Network Enabled HeartAssistRemote™ Honored for Improving Healthcare Delivery
ATLANTA – August 8, 2014. Numerex (NASDAQ:NMRX), a leading provider of on-demand and interactive machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) enterprise solutions, announced today that the HeartAssistRemote™ Monitoring System powered by Numerex has received a 2014 M2M Telehealth Award from M2M Evolution Magazine, the leading publication covering the machine to machine movement.
Numerex enables the HeartAssistRemote™ device by providing cellular connectivity andsupport. Numerex partnered with ReliantHeart to design the device and gateway application servicesthat powers the VadLink® Network, allowing clinicians to monitor the patients supported by the HeartAssist product.
ReliantHeart’s HeartAssistRemote™, enabled by the Numerex Network, continually receives data from heart patients, transmitted in bursts to a controlled and secure data center. This data can be viewed remotely by health professionals, helping to avoid unnecessary trips to the hospital. Overall, HeartAssistRemote™ Monitoring allows for proactive response, which could lead to better overall results for the patient.
“We are honored that that the solutions that enable this ground breaking M2M healthcare device have been recognized by the industry. Numerex has a long history of innovative network solutions. Because we operate one of the most reliable, secure and flexible networks in the M2M ecosystem, healthcare solutions such as this can become a reality. Remote monitoring of this life-critical device is now continuous and consistent, allowing for relevant heart data to be reported around the clock to caregivers that are miles away,” said Scott Wiley, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Product Management.
“The partnership with Numerex has been spectacular. They provided the expertise we need along with their Numerex DNA® solution to move our idea quickly and reliably to market,” said Rodger Ford, CEO of ReliantHeart.
“The solutions selected for the M2M Telehealth Award reflect the advancement of innovation driving the machine to machine telehealth market. It is my honor to congratulate Numerex for their innovative work and superior contribution to the rapidly evolving M2M industry,” said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media, a co-publisher of M2M Evolution Magazine.
“It is my pleasure to recognize HeartAssistRemote™, an innovative solution that earned Numerex the 2014 M2M Telehealth Award,” said Rich Tehnrani, CEO, TMC. “I look forward to seeing more innovation from Numerex in the future.”
The HeartAssist5® is a device limited by Federal law to investigational use in the United States.