BEDMINSTER, NJ and BOSTON — Verizon Wireless, owner and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, and PatientKeeper®, the leading provider of mobile computing solutions for healthcare, announced that the PatientKeeper PlatformTM can now be accessed through the Verizon Wireless network. Verizon Wireless' extensive network allows physicians to have secure access to PatientKeeper applications and patient information when and where doctors need it, enhancing patient care and safety.
Cindy Patterson, vice president of enterprise data for Verizon Wireless, said: "Physicians are highly mobile professionals that require access to information in a timely fashion. This relationship with PatientKeeper allows Verizon Wireless to put advanced enterprise healthcare applications in the hands of doctors."
The industry-leading PatientKeeper Platform connects mobile devices with existing hospital information systems. Featuring an open architecture, it supports a broad and growing portfolio of mobile applications, including PatientKeeper Clinical ResultsTM, PatientKeeper Charge CaptureTM, PatientKeeper Mobile DictationTM, PatientKeeper ePrescriptionTM and PatientKeeper Reference LibraryTM. PatientKeeper is the first place winner of the 2005 TEPR Award for Mobile Applications for use in Healthcare.
Stephen S. Hau, founder and vice president of marketing and business development for PatientKeeper, noted: "Physician-centric computing is a strategic initiative for many hospitals and healthcare systems. As part of that initiative, hospitals are increasingly offering their physicians access to patient information outside the hospital walls. Our relationship with Verizon Wireless gives customers both the opportunity to choose one of the nation's largest wireless networks and further extend PatientKeeper's market reach."
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 47.4 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
PatientKeeper®, Inc. provides healthcare professionals with mobile computing solutions that deliver clinical and financial benefits. The PatientKeeper Platform easily integrates with existing information systems. PatientKeeper and its partners have created a portfolio of applications that allow doctors to interactively manage patient information, view clinical results, enter charges, dictate notes, write prescriptions, reference the clinical knowledge base, and more. PatientKeeper is the first place winner of the 2005 TEPR Award for Mobile Applications for use in Healthcare. For more information, visit www.patientkeeper.com or call 617-987-0300.