“We are very pleased to welcome Kupuna’s employees and customers to the Tunstall family. In Hawaiian, “Kupuna” means elder. This is indicative of the common bond between our two companies, as we share a passion for helping elders – and all people – rema
Long Island City, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2015
Tunstall Healthcare Group, the world leader in remote care and safety monitoring, has acquired Hawaii based medical alarm company Kupuna Monitoring Systems, Inc., via its US subsidiary, Tunstall Americas. The acquisition expands Tunstall’s service footprint across the United States through acquiring and partnering with highly regarded regional providers of connected care monitoring services.
Casey Pittock, President and CEO of Tunstall Americas stated, “We are very pleased to welcome Kupuna’s employees and customers to the Tunstall family. In Hawaiian, “Kupuna” means elder. This is indicative of the common bond between our two companies, as we share a passion for helping elders – and all people – remain safe, healthy, and independent at home through innovative technology and high-touch connected care monitoring services.”
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 products to meet the needs of all people. These products enable personal support services through traditional telephone lines, cellular, and the internet. Collectively, these products and services deliver a seamless connected care experience for people.
Cullen Hayashida, the locally well-known founder and president of Kupuna Monitoring Systems, said of the acquisition, "We are proud of the work we have done the past 10 years to support the elder community throughout Hawaii, and very grateful for the trust people have put in KMS. We believe that our local service delivery and strong relationships with healthcare institutions and government agencies combined with Tunstall's world-class connected care monitoring products and services will create new opportunities to serve Hawaii’s kupuna and their families.”
Tunstall Healthcare Group, founded in 1957 in England, is the world leader and supplier of Connected Health and Connected Care products and services. Tunstall helps people during emergencies and crisis situations 24/7/365 from dozens of company-owned and operated monitoring centers around the globe. Tunstall connects, talks with, and informs people with in-home technology and services that enhance their independence, freedom, social engagement, health and wellbeing. Tunstall serves more than 3.5 million people every day in 40 countries.
Tunstall Americas (http://www.americas.tunstall.com ) operates Connected Care monitoring centers in Long Island City, NY, Pawtucket, RI, and Newington, CT to deliver high-touch personal patient support services 24/7 to customers in all 50 states.
About Kupuna Monitoring Systems:
Kupuna Monitoring Systems was founded in 2003 to support the elder community throughout the Hawaiian Islands with products and services to help people remain safe and independent in their homes. KMS partners with leading healthcare institutions and government agencies to identify those in need of services.
If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Allison Frazer at 401-312-7960 or email at Allison.Frazer(at)Tunstall(dot)com.