InTouch Health Announces Expanded Portfolio of Remote Presence Telehealth Solutions

Remote Presence devices and clinical workflow software showcased at the Fourth Annual Remote Presence Clinical Innovations Forum

Santa Barbara, CA, July 15, 2009 – InTouch Health®, the world leader in Remote Presence healthcare solutions, announced today that it will provide a preview of its expanded suite of Remote Presence telehealth solutions at its Fourth Annual Remote Presence Clinical Innovations Forum, from July 16th – 18th, 2009 in Santa Barbara, CA.

InTouch Health provides Remote Presence solutions that enable physicians to perform complete and real-time consults with hospital patients. Through a single interface, physicians can access a host of Remote Presence devices to provide care and expert collaboration across the entire healthcare continuum – from primary to outpatient care, intensive care units to emergency departments, acute care to operating/ procedure rooms, rehabilitation to long term care – all delivered over a single backbone of SureConnect™ connectivity services and support.

InTouch Health’s expanded suite of RP products and clinical workflow solutions include:

  • RP-7® Series Robotic System: The Company’s full featured Remote Presence platform for multispecialty care which now includes enhanced immersive audio and auto-docking capabilities specifically designed for healthcare.
  • RP-Lite™: Remote Presence capability on a cart-based platform for lower consult volumes.
  • Multi-Presence™: A collaboration tool that enables multiple physicians located in different locations to simultaneously access the same telehealth consult in real time.
  • StrokeRESPOND™: A clinical workflow tool which supports the stroke expert’s management and documentation of acute stroke.

This interoperable suite of Remote Presence telehealth solutions will provide unparalleled accessibility and utility for physicians to address the wide array of clinical applications, consults and collaboration throughout hospitals and healthcare delivery networks.

Furthermore, InTouch Health’s strategic partner and Forum sponsor, KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc. will showcase their industry leading Remote Presence solutions for operating room collaboration and surgical mentoring.

“This expanded product suite of new Remote Presence endpoint devices, workflow software solutions, connectivity infrastructure, and professional services is designed to deliver the most comprehensive telehealth solutions in this rapidly growing marketplace,” said Dr. Yulun Wang, Chairman and CEO of InTouch Health. “We are pleased to be gathering with thought-leading physicians, hospital administrators, service-line executives, and allied health professionals at our fourth annual conference to share in these advancements and to refine best practices leading to superior clinical and financial outcomes.”

About InTouch Health

InTouch Health provides Remote Presence telehealth solutions that enable physicians to perform complete and real-time consults with hospital patients. Through a single broadband network and computer interface, physicians can access a host of Remote Presence devices to provide and document care into emergency rooms, critical care units, patient wards, and operating rooms. Wherever access to medical expertise is limited, Remote Presence can effectively extend the physician’s reach to manage patient care, thereby removing critical time and distance barriers. With expertise available at a moment’s notice, Remote Presence enables innovative healthcare delivery models leading to improved quality of care, increased patient safety and satisfaction, and increased hospital revenues and savings.