MultiCare Selects GlobalMedia Solutions for Its Telemedicine Program

Non-Profit Healthcare Organization in Pacific Northwest Will Use the Mobile Medical Carts to Remotely Connect Patients with Healthcare Providers in Hospitals and Clinics

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MultiCare Health System, the largest healthcare system in the South Puget Sound region of Washington State, has invested in GlobalMedia telemedicine solutions to connect patients in outlying areas to providers as part of four different telemedicine pilot programs at their hospitals and outlying clinical locations. Working with GlobalMedia-authorized reseller Right! Systems, Inc., based in Lacey, Washington, MultiCare purchased i8500™ Series Mobile Telemedicine Carts equipped with LifeSize® video-conferencing codecs, hardware devices that encode digital data and video streams. The mobile medical carts will be used in its Teleneurology pilot. The other three programs involved in pilot studies are Pediatrics, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound.

Rich De Brino, Director of Advanced Solutions for Right! Systems, says his company is excited to work with MultiCare on this important telemedicine project. “We have seen how the effective use of telemedicine and the GlobalMedia i8500 mobile medical carts are helping MultiCare deliver patient care on a timelier basis and allow them to offer specialty care to their patients in the outlying areas,” De Brino said. “We look forward to helping them extend this program to all of their hospitals and clinics in 2011.”

GlobalMedia Northwest Region Sales Manager Darren Sackett echoes that enthusiasm. “We are pleased to partner with Right! Systems in providing MultiCare with the basis for an innovative, enterprise-wide solution designed to fit their needs.”

GlobalMedia, headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, is the leading telemedicine design-manufacturer. Its mobile telemedicine carts can operate with LifeSize equipment or PC-based systems. GlobalMedia’s array of medical devices - like the easy-to-use, easy-to-hold TotalExam™ examination camera – also work with any legacy system or PC.

About Right! Systems, Inc.

Since 1993, Right! Systems Inc. has provided business-driven, multi-vendor IT solutions to clients worldwide. Drawing on deep industry expertise and a portfolio of interrelated consulting, application, and infrastructure services, our solutions can help you gain control of your enterprise-wide technology, decrease total cost of ownership, increase productivity and end-user satisfaction and refocus talent and energies on your core business.

About GlobalMedia

Scottsdale, Arizona based GlobalMedia designs and manufactures telemedicine solutions and medical image automation systems that provide superior image quality, unmatched versatility and unsurpassed simplicity. For more information, visit www.globalmedia.com or call +1.480.922.0044.



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