WIRE)–GlobalMed today announced it is partnering with HP to introduce
three new mobile telemedicine carts and a tablet PC solution powered by HP
Workstations and EliteBook PCs that will bring doctors and patients together
for clinical healthcare at a distance. (See this video.)
The GlobalMed i8500 Series Mobile Telemedicine Carts powered by HP
combine the power of the HP Z210 SFF (Small Form Factor) Workstations with HP L2105 Widescreen LCD Touchscreen monitors in a
telemedicine cart that clinics can use to connect to other healthcare
professionals around the world.
“Using our workstations and displays as the foundation, HP
is changing the way we treat and see patients,” said Chris Mertens, vice
president, Healthcare, Personal Systems Group, HP. “Combining the reliability
and stability of HP Workstations with HPs quality testing and certification
processes makes the i8500 series a great choice for healthcare providers
looking to connect to other facilities around the world.”
Customized telemedicine to fit your workflow
The GlobalMed General Practice Cart powered by HP and GlobalMed Specialty Cart
powered by HP come equipped with the TotalExam™ camera for close-up patient examinations, a
digital stethoscope to hear high-quality real-time medical sounds remotely, and
CapSure® image automation software to measure, annotate and time/date stamp
examination images. The GlobalMed Specialty Cart powered by HP also includes a TotalENT™ otoscope for high-quality digital video.
The GlobalMed Educational Cart powered by HP offers a larger
42″ HP monitor, making it ideal for patient and physician education programs.
The large screen allows clinicians to gather in groups for continuing medical
education classes, and lets practitioners connect more closely with patients in
remote telehealth evaluations. The GlobalMed Endpoint Tablet PC 2760p allows
physicians or specialists to view CapSure images through CONi™ Services
remotely, allowing them to consult with patients from their home or remote
Cost savings to patients and providers alike
With the use of the i8500 Series Telemedicine Carts, specialists and physicians
in urban areas can provide care to a remote clinics and practices
telemedically, which reduces the frequency of patient transfers and eliminates
the need for patients to travel long distances to receive sufficient care.
“Prior to telemedicine products like the GlobalMed carts,
even the most acute cases of suspected cardiac problems were transferred outside
of local clinics,” said Joel E. Barthelemy, managing director of GlobalMed.
“Weve had one hospital report $560,000 in savings within six months of
deploying our telemedicine carts by reducing transfer fees.”
Industry-leading design and performance
All of the GlobalMed Telemedicine Carts powered by HP are tested and certified
to perform with the top medical software solutions and peripheral devices. The
HP Z210 SFF Workstations with Intel i5/i7 processors deliver performance and
reliability that is ideal for medical imaging. The HP L2105 Widescreen LCD
Touchscreen monitors advance the ease of use of GlobalMeds peripherals and
image automation and viewing software.
GlobalMeds Mobile Telemedicine Carts have quickly become
the telemedicine industry standard due to their ergonomic design,
anti-microbial work surface and five-star, large wheel base that allows easy
movement across any surface or threshold.
Scottsdale, Ariz.-based GlobalMed is a real-time healthcare delivery system
company that deploys state-of-the-art medical data and images to the cloud,
providing access anywhere. GlobalMed has developed hardware, software and
service solutions to enable leading healthcare professionals to be more
effective in providing patient care, and more productive and efficient in
managing patient information. Products include the TotalExam™ Camera, CapSure®
Image Automation Software, CONi™ Services, CONiPACS and fully integrated mobile
video cart systems for primary care applications. GlobalMeds position in the
market has been recognized by its ranking as the Number 22 fastest growing
company on the 2011 Inc 500 List.
Posted by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, MDT