QUEBEC CITY, QC, Sept. 23 /CNW/ - Medical Intelligence Technologies Inc.
(TSX-V: MIZ), a provider of innovative monitoring solutions for the mobile
telecare industry, today announced that Tunstall Healthcare, the leading
provider of telecare and telehealth solutions with over 2.5 million customers
in 30 countries, is working with customers in the UK market to pilot Medical
Intelligence's Vega GPS Bracelet, a solution which has been designed to offer
high quality care and support for people with Alzheimer's, giving users
greater independence and the freedom to walk about in a safe environment,
while offering valuable peace of mind to families and carers.
"We are delighted that Tunstall Healthcare has the confidence to put the
Vega in the hands of customers for the first time in these live customer
trials," said Philippe P. Huneault, President and CEO of Medical Intelligence.
"The evaluation process done by Tunstall has made our offering even stronger
and we look forward to the product becoming commercially available in the UK
market in the near future."
Medical Intelligence has been working closely with Tunstall to enhance
services and train staff to meet Tunstall's needs. An evaluation process and
exhaustive testing phase was completed by a number of Tunstall employees
operating daily as Vega users. Each user simulated the behavior associated
with Alzheimer's and other cognitive disorders to test the Vega's features.
Tunstall Healthcare highlighted the Vega trial in a press release
announcing the launch of www.alzheimers-support.com, a new website that
provides information, advice and support to people with Alzheimer's, their
families and carers across the world.
About Medical Intelligence Technologies Inc.
Medical Intelligence is an early innovator in the mobile telecare
industry, providing solutions that integrate information and
telecommunications technologies. The Company designs portable GPS monitoring
and locating devices that assist individuals with health or safety concerns.
Based in Quebec City, the Company also has subsidiaries in France, Spain and
the United Kingdom (Medical Mobile) where it commercializes its four
solutions; the Columba GPS Bracelet; the Vega GPS Bracelet; the PERSmobile GPS
Emergency System, and Urgentys GPS Lone Worker. For further information, visit
www.medicalintelligence.ca or www.medicalmobile.com.
About Tunstall Healthcare Group
Tunstall Healthcare Group is the market leading provider of
telehealthcare solutions, with over 2.5 million users globally. Tunstall's
solutions support older people and those with long-term needs, to live
independently, by effectively managing their health and well-being. Tunstall
provides technology, expertise and advice to millions of people enabling them
to lead independent more fulfilling lives. For more information on how
telehealthcare can improve quality of life, visit www.tunstallhealthgroup.com
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exclusively to historical facts can be considered a forward-looking statement.
Such statements reflect the intentions, plans, expectations and beliefs of
Medical Intelligence Technologies, and are subject to risks, uncertainties and
other factors that are largely beyond the Company's control, to the extent
that actual results may differ significantly from those contemplated by such
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