DENVER, Nov. 10 Global Med Technologies(R), Inc.("Global Med" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOB), an internationale-Health, medical information technology company, today announced that itsInlog subsidiary has licensed its EdgeTrack Transfusion Software (Marketed as"Hemo Serveur" in France) to 5 HCL Hospitals (Hospices Civils de Lyon)representing 5,500 patient beds. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
EdgeTrack* transfusion management software provides a complete transfusionrecord, including patient information, pre and post-transfusion data tracking,tracing of blood components and comprehensive tracking of orders, making iteasier for HCL's technicians to provide appropriate blood products forpatients. EdgeTrack's complex features will assist HCL Hospitals in meetingthe diverse needs of their large operation by improving their processes. Itwill also enhance workflow by sending and receiving data with the HCL patientmanagement system, Crystal Net. The first phase includes installation of acentralized database serving all five hospitals with care units beingprogressively added once the initial five hospitals are live. Automation ofthe transfusion services project involves the Cardiology Hospital, Croix-Rousse Hospital, Edouard Herriot Hospital, Lyon Sud Hospital and Renee SabranHospital.
Since EdgeTrack was introduced into the market in 1995 as "Hemo Serveur",it has become a leading hospital transfusion and traceability informationmanagement system in France with more than 100 licensed hospitals. EdgeTrackeasily connects with most laboratory information systems (LIS) and hospitalinformation systems (HIS). EdgeTrack interchanges data with all major bloodbanking information systems including Inlog's own EdgeBlood (which isinstalled in 100% of the French Blood Establishment's "EFS" Blood DonorCenters).
Will Willman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing EU/ME/Asia at GlobalMed Technologies, commented, "We are excited to now have one of the largestFrench public hospital systems, Hospices Civils de Lyon, as a Global Medcustomer. This large prestigious hospital network, along with the EFS and 100other French hospitals customers, indicates a strong customer preference forGlobal Med's solutions in this market. Global Med and Inlog are proving to bea preferred supplier of IT solutions for blood transfusion management inEurope."
About HCL (Hospices Civils de Lyon)
Hospices Civils de Lyon (HCL) provides efficient healthcare through acoordinated pool of expertise that spans all clinical specialties. To addressthe individual needs of each patient, its 17 member hospitals includeestablishments with cross-disciplinary expertise. The organization counts atotal of 5,484 beds. HCL employs more than 22,000 professionals across 5hospital groups.
About Global Med Technologies, Inc.
Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. is an international medical softwarecompany which develops regulated and non-regulated software products andservices for the healthcare industry. As a leading provider of blood andlaboratory software applications and services, Global Med's products aredeployed in 20 countries and serve over 1,600 transfusion centers, blood banksand laboratories.
Global Med's U.S. division, Wyndgate Technologies(R), provides Vein-to-Vein(R) tracking through its Donor Doc(TM), SafeTrace(R), SafeTrace Tx(R) andElDorado Donor(TM) software products. Each year, Wyndgate's products andservices manage more than eight million blood components, representing over27% of the U.S. blood supply.
Global Med's European subsidiary, Inlog, SA, is a leading provider ofdonor center and transfusion management systems as well as cellular therapysoftware, laboratory information systems and quality assurance medicalsoftware systems internationally. Inlog's products include EdgeBlood*,EdgeTrack*, EdgeCell, EdgeLab and SAPANET.
Global Med's U.S. division, eDonor(R), provides a web-based donorrelationship management system that integrates recruitment, scheduling,retention and fulfillment for national as well as local community bloodcenters and hospitals. eDonor's products and services are designed tocomplement Global Med's strong line of international blood management andlaboratory information software and service solutions.
Global Med's U.S. subsidiary, PeopleMed(R), Inc., provides cost-effectivecustomized software validation, consulting and compliance solutions tohospitals and donor centers.
For more information about Global Med's products and services, please call800-996-3428 or visit http://www.globalmedtech.com, http://www.peoplemed.com,http://www.inlog.com, http://www.eDonor.com, and http://www.wyndgate.com.
*FDA 510(k) clearance required prior to sales in the U.S.
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