HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NuPhysicia and Harris CapRock Communications announced today the completion of an alliance agreement that creates a standardized and optimized telemedicine technology for customers across the energy, government and maritime markets. NuPhysicia’s InPlace Medical Solutions is a telemedicine-based offshore and remote medical service that offers customers unparalleled medical access and quality health care through an effective telemedicine physician presence at a site. As part of the alliance agreement, Harris CapRock tested and certified the NuPhysicia telemedicine solution on its global network infrastructure. As customers’ communications requirements evolve, Harris CapRock will be able to build the NuPhysicia technology into its communications solution design and optimize the network to support the telemedicine application.
“We are responding to requests to bring a combined solution to remote sites that provides top-quality telecommunications with health services to support the best care and morale for workers,” said Dr. Glenn Hammack, CEO of NuPhysicia. “Harris CapRock has a global leadership position in providing fully managed communications to remote locations, and our telemedicine solution complements their portfolio of products and services. Together, our ability to deliver a proven and certified configuration for telemedicine and telecommunications services means customers can make the best choice for medical services without concerns about site bandwidth configurations, loads or service integration. This alliance creates a remarkable offering – combining Harris CapRock’s recognized global telecommunications expertise with our advanced telemedicine-based site medical services.”
Harris CapRock is a premier global provider of managed satellite and terrestrial communications solutions, specifically for remote and harsh environments including the energy, government and maritime markets. The company owns and operates a robust, global infrastructure that includes teleports on six continents, five 24/7 customer support centers, local presence in 23 countries and more than 275 global field service personnel supporting customer locations across North America, Central and South America, Europe, West Africa and Asia Pacific.
“The alliance agreement between Harris CapRock and NuPhysicia demonstrates Harris CapRock’s dedication to offering the right solutions for clients operating in remote environments,” said Peter Semenach, director of global product management, Harris CapRock. “Harris CapRock designs, optimizes and manages its network to support this best-in-breed application, that provides customers with leading remote medical care service around the globe.”
NuPhysicia’s InPlace Medical Solutions support health services ranging from isolated injuries to preventative care and include an electronic medical record (EMR) system, medical examination equipment and two-way, medical-quality video conferencing. Site medical staff and client educational training for its solution can also be provided. Site medical management is improved and unwarranted transits are reduced.
Customers are invited to walk through a demo of the NuPhysicia telemedicine solution at the Harris CapRock booth, #302, at OilComm 2012, Nov. 6-8, in Houston, Texas.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $6 billion of annual revenue and about 17,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.
NuPhysicia Incorporated is a privately held medical services solutions provider delivering advanced remote health care – concepts first developed and proven by the University of Texas. With its patented Digital Medical Services® solution, NuPhysicia delivers telemedicine medical services to patients around the world with InPlace Medical Solutions™ and provides remote health infrastructure to medical organizations through NuPhysicia Solutions™. For more information, visit www.nuphysicia.com or call 713.358.9270.