InTouch Health and Kainos Evolve® Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Next-Generation Telehealth Solutions
Partners to develop patient-centric telehealth workflow applications to help improve patient outcomes and lower costs
Santa Barbara, CA, March 16, 2016 – InTouch Health, a leading provider of telehealth solutions, and Kainos Group plc (KNOS), a leading UK-based provider of IT, consulting and software solutions, today announced a partnership to develop a suite of innovative telehealth offerings with the potential to reshape care delivery in healthcare systems around the world.
The InTouch Telehealth Network connects more than 1,500 hospital locations globally and over 4,500 physician specialists enabling urgent teleheath care. Over the InTouch platform, a stroke consultation is enabled every five minutes, touching the lives of nearly 100,000 stroke patients every year. The InTouch Telehealth Network manages connections for telemental health, ICU, post-acute care, telepediatrics and over 30 other clinical specialties. InTouch Health plans to transform healthcare delivery by using Kainos Evolve’s integrated care platform to power its next generation telehealth patient management solutions to improve patient outcomes at lower costs.
Through Kainos Evolve’s relationship as an Apple mobility partner, InTouch Health customers will benefit from best-in-class mobile access to clinical information at the point of care. Using the Evolve platform, which supports health applications in large Integrated Delivery Networks, allows InTouch Health to deliver customizable patient-centric applications that can be integrated with hospital Electronic Health Record systems. These applications can be easily modified or extended to accommodate the requirements of individual healthcare organizations using the platform’s eForms and workflow tools.
Brendan Mooney, chief executive officer of Kainos, stated, “We are delighted to announce this strategic partnership with InTouch Health. We believe that telemedicine will transform the way in which healthcare is delivered, and this partnership between InTouch Health and Kainos Evolve provides the right capability to support this transformation.”
Dr. Yulun Wang, Ph.D., chairman and chief executive officer at InTouch Health, stated, “We are excited about working with Kainos Evolve. The flexibility and power of the Evolve platform, combined with the breadth of the InTouch Health customer base and solution offerings, has the potential to make a significant impact on the care of patients across the United States and beyond.”
About InTouch Health
InTouch Health provides Telehealth Network and Managed Services to hospitals and healthcare systems for the delivery of specialty care, anytime, anywhere. InTouch Health has helped more than 130 healthcare systems deploy telehealth programs across their enterprise quickly and seamlessly using its industry-leading combination of people, processes and technology. InTouch Health has surpassed 675,000 potentially life-saving telehealth sessions over the InTouch Telehealth Cloud and now manages more than 190,000 clinical connections annually for over 1,500 hospital locations globally.
About Kainos Group plc
Kainos is a UK-based provider of IT services, consulting and software solutions. The Group specialises across multiple sectors in the development of digital technology solutions, including software design and agile software development. The company’s Evolve Electronic Medical Records and Mobile-Enabled Healthcare solutions provide a market-leading comprehensive suite of digital services to healthcare providers such as hospitals and ambulatory care organizations. Kainos Group plc (KNOS) is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. At 31 December 2015, it had almost 800 staff working in eight offices in the USA, UK, Ireland, Poland and the Netherlands. For further information please visit the Kainos Group company website: www.kainos.com