LifeWIRE and Medting Work to Bring the Next Generation in Social Collaboration in Health Management

LifeWIRE® , an innovator in behavior management interactive mobile messaging, announced a strategic relationship with Medting a leader in providing a web platform for collaboration and sharing of medical images, videos and building clinical cases.
 
Dec. 13, 2010 - PRLog -- LifeWIRE® , an innovator in behavioral and health management through its interactive mobile messaging platform, with offices in Toronto CANADA and Annapolis MD, has announced it has entered into a strategic relationship with Medting (based in Baleares, Spain) a leader in providing a web based platform for collaboration and sharing of medical images, videos and building clinical cases. This relationship will provide for a major leap in collaboration through the web and mobile devices and aims to bring the most advanced and innovative mHealth solutions together to improve quality of care and access to the world wide community of physicians.

LifeWIRE offers a two-way interactive mhealth solution. Using the LifeWIRE communication platform Individuals can use, or providers and case managers can easily create and direct, text messaging, email or IVR based interactions which are customized to track, monitor and engage users to improve their health status or achieve other important health goals. MEDTING is a web platform for medical professionals over the world to share medical images and videos and build clinical cases. MEDTING provides a very intuitive and powerful collaboration platform for a physician for sharing images, videos and discuss them with a large community of physicians.

Howard Rosen, MBA, CEO of LifeWIRE, notes, “Our interactive messaging platform is designed to be easily integrated and customized into platforms such as provided by Medting. We are very excited to work with Medting and enhancing their innovative collaboration platform through the provision of personalized interactions with messages and questions  timely, fresh and relevant to the case and/or patient discussions at hand. Similarly, Medting builds on LifeWIRE’s core expertise providing them with the extension to  a next generation collaboration platform”  

Miguel Cabrer, Founder & CEO of Medting, continues,  “Medting enables global exchange of clinical information using its expertise on working with Medical Images and Media. The agreement with LifeWIRE will help us to integrate mobile communication and provide a key channel to our users to get connected.”

Howard Rosen adds “Successful engagement requires great flexibility to reach and engage a patient or consumer in a manner most personal and easily integrated into their respective lifestyle. Therefore, a multimodal modal approach to interactive messaging and contact using all manner of communication is inherent to such a solution. The LifeWIRE-Medting strategic partnership offers an exciting extension to LifeWIRE’s expertise in adding a dynamic spectrum of social collaboration for the physicians and patients.  The Medting platform connects physicians with one another, throughout the world, to collaborate on cases or opinions, facilitate research and education and help families/patients  better understand their  health. Through LifeWIRE, the reach of interaction and information leaps from the desktop to an individuals mobile device, providing for more immediate feedback for physicians and patients.”

“Through this strong partnership, both Medting and LifeWIRE accelerate innovation in healthcare” says Jay Srini, of SCS Ventures who were instrumental in bringing this alliance together.

ABOUT Medting (http://www.medting.com)
Medting TM offers healthcare professionals the ability to share medical images and video in private or public forums using a browser-based Web 2.0 platform. It facilitates clinical case collaboration, second opinion review, telemedicine efforts, clinical education, and development of research databases. Medting Enterprise is a branded Medting installation that allows a health organization, hospital, medical society to build its own private and personalized Clinical Collaboration Network.

About LifeWIRE (http://www.lifewire.ca)
LifeWIRE® is a mobile communications and health information solution provider (based in Toronto, Canada and Annapolis, Maryland). LifeWIRE’s patent-pending technology turns a standard cellular phone into a health management tool. Working on any mobile device, without the need to for any software, LifeWIRE’s patient-friendly wireless solution incorporates remote management and monitoring systems that facilitate proactive management of disease conditions and promotes wellness through virtually any mobile system in the world.

About SCS Ventures
SCS Ventures  works with companies internationally to help them with their business development, technology strategy and expansion

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About LifeWIRE (http://www.lifewire.ca)
LifeWIRE® is a mobile communications and health information solution provider (based in Toronto, Canada and Annapolis, Maryland). LifeWIRE’s patent-pending technology turns a standard cellular phone into a health management tool. Its patient-friendly wireless solution incorporates remote management and monitoring systems that facilitate proactive management of disease conditions and promotes wellness through virtually any mobile system in the world.
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