New Technology Brings Doctor Services Directly to Offshore and Remote Environments

Sunday, February 15, 2009 General News
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REFERENCES:



NuPhysicia coverage:



Monica Perin - "UTMB, Sanders Morris Harris launch telemedicine company"

http://www.bizjournals.com/houston/stories/2007/08/06/daily7.html

Houston Business Journal, August 6, 2007



Lynn Cook - "Virtual care, real profit?: Health"

http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-32719726_ITM

Houston Chronicle, August 25, 2007



Elizabeth Cohen - "What is Telemedicine?"

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/health/2008/12/28/cohen.turn.your.head.click.cnn?iref=videosearch CNN, December 28, 2008



Recent coverage of risks associated with helicopter medevac operations:



Roma Kahanna - "Crashes prompt search for safer ride to oil rigs"

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/front/6240688.html

Houston Chronicle, February 1, 2009



Andy Pasztor - "Shell Temporarily Grounds Sikorskys Amid Probe After Helicopter Crash"

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123353691491437867.html

Wall Street Journal, February 2, 2009



Brian Ross - "Are Air Ambulances Safe?" http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/story?id=6790176&page=1

ABC News, February 3, 2009



Russell Lewis - "NTSB Begins Hearings Into Medevac Crashes" http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=100151419

NPR, Morning Edition, February 3, 2009



Andy Pasztor and Christopher Conkey - "Pressure Mounts for Tougher Helicopter Safety Rules"

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123362118913941617.html

Wall Street Journal, February 3, 2009



ABOUT NUPHYSICIA, LLC:

NuPhysicia, LLC, is a privately held medical services solution provider specializing in telemedicine concepts developed and proven by the University of Texas Medical Branch. NuPhysicia offers four product lines to implement the appropriate type of care and services for patients: InPlace Medical Solutions, Medicine At Work (on-site healthcare for workplaces of all sizes), Walk-In Telemedicine Health Care (physician healthcare in retail settings) and NuPhysicia (technology and consulting for remote medical care). NuPhysicia is based in Houston, Texas. For more information about NuPhysicia, visit www.nuphysicia.com or call 713.358.9270



WHAT: A news conference announcing NuPhysicia, LLC's latest telemedicine service offering. Unlike any other offshore or remote location medical service, patients see and talk to a physician guiding their examination while an onboard medic operates the digital diagnostic instruments. Real-time, two-way videoconferencing makes it possible. Injuries and illnesses can be properly diagnosed on offshore rigs and better managed, significantly reducing helicopter evacuations. WHEN: Monday, February 16, at 9:00AM and 1:00PM WHERE: Offices of NuPhysicia, 4625 Southwest Freeway, Suite 142, Houston, Texas 77027 WHO: Shannon Caldwell - Executive Director, Offshore and Remote Services Glenn G. Hammack, OD, MSHI - Chair and President Oscar W. Boultinghouse, MD, MPH, FACEP - Senior Vice President for Telemedicine Program Development and Primary Care Services Michael J. Davis, MD, MBA, FACC - Senior Vice President for Telemedicine Program Development and Specialty Services MORE: Includes a live, real-time video examination of a patient located on a rig offshore near Malaysia. CONTACT INFORMATION AND RSVP: Kerry L. Gregg at KLG Communications TEL: 713-523-2002, CEL: 713-416-1964, EMAIL: [email protected] OR Traci M. Pastrana at NuPhysicia TEL: 713-358-9270, CEL: 713-876-1003, EMAIL: [email protected]

SOURCE NuPhysicia, LLC


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