PITTSBURGH, July 14 Vocollect Healthcare Systems, Inc. andSouthMed, Inc., a leading provider of equipment, supplies and integratedcommunications solutions for the healthcare market, announce a strategicpartnership, whereby SouthMed will resell AccuNurse voice-assisted care aspart of its long-term care solutions offerings to its customer base, whichcomprises Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and southern Virginia.
"The partnership with Vocollect Healthcare Systems brings the power ofvoice to our customers," said Johnny Moore, president of SouthMed, Inc."Voice-assisted care is among the most innovative solutions for the long-termcare market, and nicely complements our product offerings and communicationssolutions such as our nurse call systems. By adding AccuNurse to our solutionsofferings, we are better enabling customers to significantly improve theirfacilities' bottom line and, most importantly, provide better quality of carefor residents -- nothing is closer to the point-of-care or easier to use."
"SouthMed is following its mission to bring more solutions to customersand make them more successful," said James Quasey, President of VocollectHealthcare Systems. "Facilities in long-term care benefit from voice-assistedcare by having the ability to support facility-wide, resident-centeredservices at the point-of-care. By complementing their solutions withAccuNurse, SouthMed is now offering the best in proactive care."
About SouthMed, Inc.
SouthMed, Inc., headquartered in Irmo, SC and founded in 1992, is aleading regional provider of medical equipment, supplies and communicationssolutions for the healthcare market. For more information on SouthMed, Inc.,call 1-800-538-7349.
About Vocollect Healthcare Systems
Vocollect Healthcare Systems, a subsidiary of Vocollect, Inc. brings thepower of voice to caregivers in long-term care facilities. Using simple spokendialog, staff hear care plan details and document activities as they arecompleted, using the most natural form of communication available: voice. Thisresults in more proactive care, lower operating costs, and higherreimbursements. Vocollect(R) is a registered trademark of Vocollect, Inc.;AccuNurse(R) is a registered trademark of Vocollect Healthcare Systems.
SOURCE Vocollect Healthcare Systems, Inc.