LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BG Medical Technologies, Inc. (OTC: RIGH) today announced the appointment of Thomas S. Lee, NMD, APH to the company's Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Lee will focus on assembling a network of virtual healthcare practitioners who will be empowered to offer safe, affordable natural medicine at a distance.
The company's Scientific Advisory Board provides advice and guidance in the development of new solutions for the production of natural medicines, the design of diagnostic devices, and for offering complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) via web-based telemedicine technology.
"BG Medical Technologies is establishing a world-class think-tank of leaders in green health technologies, and is devising innovative methods for obtaining and delivering medical data and services via the Internet," commented Angel Stanz, CEO. "Dr. Lee will lend his unique blend of experience and training to help create a network of skilled, free-thinking clinicians that can provide the highest level of integrative medical attention remotely. Dr. Lee's extensive background in ecommerce as it relates to the distribution and sales of natural health products will assist BG Medical in charting a rapid return on investment."
Dr. Lee said, "This is an exciting opportunity to establish a large group of qualified healthcare providers and equip them with innovative virtual medical technologies. We aim to increase the access of the American public to affordable and effective alternative medicine, regardless of where the various parties may be located physically."
Thomas S. Lee is an experienced naturopathic physician who has been immersed in the business of telemedicine for over 13 years. He received a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (NMD) in 1986 and is certified as an Advanced Practitioner of Homeopathy (APH) by the Nevada State Board of Homeopathic Medical Examiners. Dr. Lee was president of the Arizona Naturopathic Medical Association from 1995 to 1996 and served on its board of directors from 1989 to 2000. He has traveled and lectured in Latin America, importing plant medicines from the Amazon and distributing physician's-quality natural medicines to doctors and pharmacies there. His award-winning website, www.NaturoDoc.com, has offered natural health products and information worldwide since 1999.
About BG Medical Technologies
BG Medical Technologies develops innovative natural health support services for patients and professionals, including its flagship research laboratory and web portal, www.BudGenius.com. BG Medical Technologies, Inc. currently trades under the symbol OTC:RIGH. Symbol and name changes are pending.
Angel Stanz, CEO
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