Such innovative telecare systems are part of the solution for improving quality of care for ageing populations.
(PRWEB) May 10, 2010
HomMed, a world leader in telehealth and remote patient care, today announced the expansion of its partnership with eDevice to bring extended connectivity to its LifeStream remote patient care system and Genesis DM monitor.
The new bundle will further increase the benefits of telehealth monitoring for patients and healthcare providers by offering greater access to health information utilizing existing network coverage at the patient's location.
The Genesis DM telehealth device measures vital signs such as heart rate, blood pressure, weight, and SPo2, and provides customizable subjective disease-related queries for a more complete picture of an individual's health. Automated and secure transfer of medical and vital signs records is made using eDevice eHealth data communication terminals and modules.
Designed for use at a patient's home for continuous health monitoring, it provides greater access to health information, enhancing efficiency and improving patient outcomes.
"International eDevice multi-network services and products provide a unique end-to-end solution for national and worldwide eHealth roll-out projects." said Terry Duesterhoeft, president of Honeywell HomMed. Thanks to eDevice solutions, Honeywell HomMed offers one of the broadest ranges of connectivity options in the telehealth industry, which allows care providers to simplify their roll-out while reducing costs and improving the patient's experience.
"Such innovative telecare systems are part of the solution for improving quality of care for ageing populations. In the future policy makers shall certainly take into consideration the financial benefits resulting from innovative mHealth solutions." said Marc Berrebi, eDevice CEO.
Honeywell International (http://www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges.
Honeywell HomMed, winner of the Medical Design Excellence Awards 2008, is part of the Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions business group, a global leader in providing product and service solutions that improve efficiency and profitability, support regulatory compliance, and maintain safe, comfortable environments in homes, buildings and industry.
Since 2002, eDevice (http://www.edevice.com) has been engineering and marketing complete mobile health (mHealth) solutions that are designed to enable eHealth companies to focus on their core medical operations. Because of their reliability and cost-efficiency, eDevice solutions have been used in millions of devices including tens of thousands of medical and telecare devices. Its mobile health solutions can be used to let any type of electronic equipment communicate, while empowering designers of new products to easily include connection via the Internet and mobile networks. eDevice technology for homecare solutions makes a difference in the everyday life of ageing people and chronically ill patients.
Honeywell HomMed and eDevice will exhibit at the American Telemedicine Association Annual Meeting and Exposition 2010, from May 15th to 18th in San Antonio, TX. For more information, please visit http://www.americantelemed.org.