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Publicerat: 2013-08-19 08:33:22

MedicPen AB: Stream Communications collaborates with MedicPen for remote patient monitoring

* Stream provides reliable GSM network connection for MedicPen's remote patient monitoring products * Growing telehealth market demands fast and robust network infrastructure

19th August 2013 Machine to machine (M2M) wireless network specialists, Stream Communications, will provide the mobile GSM network connection for MedicPen's range of computerised medical reminder and pill dispenser products. Enabling medical specialists and carers to effectively and efficiently supervise and monitor patient's drug schedule remotely, Stream's GSM network delivers the reliable connection critical to maintain a patient's well-being. Stream Communications delivers an end to end communications network for M2M solutions across the globe. Integrating and partnering with Tier 1 operators around the world, Stream's technology offers a resilient and reliable connection for fast delivery of data. Swedish-based company, MedicPen, manufactures connected healthcare and drug dispenser products, designed to improve compliance and adherence of medication intake. Its computerised dispensers work across industries such as pharmaceutical (clinical trials), medical, care home as well as offering peace of mind to home-based patients. Cristian Hallian, CEO of MedicPen says "Because of the critical nature of the industry we work in, our telehealth products need a stable and fast communication network for remote patient monitoring to work effectively. Stream Communications offers a superior GPRS based roaming solution that is a sufficiently reliable communications network upon which our innovative products can rely. The multi-country and multi-region reach of Stream, together with their OaSys network enablement platform, results in significant value add and ease of market roll-out. " Nigel Chadwick, Director of Stream Communications says, "Telehealth is a fast growing market and it is predicted that remote monitoring with be applied to 1.8 million patients worldwide by 2017*. To handle the increase in demand, healthcare services need to transmit critical data from patient to carer with no room for error. Through our partnership with MedicPen we can deliver this network infrastructure. This is an exciting collaboration, opening up new technical areas and commercial opportunities for both companies." *figures taken from InMedica research (http://in-medica.com/press-release/Telehealth_to_Reach_18_Million_Patients_by_2017) -ends- About MedicPen MedicPen introduced the world's first computerized pill dispenser that is especially suited to the pharmaceutical industry. Their solutions not only optimise the dosage of medication during clinical trials, it also makes it easier for individual patients to follow their drug schedule. Whether you are a pharmacist, caregiver, medical representative, or patient, you are sure to use MedicPen every day. For more information about MedicPen, please visit www.medicpen.com or call +46 35 100 800, e-mail: info@medicpen.com or CEO Cristian Hallin cristian.hallin@medicpen.com. About Stream Communications Stream is the UK's most innovative M2M network service provider. The company has provided enhanced mobile network resilience, connectivity and SIM/network management to the M2M sector since 2000. Stream has consistently innovated services specific to the M2M sector for the past decade. Stream offers multiple mobile network services in the UK and overseas to the M2M sector. 'Oasys II' is Stream's SIM management & billing platform which facilitates on-line management of small and large SIM volumes. This combines with high-resilience off-mast network infrastructure and architecture. For more information about Stream, please visit www.stream-communications.com or call 0141 333 0068. Media Contact for Stream Communications: Nick Renshaw XL Communications Tel: +44 (0) 7866 567 179 Email: nick@xl-comms.com

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