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NuPhysicia Completes Alliance Agreement with Harris CapRock for Remote Telemedicine Technology


30  October 2012

NuPhysicia and Harris CapRock announced the completion of an alliance agreement that creates a standardized and optimized telemedicine technology for customers across the energy, government and maritime markets. NuPhysicia’s InPlace Medical Solutions is a telemedicine-based offshore and remote medical service that offers customers unparalleled medical access and quality health care through an effective telemedicine physician presence at a site. As part of the alliance agreement, Harris CapRock tested and certified the NuPhysicia telemedicine solution on its global network infrastructure. As customers’ communications requirements evolve, Harris CapRock will be able to build the NuPhysicia technology into its communications solution design and optimize the network to support the telemedicine application.

“We are responding to requests to bring a combined solution to remote sites that provides top-quality telecommunications with health services to support the best care and morale for workers,” said Dr. Glenn Hammack, CEO of NuPhysicia. “Harris CapRock has a global leadership position in providing fully managed communications to remote locations, and our telemedicine solution complements their portfolio of products and services. Together, our ability to deliver a proven and certified configuration for telemedicine and telecommunications services means customers can make the best choice for medical services without concerns about site bandwidth configurations, loads or service integration. This alliance creates a remarkable offering – combining Harris CapRock’s recognized global telecommunications expertise with our advanced telemedicine-based site medical services.”

Harris CapRock is a premier global provider of managed satellite and terrestrial communications solutions, specifically for remote and harsh environments including the energy, government and maritime markets. The company owns and operates a robust, global infrastructure that includes teleports on six continents, five 24/7 customer support centers, local presence in 23 countries and more than 275 global field service personnel supporting customer locations across North America, Central and South America, Europe, West Africa and Asia Pacific.

“The alliance agreement between Harris CapRock and NuPhysicia demonstrates Harris CapRock’s dedication to offering the right solutions for clients operating in remote environments,” said Peter Semenach, director of global product management, Harris CapRock. “Harris CapRock designs, optimizes and manages its network to support this best-in-breed application, that provides customers with leading remote medical care service around the globe.”

NuPhysicia’s InPlace Medical Solutions support health services ranging from isolated injuries to preventative care and include an electronic medical record (EMR) system, medical examination equipment and two-way, medical-quality video conferencing. Site medical staff and client educational training for its solution can also be provided. Site medical management is improved and unwarranted transits are reduced.