We are ready to turn the telehealth world on its head. Our new combined company will be able to provide innovative solutions to life-altering problems in a cost - effective way that would not be possible without the... states Dr Butler
Chicago, Ill, Waycross, GA (PRWEB) September 26, 2016
Salus Telehealth and VideoMedicine announced today they have merged a to form a new company – Salus Telehealth, Inc. Together, they will be a premier, full service telehealth company that offers comprehensive telemedicine device and software solutions, including a direct to consumer healthcare application.
“We are very pleased to bring our companies together as one to offer our customers the opportunity to use one platform for remote patient monitoring, primary care, urgent care, specialty care, and healthcare services directly to consumers” said Paula Guy, Chief Executive Officer of Salus Telehealth. “Our platform has the ability to integrate most medical device peripherals. Our platform and application, added to our already experienced team in designing and building proven, affordable, high quality telemedicine networks over the last 17 years, gives us an edge in the industry” remarked Guy.
The Salus Telehealth and VideoMedicine, Inc. Board of Directors voted to sign the agreement allowing the companies to merge and create one new organization. The new Board of Directors will be made up of an equal number of members from VideoMedicine and Salus Telehealth. This merger has uniquely positioned Salus Telehealth, Inc. to offer a true end-to-end telemedicine solution that will reduce the overall cost of healthcare as well as significantly improve overall health outcomes. Paula Guy has been named the Chief Executive Officer of the newly formed organization and Dr. Jeffrey Kesler has been named the Chief Operating Officer. Salus Telehealth, Inc. will maintain offices in Waycross, Georgia and Chicago, Illinois.
“The Salus VideoMedicine union will not only create a fully integrated and flexible telemedicine solution; it will also allow both companies to leverage their strengths while decreasing overall costs for the client by providing more efficient, rapidly deployable, telemedicine offerings” said Dr. Charles Butler, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Video Medicine. “We are ready to turn the telehealth world on its head- whether in a hospital, clinic, rural medi-van, ambulance, pharmacy chain, corporate environment, or home. Our new combined company will be able to provide innovative solutions to life-altering problems in a cost-effective way that would not be possible without the combination of these two companies’” added Butler.
“Our mission continues to be to enhance the quality of the patient - provider relationship and improve overall health outcomes with exceptional, compassionate service. VideoMedicine completes the Salus Telehealth offering” said Guy.
About Salus Telehealth
SALUS Telehealth is an experienced telehealth company that provides its customers a complete and comprehensive telehealth platform and equipment resources needed to successfully implement an e-clinical model of care in any healthcare environment. Salus’ leadership and staff have years of experience implementing successful telemedicine programs in many different geographic locations and healthcare settings. Healthcare systems are partnering with Salus to implement telemedicine programs and to bring specialty services to rural and remote locations as well as monitor patients in the home. Relationships with our customers are ongoing, with continued program support from our account managers and 24/7 technological support team. Other services offered by Salus include telehealth needs assessment, consultation, physician and healthcare provider onboarding /telemedicine program adoption, program support, 24/7 call center and technological support, scheduling and credentialing, and training and education.
About VideoMedicine, Inc.
VideoMedicine is passionate about making medicine more accessible, more affordable, and more transparent. VideoMedicine is the world’s first mobile, free-market doctor network. VideoMedicine has partnered with payors and employers to be the preferred mobile, secure, and HIPAA compliant healthcare application.
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