|TeleCommunication Systems’ VirtuMedix® Connected Health Platform Selected by Doc-Aid™ to Offer 24/7 Access to Secure Telemedicine Services|
ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 7, 2015 – TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in secure and highly reliable wireless communication technology, today announced that Doc-Aid™, an on-demand, walk-in clinic offering convenient and affordable access to quality health care, has selected the VirtuMedix® platform to provide secure, HIPAA-compliant telemedicine services to its patients in Texas. With VirtuMedix’s cloud-based architecture, Doc-Aid physicians can now remotely serve patients anytime, anywhere and from any device including personal computers, tablets and smartphones. The addition of this urgent care customer expands TCS’ VirtuMedix footprint into the southwest region.
Doc-Aid Telemedicine Services Chief Medical Officer Monica Saenz, M.D., said: “As an on-demand, walk-in clinic, we understand the importance of convenience and accessibility for our patients. VirtuMedix enables us to cost-effectively and efficiently provide virtual medical consultations to our patients via an intuitive interface. By deploying the VirtuMedix platform, we are further extending this value with secure, immediate, quality medical care to patients in their homes, workplaces or even when traveling. We believe that our patients will find great value in this service.”
TCS Commercial Software Group President Jay Whitehurst said: “Twenty-four hour accessibility is the cornerstone of Doc-Aid’s commitment to providing urgent care. With our secure VirtuMedix platform, patients can now conveniently upload data from their activity trackers, smartphones and tablets, or use their mobile devices to interact with Doc-Aid physicians. Adding Doc-Aid to the growing portfolio of VirtuMedix customers is a testament to the versatility of our connected health solution for a variety of medical practices.”
About TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS), headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, is a world leader in secure and highly reliable wireless communications. Our patented solutions, global presence, operational support and engineering talent enable 9-1-1, commercial location-based services and deployable wireless infrastructure; cybersecurity; defense and aerospace components; and applications for mobile location-based services and messaging. Our principal customers are wireless network operators, defense and public safety government agencies, and Fortune 150 enterprises requiring high reliability and security. Learn more at www.telecomsys.com.