InTouch Health Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
Santa Barbara, CA, March 21, 2012 – InTouch Health, a leading provider of acute care remote presence telemedicine solutions, is celebrating its tenth year anniversary. InTouch Health has been on the forefront of providing cutting edge, acute care, remote presence technologies and clinical services in the ever-expanding telemedicine marketplace since its founding in January 2002. Currently, more than 400 hospitals and over 1,500 physicians utilize InTouch Health solutions to provide more than 30,000 clinical telemedicine consults annually across the globe. Moreover, InTouch Health currently facilitates over 50 percent of all Telestroke consults nationwide through technologically advanced, purpose-built, FDA-cleared devices.
“InTouch Health has consistently grown over the last ten years despite a turbulent economic climate and many changes resulting from healthcare reform,” said Dr. Yulun Wang, Chairman and CEO of InTouch Health. “I attribute our success to two things: first, a singular focus on healthcare, namely responding to the unique telemedicine and workflow needs of hospitals and healthcare providers; and second, our products and processes undergo constant innovation with the vision and aspiration to provide increased access to high-quality healthcare anytime, anywhere at a reduced cost.”
InTouch Health has received numerous awards and accolades for technological innovations in the healthcare field, including the American Telemedicine Association’s Innovation Award for Telemedicine and the 3G A-List Award™ in recognition of its innovative enterprise wireless data solutions based on 3G CDMA standards. In 2011, Dr. Yulun Wang was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering. Ernst & Young also recognized Dr. Wang as a finalist in the “Entrepreneur of the Year” awards program in 2005, which honors the most outstanding entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.
About InTouch Health
InTouch Health provides end-to-end telemedicine solutions and expertise that enable physicians to perform real-time consults with patients. Through a single portal, physicians can access a host of purpose-built, FDA-cleared telemedicine devices to provide care anywhere across the continuum, from EDs, ICUs, procedure rooms and patient wards to clinics, ambulances and homes.
The InTouch Health Remote Presence telemedicine network is powered through its SureCONNECT® cloud-based infrastructure providing unparalleled connection quality and reliability, interoperability, workflow imaging and documentation, and services and support. Wherever access to medical expertise is limited, InTouch Health’s Remote Presence telemedicine solutions can effectively extend the physician’s reach to manage patient care, thereby removing critical time and distance barriers.
The Company has more than 400 hospital locations on six continents enrolled in its Remote Presence network for the delivery of telemedicine services such as stroke, critical care, cardiology, trauma, pediatrics, neonatology, behavioral health, language translations, and clinical education and surgical/procedure mentoring.