NovaCare, the official sports medicine provider for the University of Cincinnati Department of Athletics, announced it will use Privit Profile™ (formerly PRIVIT e-PPE) to improve the pre-participation evaluation (PPE) process for Bearcats student-athletes entering the 2014-15 season. Privit Profile™ provides an online comprehensive questionnaire designed to collect a more thorough medical history for an athlete. After the athlete completes the questionnaire, Privit Profile™ generates a medical history summary to assist medical professionals during the screening process and physical evaluations. The medical history summary assists in a more focused physical exam by calling attention to health risks that are relevant to the athlete and filters out any negative responses.

University of Cincinnati is looking forward to moving the medical history portion of the PPE process online and to reducing the amount of paperwork shuffled between athletes and the athletic department. In addition, Privit Profile™ provides a more detailed health history.

“Managing over 500 athletes a year, Privit Profile™ will allow us to receive an athlete’s medical history sooner, providing us ample time to review,” said Bob Mangine, Associate Athletic Director at University of Cincinnati.

“We are excited for the opportunity to work with the University of Cincinnati Bearcats and to provide them with the tools necessary to help increase the health and safety of their athletes. By obtaining a more detailed health history on their athletes, the University of Cincinnati is demonstrating how serious they are in regards to the overall care of their athletic program,” said Jeff Sopp, CEO of PRIVIT®.

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About University of Cincinnati:
Since its founding in 1819, the University of Cincinnati (UC) has been the source of many discoveries creating a positive change for society, including co-op education and the oral polio vaccination.  UC is the oldest institution of higher education in Cincinnati and it is the second largest university in Ohio. UC offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience. UC is a public research university with an enrollment of more than 42,000 students.

About PRIVIT®:
PRIVIT® was established in 2009, and provides cloud-based patented technology for the collection, distribution, and analysis of personal health information. Considered a world-class leader in electronic pre-participation evaluations, Privit Products offer clients a more secure and standard method for acquiring and sharing the personal health information required for participation in organized sports and activities. With offices in Columbus, Ohio and London, Ontario, PRIVIT® fosters lasting relationships with physicians, athletic trainers, sports medicine organizations, and international sports teams. To learn more about PRIVIT® and its Products, visit www.privit.com.

 

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) has announced the approval for its member high schools to use the Privit Profile™ (formerly Privit e-PPE) an electronic Pre-Participation Evaluation solution to replace the current paper-based pre-participation evaluation (PPE) process used for interscholastic sports. Privit Profile™ provides a comprehensive health history questionnaire that helps improve the prescreening process required for sport participation.

Migrating the paper PPE process to the Privit Profile™ solution helps high schools better facilitate the process of collecting personal health history information from athletes and save time and costs associated with managing the paper process. In addition, it gives parents the flexibility to keep their child’s health information current, and since the information is only entered once, updating the information in the future is as simple as clicking a few buttons.

“After implementing a pilot program this past spring, we are excited to provide our member schools the option to transition to a digital health questionnaire in an effort to better streamline the management and collection of medical forms,” Mark Reeves, Assistant Executive Director for the TSSAA.

“We are excited to partner with the TSSAA to provide its member schools with an online service to enhance the pre-participation process for interscholastic sports,” said Jeffrey Sopp, CEO of PRIVIT®.

Privit Profile™ is a patented and secure solution that includes a more comprehensive health history questionnaire that is easy to use and helps mitigate health risks related to sports. The reports generated by Privit Profile™ provide a detailed summary of an athlete’s health history and readily identifies health risk areas to support the physical exam. Taking the paper-based process and transitioning it online will provide athletic trainers and coaches more time to focus on the nearly 115,000 participating Tennessee student-athletes.

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About TSSAA:

The purpose of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association is to stimulate and regulate the athletic relations of the secondary schools in Tennessee. Recognizing that the primary objective of all secondary schools is to educate youth, the TSSAA aims to coordinate the athletic and scholastic programs.

About PRIVIT®:

PRIVIT® was established in 2009, and provides cloud-based patented technology for the collection, distribution, and analysis of personal health information. Considered a world-class leader in electronic pre-participation evaluations, Privit Products offer clients a more secure and standard method for acquiring and sharing the personal health information required for participation in organized sports and activities. With offices in Columbus, Ohio and London, Ontario, PRIVIT® fosters lasting relationships with physicians, athletic trainers, sports medicine organizations, and international sports teams. To learn more about PRIVIT® and its Products, visit www.privit.com.

