Telemedicine device may help docs save lives

April 17, 2009

By hammersmith

[Source Phoenix Business Journal, Jan Buchholz] – A small Scottsdale company hopes to revolutionize emergency medicine with a product it will unveil later this month at the American Telemedicine Conference in Las Vegas.

GlobalMedia, which began as a teleconferencing firm for general business and has attracted Jerry Colangelo as an investor, is turning its attention to medical applications — specifically, the Transport AV.The device, which is being manufactured at a 26,000-square-foot warehouse in Scottsdale, is expected to generate interest from a variety of users, including trauma centers, ambulance operators, municipalities, nursing homes and rural medical facilities. The project was designed to help minimize the time it takes for a doctor to see, diagnose and prescribe treatment for a critically ill or injured patient.

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