Delta Health Technologies Announces Strategic Partnership with CellTrak Technologies, Inc. - Creates cost effective, unique-to-industry solution



    ALTOONA, Penn., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing
 commitment to bringing reliable software products and unyielding service to
 home care, Delta Health Technologies has announced a strategic partnership
 and distribution agreement with CellTrak that will allow Delta customers to
 transmit clinical data via their cell phones, eliminating paper in the home
 care setting. Under the terms of the agreement, Delta will make the
 CellTrak product available to its customers effective immediately,
 integrating the product with its software.
     "CellTrak is the only mobile phone-based, real-time, point of care data
 capture solution for the health care market. While others in the industry
 have invested in palm and Windows CE devices, CellTrak recognized that cell
 phones are far more cost effective for home health agencies to rely on,"
 said Keith Crownover, president and CEO of Delta Health Technologies. "We
 are very pleased to announce a strategic partnership between Delta and
 CellTrak that will allow us to integrate a one of a kind, cellular- based
 application that is reliable, easy to use and highly cost effective, making
 the job of home care workers as easy as possible."
     CellTrak is a proprietary software application for mobile phones that,
 when combined with its web-based interface, represents the next generation
 of technology for home healthcare agencies to better manage their home care
 staff in the field. CellTrak provides real-time, GPS-based connectivity
 between home care providers working in the field and support staff and
 management working in the administrative offices of home healthcare
 agencies. The technology eliminates inefficient and error-prone paper-based
 reporting processes and leapfrogs the current technology standard of
 landline VRU systems.
     The use of cell phones rather than palm devices eliminates an initial
 hardware cost and allows the technology to work on cell phones already in
 use, creating a predictable, fixed cost for home care agencies.
     "Our partnership with Delta provides customers with an integrated
 product model and end-to-end solutions from financial management to
 clinical functions at the point of care. We are very excited about this
 joint business opportunity," said Andrew Kaboff, Executive VP of, CellTrak.
 "In addition, with the GPS technology managers at a home care agency have
 access via the internet at any time to check the location of the phone,
 which is an added safety feature. The application can also be integrated
 with state of the art mapping capabilities, allowing health care workers in
 the field to tap that resource for directions as they work in patient
 homes."
     The use of real-time patient specific care plans and GPS technology
 will also help home care customers in complying with state organizations
 for accounting of services. "By allowing a footprint of where this
 technology has been, this cellular technology will allow home care agencies
 to be more reliable in their compliance with state regulations and
 eliminate paper log books altogether," said Crownover.
     About Delta Health Technologies
     In January 2006, the leadership team that pioneered home care
 technology 32 years ago acquired Delta from Siemens and relaunched as Delta
 Health Technologies, LLC, a company whose members include key managers of
 the Siemens Home Health organization, shareholders of the founding company
 and local business leaders. Delta is one of the leading providers of
 information systems and services for home care entities nationwide.
 Headquartered in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Delta focuses exclusively on
 providing technology solutions to homecare, hospice, and private duty which
 positions the organizations to meet the challenges of today's healthcare
 environment. With over 30 years of experience, Delta is dedicated to the
 home care industry and the success of their customers. More information can
 be obtained by visiting http://www.deltahealthtech.com.
     About CellTrak Technologies, Inc.
     CellTrak Technologies, Inc. is the market leader in providing mobile
 solutions for home care at the point of care. The company's flagship
 product CellTrak Enterprise automates and streamlines home care point of
 care processes using GPS-enabled cellular phone devices. Key modules
 include staff scheduling, electronic visit record and patient specific care
 plans, GPS tracking and travel management, wound care, supply order,
 clinical messaging, administrative center an enterprise application
 integration for home care. More information can be obtained by visiting
 http://www.celltrakgps.com.
 
 

SOURCE Delta Health Technologies

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