|[February 06, 2013]
InTouch Health Launches Remote Care iPad® App
HONOLULU --(Business Wire)--
InTouch Health (News - Alert), the leader in acute care telemedicine, today announced
the launch of the ControlStation®
(CS) App for iPad, making it easier than ever for doctors to provide
real-time, acute telemedicine consults with patients. From a single
intuitive interface, doctors can now connect from iPads and iPad Minis
to provide patient care through any of the Company's FDA-cleared,
purpose-built remote presence devices. An interface designed
specifically for acute care telemedicine, it integrates clinical patient
data and medical radiology imaging tools through a single user login.
"The advent of the CS App for iPad provides an unmatched interface for
doctors to deliver acute care telemedicine," according to Yulun Wang,
Ph.D., Chairman and CEO of InTouch Health. "Through one pane of glass,
doctors now have at their fingertips all the tools - clinical patient
data, medical imaging, and immersive remote presence - to provide
complete patient consults fom anywhere."
"The CS App takes telemedicine to a new level, and it is great to free
myself from my laptop. It is so simple to use and highly effective for
remote doctor-to-patient consults," said Nicholas J. Okon, DO, CEO,
Northwest Stroke Solutions and Medical Director, Providence TeleStroke
Network, Oregon. "It addresses a large adoption barrier by providing
doctors with a portable solution and intuitive interface enabling them
to provide care from just about anywhere. Telemedicine should be this
"We are pleased to have participated in the clinical validation of the
CS App for iPad. I could see the overwhelming enthusiasm from the
doctors across the various medical specialties for which we provide
remote services to our member hospitals," adds Jim Roxburgh, Director of
the Dignity Health Mercy Telehealth Network. "I can easily envision
providing this enabling capability for the more than 100 doctors who
routinely provide call coverage for our hospitals."
InTouch Health is showcasing the ControlStation App for iPad along with
its entire suite of TeleStroke products and services in Booth #307 at
the International Stroke Conference in Honolulu, HI, February 6-8, 2013.
InTouch Health powers the TeleStroke networks for 13 of the top 40 U.S.
News and World Reports' Best Hospitals in Neurology and Neurosurgery.
About InTouch Health
Health is the leading provider of telemedicine solutions for
high-acuity consults where doctors are required to take immediate
clinical action. The InTouch® Telemedicine System is the
industry's only fully integrated, end-to-end solution encompassing
clinical data management, medical imaging, 24/7 technical support,
clinical consulting services and the SureConnect® cloud-based
infrastructure. By removing time and distance barriers, this system
effectively enables physicians to perform real-time consults with
hospital patients through a host of FDA-cleared purpose-built
telemedicine devices. Deployed on six continents, the InTouch
Telemedicine System is used by more than 10 percent of all U.S.
hospitals including many of the nation's top neuroscience centers of
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