VisualMED Joins Partnership to Create National Emergency Preparedness & Response Research Center for the United States
RENO, NV, Apr 13, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
VisualMED Clinical Solutions Corp. (The "Company") (PINKSHEETS:
VMCS) (FRANKFURT: VA6) announces it has entered into a partnership
with the Maryland Center, Bowie State University, Intelaform and
Verizon, as announced by the Maryland Center at Bowie State on
The recently formed partnership brings together leaders in healthcare
information technology and communications and network solutions that
will co-develop a national research center that will apply the latest
technologies in managing health information to enhance national
capabilities to respond to domestic threats including natural
disasters, pandemics and manmade catastrophes.
This multi-disciplinary public/private partnership between Maryland
Center, Bowie State, VisualMED Clinical Solutions Corp., Intelaform,
Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. will create the National
Emergency Preparedness and Response (NEPR) Research Center, a
national network that will respond to recommendations from public and
private leaders and develop surveillance and response capabilities to
emerging threats on a national level.
The NEPR Research Center, to be housed by the Maryland Center on the
campus of Bowie State University, will assist federal, state and
private sector leaders in developing protocols and methodology to
enhance the ongoing efforts in preparing and responding to national
emergencies. The center will offer deployable systems developed by
the joint capabilities of the private partners.
"This is the right time and the right place for this kind of
project," stated Mickey L. Burnim, president of BSU. "With the
creation of the NEPR Research Center, we are taking a significant
step towards our vision of creating innovative public/private
economic development partnerships that are beneficial to BSU, the
state of Maryland, and our great nation."
"The NEPR Research Center has the potential to revolutionize
emergency preparedness efforts, by creating unprecedented and uniform
access to medical technology and information. For the first time,
local, state, and federal agencies will have real-time access to
essential, life-saving data in a highly integrated and usable form to
prepare for and respond to national emergencies," said J. Randall
Hoggle, PD, Chairman of the Board of Intelaform, Inc.
"We are excited about the NEPR Research Center initiative and look
forward to a long-term partnership that will produce pioneering
milestones in the emergency preparedness community," said Terry
Lawlah, executive director of the Maryland Center at Bowie State
University. "The Maryland Center will optimize our partner's ability
to provide sustainable, scalable and stable capabilities in a
collaborative and synergistic relationship."
"We wholeheartedly believe this partnership will prove to be one of
the premier relationships of the 21st century, one which will improve
the efficiency and effectiveness of our customers while adding
incredible value to all stakeholders," stated Gerard Dab, CEO of
VisualMED Solutions Corp.
About The Maryland Center at Bowie State University
Center at Bowie State University, Inc is a non-profit organization
that is an affiliated foundation of the University System of Maryland
located on the campus of Bowie State University. As an affiliated
foundation, the Center engages in and supports activities to further
enhance the educational, research or service mission of Bowie State
University. Through this collaboration, The Maryland Center and Bowie
State work in concert to increase the research capacity of the
University. For more information, visit www.themarylandcenter.org.
Intelaform, Inc. is a global leader in emergency preparedness and
response planning and deployment, medical and biosurveillance and a
premier source for healthcare product monitoring and surveillance.
Intelaform is a Delaware C-Corporation founded in 2007 as a spin out
business of Health Pathways, Inc. with intellectual property from a
series of global government agencies and private sector emergency
preparedness and response projects and healthcare asset management
and monitoring programs. Intelaform global headquarters are in
Rockville, Maryland, USA. For more information, visit
Verizon Communications, Inc., headquartered in New York is a global
leader in delivering broadband and other wireless communications
services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers.
Verizon Wireless operates America's most reliable wireless network,
with nearly 109 million total connections nationwide. Verizon also
provides converged communications, information and entertainment
services over America's most advanced fiber optic network, and
delivers integrated business solutions to customers in more than 150
countries, including all of the Fortune 500. A Dow 30 company with
$111 billion in 2011 revenues, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of
nearly 194,000. For more information, visit www.verizon.com.
VisualMED markets smart EHR with Clinical Information Systems (CIS)
and Computerized Physician Order Entry that meet the new regulatory
environment ushered in by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
of 2009 and the Health Reform Act of 2010. VisualMED offers a
powerful technology platform both scalable and interoperable,
developed at a cost of some $40 million and tested over many years in
tertiary care and ambulatory environments. VisualMED solutions help
medical facilities reduce mortality and morbidity due to medical
errors, increase provider efficiency, and bring down operating costs.
The key clinical components are a core solution in the new agenda to
promote greater patient safety and reduce risks due to medication
errors. For more information, visit www.visualmedsolutions.com.
Detailed information on our company and its products is available on
our web site at www.visualmedsolutions.com
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herein, this press release may contain information and statements of
a forward-looking nature concerning the future performance of the
Company. These statements are based on suppositions and uncertainties
as well as on management's best possible evaluation of future events.
Such factors may include, without excluding other considerations,
fluctuations in quarterly results, evolution in customer demand for
the Company's products and services, the impact of price pressures
exerted by competitors, and general market trends or economic
changes. As a result, readers are advised that actual results may
differ from expected results.
Bowie State University
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