LEWISVILLE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CareView Communications, Inc. ("CareView" or the "Company") (OTCBB: CRVW), an information technology provider to the healthcare industry, announced today the execution of a hospital agreement with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance, a full-service 436-bed facility that has served the heart of Los Angeles’ South Bay communities for 50 years.
As part of Providence Health & Services California, a Catholic not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, clinics, physicians, home health services, affiliated programs and services, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is committed to supporting the community through its charitable services as well as providing quality and compassionate health care. Providence Little Company of Mary offers specialty programs and services in its Heart Center and Women and Children’s Health Center. Its Advanced Primary Stroke Center is recognized as a high-quality provider of services for patients with acute stroke symptoms. The medical center engaged CareView to provide the CareView System™ in its patient rooms as well as additional areas throughout the center.
"We welcome Providence to the CareView family. Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance has shown its dedication to making safety and patient satisfaction a priority within the hospital. We are very pleased to see Providence making strides for more comfortable hospital stays for its patients and find their specific efforts to save lives and reduce falls something that all hospitals should aspire to," stated Steven Johnson, CareView’s President and Chief Operating Officer.
The CareView System™ is a suite of products that brings the information technology of the 21st century directly to patients, families and healthcare providers by connecting them through one easy-to-install and simple-to-use system. Providence strives to integrate its core values in all operations. Those values are respect, compassion, excellence, stewardship and justice, and this collaboration parallels those core values through:
- The ability to implement audit tools to ensure excellence in quality standards and to ensure that safety measures are being met and complied with while both are used to further educate caregivers at Providence to continually enhance quality and safety for patients.
- The ability for doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers to practice stewardship by efficiently and cost-effectively monitoring, treating and visiting their patients.
- Fostering respect and compassion for family members and friends by providing them with the ability to use the Internet to monitor, visit, and correspond with their loved ones who are patients at Providence.
- Ensuring patients and their visitors have direct access to on-demand high-speed Internet and first-run movies in their rooms.
About CareView Communications, Inc.
CareView has created a proprietary high-speed data network system that can be deployed throughout a healthcare facility using the existing cable television infrastructure. This network supports CareView’s Room Control Platform (RCP) and complementary suite of software applications designed to streamline workflow and improve value-added services offered to customers. Real-time bedside monitoring and point-of-care video monitoring and recording improve efficiency while limiting liability, and entertainment packages and education enhance quality of stay. This technology may also act as an interface gateway for other software systems and medical devices moving forward. CareView is dedicated to working with all types of hospitals, nursing homes, adult living centers and selected outpatient care facilities domestically and internationally. Corporate offices are located at 405 State Highway 121 Bypass, Suite B-240, Lewisville, Texas, 75067. Questions may be directed to John R. Bailey, Chief Financial Officer at (972) 943-6050. More information about the Company is available on the Company’s website at www.care-view.com.
About Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance, founded in 1960, is a 436-bed hospital with specialties that include robotic surgery, cardiac care, a stroke center, the Women and Children’s Health Center and a neonatal intensive care unit. The medical center is part of Renton, Wash.-based Providence Health & Services’, Catholic not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, clinics, physicians, home health services, affiliated programs and services, and educational facilities in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities of CareView Communications, Inc. Certain statements in this release and other written or oral statements made by or on behalf of the Company are “forward looking statements” within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements regarding future events and developments and our future performance, as well as management’s expectations, beliefs, plans, estimates or projections relating to the future are forward-looking statements within the meaning of these laws. The forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties including market acceptance of the Company’s services and projects and the Company’s continued access to capital and other risks and uncertainties. The actual results the Company achieves may differ materially from any forward-looking statements due to such risks and uncertainties. These statements are based on our current expectations and speak only as of the date of such statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of future events, new information or otherwise.
CareView Communications, Inc.
John R. Bailey, Chief Financial Officer, 972-943-6050
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