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AirStrip Technologies Announces Memorial Hermann Partnership

AirStrip Technologies Announces Memorial Hermann Partnership

SAN ANTONIO, TX (May08, 2008)

 

AirStrip OBTM Now in Labor & Delivery Across the Largest Hospital System in the Southeast United States

In the largest expansion of availability to date for its signature product, AirStrip Technologies™ today announced it has reached an agreement to provide AirStrip OBTM software to obstetricians with the Houston-based Memorial Hermann Healthcare System.

"We are proud to have AirStrip OBTM in the hands of doctors at some of the finest labor and delivery centers in our home state of Texas," said Cameron Powell, M.D., President and CMO of AirStrip TechnologiesTM. "This new agreement with Memorial Hermann is a significant step forward in reaching our goal of setting a new standard of care by improving patient safety, reducing risk, and addressing critical communication challenges among labor and delivery caregivers."

AirStrip OBTM provides obstetricians with virtual real-time, remote access to critical waveform data from hospital labor and delivery units (L&D) on their PDA or Smart Phone anywhere the physician has a cell phone connection.

"This is innovative and groundbreaking software that brings labor and delivery into the 21st century," said Michael Hold, M.D., OB/GYN at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. "This software offers unparalleled protection for mothers-to-be, while ensuring doctors are able to monitor their patients from anywhere, even when they are not in the hospital. AirStrip OBTM revolutionizes our ability to improve patient safety during labor and delivery."

AirStrip OBTM is the first product developed and deployed from the AirStripTM platform. It is currently in use in approximately 40 hospitals across the United States. "We are currently working to support virtually all mobile devices utilizing any type of wireless internet connection," said Trey Moore, CTO of AirStrip TechnologiesTM.

AirStrip OBTM incorporates Smart Client Technology, and is designed to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations.

To learn more about AirStrip TechnologiesTM and their innovative suite of remote surveillance products, please visit www.airstriptech.com

ABOUT AIRSTRIP TECHNOLOGIESTM 

Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, AirStrip TechnologiesTM is a pioneer in mobile, medical software applications designed to work across any platform. AirStrip TechnologiesTM engages, consults and employs leading technology and medical experts to ensure their products are the best in the industry. The core technology team is committed to bringing best-of-breed products to the market that enhance the ability of physicians and healthcare professionals to perform their work on a daily basis with the added assurances that their patients are being provided the best care available. Visit www.airstriptech.com for more information.

 

ABOUT THE MEMORIAL HERMANN SYSTEM

An integrated health system, Memorial Hermann is known for world-class clinical expertise, patient-centered care, leading edge technology, and innovation. Memorial Hermann serves the greater Houston community through 11 hospitals and many specialty programs and services, including three premiere Heart & Vascular Institutes, Memorial Hermann|TIRR, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, a Sports Medicine Institute, the Mischer Neuroscience Institute, seven comprehensive Cancer Centers, 27 sports medicine and rehabilitation centers, a substance abuse treatment center and dozens of other specialty and outpatient centers. Memorial Hermann operates one of two level 1 trauma centers in Houston and provides the Life Flight air ambulance program as well as the city’s only burn treatment center. To learn more, visit www.memorialhermann.org, or call 713-222-CARE.

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