Tunstall and Apria Healthcare Expand Relationship

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Leading Healthcare Services Companies to Offer Innovative Remote Care and Safety Monitoring Solutions To Over 300,000 In-Home Patients.

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Apria will make Tunstall products available to the general public under the Apria Medical Alert brand, which can be found on Apria.com.

Tunstall Healthcare Group, the world leader in remote care and safety monitoring, and Apria Healthcare, a leading US provider of home respiratory and other therapies, have entered into an expanded agreement to make Tunstall Personal Emergency Response Systems available to help improve patient outcomes and quality of life.

Casey Pittock, President and CEO of Tunstall Americas stated, “We began working with Apria almost six years ago with a vision of supporting hundreds of thousands of patients together in their homes. That vision is now being realized with our expanded relationship.” He added, “Our two companies share a passion for improving patient outcomes, safety, and quality of life through innovative healthcare technology and high-touch personal health monitoring services.”

Under the expanded relationship, Apria will make Tunstall products available to the general public under the Apria Medical Alert brand, which can be found on Apria.com.    Tunstall will help support order intake, and fulfillment to facilitate ease of access to medical alert monitoring products and 24/7 personal, high-touch patient response services. In addition, Tunstall will design custom branded products and materials for Apria, powered by Tunstall Americas.

Tunstall Americas provides nationwide 24/7 healthcare monitoring services from HIPAA compliant call centers in New York and Rhode Island. Tunstall also manufacturers a wide variety of FDA registered medical alert, telehealth, and medication management solutions to meet the needs of all people, including traditional telephone based systems, cellular systems, and mobile safety devices.

Chris Gorciak, Senior Director of Marketing & e-Commerce of Apria Healthcare, said of the agreement, “We are pleased to be associated with Tunstall. The communities we serve will now have access to the world leader in remote patient monitoring. This expanded relationship demonstrates our commitment to providing enhanced services such as Tunstall’s cellular base unit and automatic fall detection, combined with 24/7 personal support to help individuals continue to recover and live safely in their own homes."

About Tunstall:
Tunstall Healthcare Group is the worldwide leader and supplier of personal emergency response systems (PERS), telehealth solutions and contact center services for healthcare engagement and remote monitoring of seniors and special needs groups. Tunstall’s solutions improve care and health outcomes for more than 3.6 million people every day in 40 countries. Tunstall Americas operates state-of-the-art monitoring centers in Long Island City, NY, and Pawtucket, RI where high-touch personal remote safety monitoring services are provided 24/7 to customers in all 50 states. http://americas.tunstall.com/

About Apria Healthcare:
Through its Apria Healthcare LLC operating unit, Apria provides home respiratory therapy, negative pressure wound therapy and home medical equipment through more than 375 locations throughout the continental United States and Hawaii and serves more than 1.2 million patients each year. With over $1 Billion in annual revenues, Apria is one of the nation’s largest and leading home healthcare companies. Apria was the first company of its type to obtain voluntary accreditation from The Joint Commission and has been continuously accredited for more than 25 years. For more information, visit http://www.apria.com

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Allison Frazer at 401-312-7960 or email at Allison(dot)Frazer(at)Tunstall(dot)com.

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