ifa united i-tech and Sophrona Solutions Announce Strategic Partnership

(NORTH OAKS, Minnesota and FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida) — Sophrona Solutions, Inc. and ifa united i-tech announced today that they have established a strategic business alliance to provide patient portal functionality to users of the advanced ifa EHR for Ophthalmic practices. 

"We are very pleased to be able to begin offering the Sophrona portal features to our nationwide user base. Sophrona has built a great reputation for providing “easy-to-use” patient portal and patient engagement solutions designed specifically for the ophthalmic market,” said Erik Hafkey-Senior Vice President at ifa united i-tech. “We look forward to growing our ophthalmic businesses together by providing a feature-rich, meaningful use certified portal and online bill payment offering.”

“We have observed ifa’s commitment to ophthalmology, its clients, and client success for a very long time,” said Marc-François Bradley, President of Sophrona. “The management team at ifa united i-tech recognizes the importance eye care providers place on simplicity of workflows, integration with imaging systems, and providing patients with online 24x7 communication tools.”

About Sophrona Solutions

Sophrona Solutions is the leader in online patient and doctor communication software designed for and by ophthalmologists. Sophrona serves ophthalmic practices nationwide with its innovative and profitable online patient communication technology solutions. Through its HIPAA secure patient portal and referral portal software, data analytics, and powerful interface engine, Sophrona equips eye doctors with a comprehensive suite of patient relationship management tools to improve clinic efficiency, improve care quality, grow patient volume, and increase profitability. Sophrona’s referral management enhances referral tracking, reporting, and optimization while also cutting down on phone call volume and growing patient referral volumes. Since the introduction of meaningful use, Sophrona MU technology has helped ophthalmology practices of all sizes meet the requirements for patient engagement. For more information, visit http://www.sophrona.com.

About ifa united i-tech

Ifa united i-tech, a division of ifa systems AG, is the leader in health IT for eye care. Ifa has over 30 years of experience in delivering EHR (electronic health records) and VNA (vendor neutral archives) exclusively for eye care. Ifa’s EHR is ONC Meaningful Use Certified Complete with easily customizable exam forms and chart reviews for all ophthalmic subspecialties, integrated workflow management and quality management tools, and instrument connectivity to over 500 different ophthalmic instruments. And today, ifa is bringing the future of Health IT to eye care by being one of the first to offer an integrated system that provides Big Data Analytics, Cognitive Computing, Telemedicine, and Clinical Decision Support Systems for Ophthalmology. For more information, visit http://www.ifa4emr.com.

Erik Hafkey, 2016-10-10