Prodea and South Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare Collaborate on Delivering the World’s Most Advanced Personalized Healthcare Platform

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The collaboration is expected to yield the highest quality eHealth service through significant improvements in accessibility, cost, and quality of life for consumers worldwide

A special ceremony was held on April 1, 2011 in New York City to celebrate the signing of an important LOI between Prodea Systems and the South Korean Ministry of Health & Welfare. The agreement lays the foundation for the parties to integrate their leading edge technologies and services in creating one of the most advanced and effective early detection, diagnostic, and health management tools and services for the day-to-day management of chronic diseases, and promotion of healthy lifestyles.

This collaborative effort will utilize South Korea’s advanced medical technologies and network of hospitals and diagnostic centers in combination with Prodea’s unique intelligent home hub, known as “ROS”. “We are living in a time when emerging challenges such as rapid population aging, growing incidents of chronic diseases and emergence of infectious diseases on a global scale are threatening our healthy lifestyles," said Health and Welfare Minister, Ms. Chin Soo-hee. “Under the circumstances, I think it is significant for our Ministry and Prodea Systems to have decided to explore opportunities for helping each other in the development of early diagnostic tools and services,” said the Minister.

Prodea Systems’ market-leading connected lifestyle solution, ROS, features an innovative and intelligent multi-application platform that delivers a wide variety of services and applications, including patient-centric medical home services for preventive care and management of chronic conditions.

“Prodea is honored to work with South Korea and its many world class companies to create an integrated eHealth solution that takes advantage of South Korea’s advanced public health, its highly effective healthcare management techniques and its medical technologies. We plan to jointly introduce a portfolio of products based on our collective strengths to the global market.” said Anousheh Ansari, CEO and Co-founder of Prodea Systems. “We are privileged to have been selected as one of the companies to work closely with the Ministry of Health and Welfare as well as KHIDI, the Korean Health Industry Development Institute.” remarked Ansari.

About Prodea Systems
Prodea Systems, based in Plano Texas, is a privately held company formed by the Ansari family, inventors and proven entrepreneurs with a history of building companies based on industry-changing technologies. Prodea Systems is their latest endeavor to address the challenges of today’s increasingly complex digital home and connected small business environment and combine state of the art technology and simplicity in a single command center for the everyday consumer.

The Prodea Systems platform provides a turn-key, white label solution for traditional and alternative service providers who require continuous and timely delivery of new and innovative services to their subscribers over the existing broadband infrastructure.

Prodea’s solution uniquely enables carrier-grade services to be delivered directly to a variety of fixed appliances in the home or automobile, as well as mobile lifestyle devices including smart phones, portable media players or laptops. Additional information can be found at

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