Northwest VA Health Network Orders Nearly Three-Dozen GlobalMedia Telemedicine CartsVA Sale Demonstrates Arizona Firm's Commitment to Telehealth in the Pacific Northwest
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 20, which serves VA patients in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska, has placed an order for 35 GlobalMedia mobile telemedicine carts to use in speech pathology, primary care and educational settings at Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) and at VA medical centers. The CBOC equipment will enable veterans to receive quality healthcare closer to their homes, without the inconvenience of traveling to Portland, White City, Oregon, Seattle or Walla Walla, Washington for appointments.
The VA will use GlobalMedia i8500 Series Mobile Telemedicine Carts with TANDBERG, now Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), hardware codecs and cameras for speech pathology, primary care, education and training. Many will be equipped with GlobalMedia's TotalExamTM Examination Cameras, CapSure® Image Automation Software, and CareTone® Stethoscopes. VISN 20 officials chose a number of cart configurations with different sized viewing screens for the various uses.
The Veterans Administration is the national leader in telemedicine, and VISN 20 is the latest service network to model its remote healthcare delivery system on GlobalMedia's telemedicine solutions. VISN 19 which encompasses Montana, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado and parts of three other states, recently began installing nearly 200 GlobalMedia carts at its CBOCs in the largest telemedicine rollout in history.
GlobalMedia has been involved in providing telemedicine solutions for the delivery of quality healthcare in the Pacific Northwest for several years. The Scottsdale, Arizona, company is a founding member of the Telehealth Alliance of Oregon (TAO), and will be demonstrating its equipment when TAO holds its 2010 Annual Meeting and Summit on November 3rd in Portland. For more information on the summit, go to http://ortelehealth.org.
Scottsdale, Arizona based GlobalMedia designs, manufactures and markets telemedicine solutions and medical image automation systems that provide superior image quality, unmatched versatility and unsurpassed simplicity for the healthcare industry. GlobalMedia's camera, image management, store-and-forward, videoconferencing and video streaming technologies enable leading pathologists, dermatologists, pediatricians, neurologists, surgeons, pharmacists, forensic MDs, emergency medicine departments and other caregivers to be more effective in providing patient care, and more productive and efficient in managing patient information. Products include the TotalExamTM camera, the most versatile and easy to use exam camera on the market, CapSure® store-and-forward imaging and image management software with DICOM output, which provides automated workflow capabilities for seamless integration into a provider's network and fully integrated mobile video cart systems for primary care applications. For more information, visit www.globalmedia.com or call +1.480.922.0044.
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Posted: September 28, 2010
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