 2018.

American TelePhysicians healthcare marketplace project selected as finalist for Advancing Human Wellness Through IT

American TelePhysicians was selected as a Finalist of the GEC (Green Electronics Council) 2018 Catalyst Awards for their SHIFA4U project and will be formally recognized as a 2018 GEC Catalyst Award Finalist at the Connected Health Conference taking place in Boston this October 17-19, 2018. The Green Electronics Council (GEC) and Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance), a HIMSS organization, the goal is to advance innovation that supports the positive impact sustainable and scaled applications of IT can have on human wellness

This Finalist selection “Catalyzing Disruptive Innovation Award” recognizes organizations that have designed cutting-edge technologies that, if adopted widely, could lead to exponential sustainability gains and great impact on human wellness.

American TelePhysicians(ATP), a Jacksonville, FL based company founded by Pakistani American consultant physicians, Dr. Waqas Ahmed and Dr. Naseer Khan, provides “Healthcare Beyond Borders”. ATP is a Digital Healthcare organization that is transforming global healthcare by establishing and interlinking innovative healthcare eco-systems. American TelePhysicians is physician-led and physician-run with a deep understanding of the challenges and intricacies of healthcare and healthcare delivery and payment systems, both domestically and internationally. It connects fragmented healthcare systems and capabilities within healthy ecosystems, with an international presence, to deliver a one-stop shop solution to lack of access, affordability, health service provider shortages, and lack of specialty care.

Launched in 2017, in Lahore, Pakistan, SHIFA4U (www.shifa4u.com) provides telemedicine, electronic health records, patient education, 2nd opinion, laboratory, radiology, and pharmacy services in a one-stop platform that enables patients to access and shop for services at transparent prices. Shifa4U assists patients in overcoming the challenges of access, geography, and lack of, or shortage of, physicians, especially specialists.

ATP has developed and implemented unique healthcare services and capabilities which are innovative, patient-centric, and deliver measurable Value-Based services and outcomes to patients, customers, populations, communities, and key stakeholders. Leveraging technology and innovation, Shifa4U provides the best cost, quality care, outcomes, access, navigation, and safety to improve the health care of the patient’s, populations, and worldwide communities.

American TelePhysicians presents Shifa4U at the Samsung Digital Health Summit In Mountain View, CA – Nov, 2017

The Samsung Digital Heath Summit took place on November 13th, 2017, at the Samsung main campus in Mountain View, California. It brought together health innovators and healthcare leaders to explore reducing the cost of healthcare via digital healthcare delivery, focusing on price transparency, artificial intelligence, wearables, and new business models on reducing cost while improving outcomes. Renowned speakers from top digital health insurance companies and institutes like American Well, VSee, Stanford University, University of Southern California, Johnson & Johnson, United Health, and the hottest startups talked about how digital technology is changing the health care delivery in this modern age.

It was a great privilege for the American TelePhysicians (ATP) to be invited to present their project at this world class digital healthcare summit. ATP was represented by its CEO Dr. Waqas Ahmed, CMO Dr. Naseer Khan and business development consultant Mr. Brent Johnson. Dr. Ahmed gave a thought-provoking presentation on the future of telemedicine and how ATP is aiming to revolutionize healthcare delivery in international cash-based markets. He also explained how ATP envisions connecting advanced healthcare markets with underdeveloped and developing healthcare markets through its international project, Shifa4U.



American TelePhysicians successfully launches its project, Shifa4U, in Lahore, Pakistan – Nov, 2017

American TelePhysicians’ first Pakistan-based project, Shifa4U, was successfully launched in the city of Lahore. Shifa4U is now offering its patients laboratory and radiology services through its portal in partnership with local diagnostic giants including Al Razi Healthcare, Excel Labs, and Aznostic Lab, among many other local partners.

American TelePhysicians presents Shifa4U at the Samsung Digital Health Summit In Mountain View, CA – Nov, 2017

APPNA (Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America), in its 40th year, has developed into a great organization for expatriate Pakistani physicians in United States. In 2017, the fall meeting was held in the Midwestern state of Ohio in the city of Cincinnati.

AmericanTele Physicians (ATP) and Shifa4U showed a strong presence at the APPNA fall meeting. For the first time, ATP setup a stall in the exhibition showcasing its flagship products and the Shifa4U service it recently launched in Lahore, Pakistan. The response from the attendees was phenomenal. Several Pakistani physicians in attendance showed great interest in not only using this service but also offered to provide their clinical services. Several investors from reputed organizations also showed interest in financially supporting the project.

About American TelePhysicians

American TelePhysicians (ATP) is a physicians-owned and physicians-led group of healthcare & IT professionals with the aim to transform the healthcare industry & care delivery with the help of digital innovation.


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