LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Visus Technology, Inc. (Visus) has partnered with Innovate Wireless Health to expand into medication adherence to reduce medical costs. The VelaSense® platform of Visus will provide accessibility as well as a hands-free mobile means of navigating IW Health applications to enhance the quality of life of people with chronic illnesses. RxMinder will be integrated into the Velasense® platform to create a multi-directional patient centric communications platform designed to increase medication compliance and reduce long-term healthcare costs.
The VelaSense® mobile health platform incorporates accessibility to users, a cloud compute and storage into the VelaCloud® and delivers a breadth of over thirty separate applications. The goal of the partnership with IW Health is to combine their applications within the VelaSense® platform to benefit patient access and compliance.
"Our partnership with Visus gives patient advocacy groups with large memberships the ability to plug directly into IW Health's platform from wearable and hand-held devices," said Barry Beverly IW Health's Chief Executive Officer.
Dr. Stephen J. McCormack, Chairman & CEO of Visus added, "Core technology of the VelaSense platform is being expanded across all of chronic disease management with lower cost to the medical system and a higher degree of care. With VelaSense®, diabetics will be able to track their medication usage, and exchange real-time images with their health care providers and loved ones through camera and web-portal using VelaCloud®." The VelaCloud® secure gateway services provides a cost-effective, secure and centralized interoperability between data systems, advanced health system service providers, while offering a new communications standard.
About IW Health
Innovate Wireless Health provides hospitals and health systems with a technology platform to improve patient outcomes and reduce hospital re-admission rates. Our robust technology platform increases patient engagement through multi-directional actionable medication reminders, rewards/incentives, digital pharmacist counseling and digital peer to peer mentoring. In addition, we help Self-Insured Employers reduce the cost of caring chronically-ill employees and dependents. www.innovatewirelesshealth.com
Visus provides life changing solutions that allow users to live more accessible, independent and active lives through connection with other users, caregivers and healthcare providers. The VelaSense® mobile health platform provides improved ease-of-use and better efficiency of mHealth applications. VelaSense #velasense #visustech @velasense @visustech @drsjmccormack www.velasense.com
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