GlobalMedia Joins Polycom at 2008 HIMSS Conference

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Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) February 14, 2008

GlobalMedia (http://www.globalmedia.com), a leader in telemedicine solutions, will feature the very latest innovations in telepathology and teledermatology at 2008 Annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference & Exhibition in at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL February 25th--28th. The HIMSS conference is the biggest annual event in the healthcare IT industry. Attended by thousands of decision-making executives, the conference continues to grow in attendance, up 17% from the previous conference.

"We are excited to be teaming with Polycom to provide innovative solutions in the health care information systems and management field," said Joel E. Barthelemy, Managing Director of GlobalMedia. "We are confident that the overwhelming majority of decision makers who attend the HIMSS conference will welcome our offering of next generation collaborative tools as means to more productively deliver health care solutions."

GlobalMedia, a Polycom Arena Partner, will feature innovative technological advances in telemedicine applications for pathology, dermatology and diagnostics. Demonstrations of the GlobalMedia and Polycom solutions will take place in the Polycom display at booth 6785.

"Our partnership with Polycom strengthens our commitment to truly integrated collaborative solutions for health care professionals," said Barthelemy. "The positive reception to our products and services by the HIMSS community is a significant factor in our combined leadership positions in the market. This year's offerings continue that leadership position by providing solutions that will enhance information sharing and management in health care, leading to improved efficiencies and to improved quality of patient care."

About GlobalMedia Group, LLC
GlobalMedia is a privately-held company dedicated to improving the delivery of global technologies that circumvent physical limitation of modern healthcare. GlobalMedia's products give front-line caregivers, first responders, scientific and medical professionals the tools to save money, but more importantly, to improve the quality of healthcare. Headquartered in the USA in Scottsdale Arizona, GlobalMedia's team of software developers and customer-centric liaisons work closely with clients, developing solutions to meet their present, future and evolving telemedicine needs. To learn more about our innovative and cost-effective solutions within telemedicine, visit us online at: http://www.globalmedia.com or call us at +1 (480) 922-0044.

About the Polycom ARENA Program
Polycom ARENA is an ecosystem program designed to expand the applications for Polycom's collaboration technology and accelerate the delivery of new solutions for customers in a variety of industries by enabling software applications providers, hardware device manufacturers, and conferencing solution providers to integrate their products with Polycom's industry leading unified collaboration platform to create new applications. Polycom ARENA ecosystem partners can develop, test and certify interoperability between their solutions and the Polycom platform of voice, video and content collaborative solutions. Customers benefit from the industry expertise of Polycom ARENA ecosystem partners who are building standards-based solutions that fully interoperate with the Polycom unified collaboration platform and installed base of video conferencing systems. Additional information is available: http://www.polycom.com

About HIMSS
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the healthcare industry's membership organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. Founded in 1961 with offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., Brussels, and other locations across the United States and Europe, HIMSS represents more than 20,000 individual members and over 300 corporate members that collectively represent organizations employing millions of people. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare public policy and industry practices through its advocacy, educational and professional development initiatives designed to promote information and management systems' contributions to ensuring quality patient care.

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