The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) has announced the approval to allow its member high schools to use Privit Profile™ (formerly Privit e-PPE) an electronic Pre-Participation Evaluation solution to replace the current paper-based PPE process used for interscholastic sports. PRIVIT®, a Columbus, Ohio, based company, transformed the process for the management and collection of physical forms required for participation in high school sports.

“As the governing body for high school athletic programs, the GHSA provides standards for participation in interscholastic sports throughout the state. The GHSA State Officers are excited to offer our high school members Privit Profile™ solution designed to enhance the sport pre-participation process as an option to the paper-based process,” said Ralph Swearngin, Executive Director of the Georgia High School Association.

Migrating the paper PPE process to Privit Profile™ solution gives parents the flexibility to keep their child’s health information current, and since the information is only entered once, updating the information in the future is as simple as clicking a few buttons. Privit Profile™ will help high schools better facilitate the process of collecting personal health history information from athletes and save time and costs associated with managing the paper process.

Privit Profile™ is a patented and secure solution that includes a more comprehensive health history questionnaire that is easy to use and helps mitigate health risks related to sports. The reports generated by Privit Profile™ provide a detailed summary of an athlete’s health history and readily identifies health risk areas to support the physical exam. Taking the paper-based process and transitioning it online will provide athletic trainers and coaches more time to focus on the nearly 193,000 Georgia student-athletes.

“It is an exciting time for interscholastic sports, as we continue to adapt and grow in a digital world. By implementing Privit Profile™, we look forward to enhancing the health and safety of our student athletes, and to providing a modern standard for the pre-participation process,” said Gary Phillips, Assistant Executive Director of the Georgia High School Association.

“Being a leader in sports health, we are looking forward to fostering a long-term relationship with the GHSA,” said Jeffrey Sopp, CEO of PRIVIT®. “Being able to provide Georgia high schools with a solution for improving processes that result in protecting the health and safety of student-athletes is rewarding.”

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About Georgia High School Association:
The objective of the Georgia High School Association organization shall be the promotion of education in Georgia from a mental, physical, and moral viewpoint, to standardize and encourage participation in athletics, and to promote sportsmanship and an appreciation for and study of music, speech, and other fine arts through Region and State competitions.

About PRIVIT®:
PRIVIT® was established in 2009, and provides cloud-based patented technology for the collection, distribution, and analysis of personal health information. Considered a world-class leader in electronic pre-participation evaluations, Privit Products offer clients a more secure and standard method for acquiring and sharing the personal health information required for participation in organized sports and activities. With offices in London, Ontario and Columbus, Ohio, PRIVIT® fosters lasting relationships with physicians, athletic trainers, sports medicine organizations, and international sports teams. To learn more about PRIVIT® and its Products, visit www.priv-it.com.

OHSAA initiates the use of PrivIT e-PPE to improve the health and safety of student-athletes.

The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) has announced a partnership with PRIVIT®, a Columbus, Ohio, based company, to streamline the process for the management and collection of physical forms required for participation in high school sports. The OHSAA will be replacing the paper physical forms with Privit Profile™ (formerly Privit e-PPE) an electronic Pre-Participation Evaluation secure online solution beginning May 1 for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Migrating the paper PPE process to Privit Profile™ solution gives parents the flexibility to keep their child’s health information current, and since the information is only entered once, updating the information in the future is as simple as clicking a few buttons. Privit Profile™ will help high schools better facilitate the process of collecting personal health history information from athletes and save time and costs associated with managing the paper process.

Within Privit Profile™, parents of student-athletes will complete the medical questionnaire that will prepopulate several forms required for sport participation. Upon completion, these forms will be printed and taken to the student-athlete’s physical exam. Parents will enjoy using Privit Profile™ to manage their student-athlete’s health history information, because in subsequent years, they will only have to update the information in Privit Profile™ as opposed to completing all the paper-based forms again.

Privit Profile™ is a secure HIPAA compliant solution that includes a more comprehensive health history questionnaire that is easy to use and helps mitigate health risks related to sports. The reports generated by Privit Profile™ provide a detailed summary of an athlete’s health history and readily identifies health risk areas to support the physical exam. Taking the paper-based process and transitioning it online will provide athletic trainers and coaches more time to focus on the nearly 350,000 Ohio student-athletes.

