OTTAWA, Ontario, Aug. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. reported today that it will launch an initiative to invest in the burgeoning E-Health segment of the Health Industry as early as the 4th quarter of 2016. The Company has indicated that the proposed transaction will be consummated with the issuance of VMS Rehab Systems stock.
Michael S. Wexler, VMS Chairman, explains that "The E-Health sector is fast growing as it provides user friendly and cost efficient electronic access to, for example, personal medical records on demand and storage of up to date personal medical history, daily monitoring of vital signs for peak personal health, tele-medical services 24 hrs 7 days a week, as well as an E-shop pharmacy to dispense drugs and other healthcare products if as required. These are but several E-Health applications that are working their way through the Health management industry today." Adds Mr. Wexler, "We're talking about a sizeable investment and substantial business opportunity here. According to Research and Markets' North American Healthcare IT Market Report 2013-2017, the North American healthcare IT market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.4 percent to reach 31.3 billion by 2017."
In 2014, VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. made an investment in the generic pharmaceutical business with the acquisition of an early stage generic drug pharmaceutical, BioPharmcor Sp. Z.o.o. The company's drug unit was subsequently reorganized under Dutch based BioPharmcor B.V., headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. VMS' drug unit BioPharmcor B.V. is currently developing a generic tadalafil drug product which is recognized as a first line treatment for men suffering from Erectile Deficiency (ED) and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
Established in 1998, as a Canadian distributor of Home Healthcare products, VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada and maintains affiliate offices in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Warsaw, Poland. The shares of VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. are listed on the US OTC Pink Current Market (Symbol: VRSYF).
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