TORONTO, ANNAPOLIS, Md. and SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Oct. 23 Life:WIRE(TM) Corp, an international, mobile communications and healthinformation solution provider based in Toronto, Canada and Annapolis, Marylandannounced today a strategic partnership with TeleMedik Innova HealthSolutions, an international medical management and telephone triage companyheadquartered in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Through Life:WIRE 's patent-pending, interactive cell phone solution forpatients with care management and medication adherence needs, TeleMedik candeliver a wide variety of interactive text message reminders in any language(Spanish & English initially) that is personalized to each patient's specifichealth needs.
Dr. Fernandez Quintero, TeleMedik's President notes that "TeleMedik's caremanagers will use Life:WIRE to enhance our patient compliance strategies forthose enrolled in case, disease and preventive management programs such asSmoking Cessation, Weight Control Management, and Life Styles Coaching. Weanticipate that patients will embrace Life:WIRE, providing an even higherlevel of engagement in our medical management programs, and transforming theirlives for the better."
Howard Rosen, MBA, CEO and Founder of Life:WIRE explains "Life:WIRE turnsa standard cell phone into an interactive health management tool, without theneed for patients to download or install software or purchase equipment.Through our two-way messaging and administrative management platform,patients, their physicians, case managers can track health conditions,treatments and activities. Our dynamic input and reporting system encouragespatients to integrate good health practices into their daily lives."
Garry Carneal, JD, MA, a nationally recognized expert in the casemanagement field and former President & CEO of URAC, notes that "The strategicpartnership between the two firms will create a cutting-edge, global solutionthat engages patients to improve clinical and financial outcomes. The entiresolution can be fully customized based upon local language and cultural norms.In addition, Life:WIRE's text messaging system creates a web-enabled trackingsystem with a graphical interface, which can be accessed by patients, casemanagers and/or other authorized persons."
"TeleMedik's approach to health management includes taking advantage ofthe newest technologies to create a flexible platform focusing on the needs ofour clients," says Nilda Guerrero TeleMedik's Executive Director. She adds"That's why we are so excited about Life:WIRE's ability to allow us to reachand interact with our patients and clients in a unique and innovative mannerto improve clinical and medication adherence strategies."
About Life:WIRE Corp (http://www.lifewire.ca)
With operations in Toronto, Canada and Annapolis, Maryland, Life:WIREdevelops patient-friendly and cost-effective solutions that enable users toproactively manage their health conditions. Life:WIRE 's patent-pendingtechnology turns a standard cellular phone into a health management tool. Ourpatient-friendly solution incorporates remote management and monitoringsystems that facilitate proactive management of disease conditions andpromotes wellness through virtually any mobile system in the world.
About TeleMedik Innova Health Solutions (http://www.telemedik.com)
TeleMedik was founded in 1997, under the leadership of its currentPresident and CEO Dr. Joaquin Fernandez Quintero, M.D. Headquartered in SanJuan, Puerto Rico, TeleMedik provides multiple healthcare support servicesincluding nurse triage services, pharmacy program auditing, disease managementprograms, medical groups and hospital support services and participants'health education endeavors through diverse services and technologies.TeleMedik is addressing the needs of multi-cultural Spanish speaking citizenswithin the United States, Puerto Rico and South America.
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