“As the governing body for high school athletic programs, the OHSAA provides health and safety information to high schools throughout the state. With the support of our Joint Advisory Committee on Sports Medicine, we are excited to provide our high school members the Privit Profile™ solution as a service designed to enhance the sport pre-participation process,” said Dr. Dan Ross, Commissioner of the Ohio High School Athletic Association. “When you think about sports and your student-athlete, you think of only the best. You want your child to be active, learn discipline, be healthy and have fun. It’s our job to help our school districts provide a safe sporting environment.”

“We are looking forward to a long-term relationship with the OHSAA,” said Jeffrey Sopp, CEO of PRIVIT®. “Being affiliated with an association like the OHSAA is a true testament to what PRIVIT® has to offer the sports industry when it comes to improving the health and safety of athletes. It’s great that Privit Profile™ will be provided immediately to schools and the participants, and we’re looking forward to the near future when use of our product will be the standard.”

OHSAA will begin rolling out Privit Profile™ throughout the State high school athletic departments starting May 2014. Future plans include onboarding over 200,000 seventh and eighth grade junior high school athletes, officials, and coaches.

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About OHSAA

The Ohio High School Athletic Association is a private, non-profit association of high schools and 7th-8th grade schools, which are volunteer members. The OHSAA’s mission is to regulate and administer interscholastic athletic competition in a fair and equitable manner while promoting the values of participation in interscholastic athletics as an integral part of a student’s educational experience. The OHSAA represents its member schools by recognizing and promoting academics, the safety of participants, good citizenship and lifelong values as the foundation of interscholastic athletics.

About PRIVIT®:

PRIVIT® was established in 2009, and provides cloud-based patented technology for the collection, distribution, and analysis of personal health information. Considered a world-class leader in electronic pre-participation evaluations, Privit Products offer clients a more secure and standard method for acquiring and sharing the personal health information required for participation in organized sports and activities. With offices in London, Ontario and Columbus, Ohio, PRIVIT® fosters lasting relationships with physicians, athletic trainers, sports medicine organizations, and international sports teams. To learn more about PRIVIT® and its Products, visit www.privit.com.

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association and PRIVIT® announced today a partnership based on their shared commitment to sports safety. NATA supports 35,000 members of the athletic training profession who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and sport-related illnesses. PRIVIT® is equally committed to improving sports safety participation through the use of cutting edge personal health technology.

As an NATA Preferred Provider, PRIVIT® offers the association, among others, a patented, secure, easy to use, online system, called Privit Profile™ (formerly Privit e-PPE) an electronic pre-participation evaluation, to help participants, parents and medical professionals collect, protect, and share personal health information. Privit Profile™ enables athletic trainers to be more proactive in their pre-screening evaluation process and provide more advanced levels of screenings by identifying and mitigating health risks specific to each player.

Additionally, they will have access to player profiles within a privacy compliant environment wherever Internet access is available. Parents and athletes will benefit from the ease of use and flexibility to update individual health profiles on a regular basis.

“We strive to provide our members the gold standard of innovative technology that will allow them to deliver the best health care to their patients while also making their lives easier,” said Jim Thornton, MA, ATC, CES, NATA president. “ATs will also be able to access their own personal health history information, and experience the benefits of Privit Profile™ first-hand.”

“We are excited about our partnership with NATA and to offer members direct access to Privit Profile™ for tracking their own personal health history,” said Jeffrey Sopp, CEO of PRIVIT®. “ATs will be able to experience its time saving benefits, and see how it can provide important information to best evaluate the health and safety of student athletes.”

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About PRIVIT®:

PRIVIT® was established in 2009, and provides cloud-based technology for the collection, distribution, and analysis of personal health information. Considered a world-class leader in electronic pre-participation evaluations, Privit Products are compliant with international privacy laws, like HIPAA and FERPA, and offer clients a more secure and standard method for acquiring and sharing the personal health information required for participation in organized sports and activities. With offices in London, Ontario and Columbus, Ohio, PRIVIT® fosters lasting relationships with physicians, athletic trainers, sports medicine organizations, and international sports teams. To learn more about PRIVIT® and its Products, visit www.privit.com.

 

About NATA:

National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) – Health Care for Life & Sport
Athletic trainers are health care professionals who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and sport-related illnesses. They prevent and treat chronic musculoskeletal injuries from sports, physical and occupational activity, and provide immediate care for acute injuries. Athletic trainers offer a continuum of care that is unparalleled in health care. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association represents and supports 35,000 members of the athletic training profession.