Shares of Glendale health management company Apollo Medical Holdings Inc. gained 24 percent on Thursday after the company announced the launch of its interactive platform Apollo Care Connect 4.0.

The new interface allows patients to easily communicate with their doctors and provides reminders for appointments and medications. In addition, it allows physicians to modify patient care plans, provides recommendations and can be integrated with other programs providers use.

It is available via computer or mobile device and is currently being offered for $10 per patient per year for select companies.

“Integrating technology, data and connectivity into clinical and risk-management processes is essential for value-based care companies,” Gary Augusta, chief executive of Apollo Care Connect Inc., said in a statement. “Apollo Care Connect is a robust, cost-effective platform for any health care entity that wants to both care for and interact with patients.”

ApolloMed shares closed up $1.90, or 24 percent, to $9.90 on the Nasdaq.