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Sunrise Children's Services Adopts Telehealth Program Powered by CoroCall HIPAA Compliant Videoconferencing
MT WASHINGTON, KY, May 01, 2014 (Menafn - Marketwired via COMTEX) --CoroWare, Inc. (otcqb:COWI) (otcqb:COWIE) announced today that Sunrise Children's Services is delivering secure online videoconsultations and counseling services that is powered by CoroCallHIPAA Compliant Videoconferencing(TM).
Asking for help is difficult for most people, but can beoverwhelmingly challenging to those with the greatest need. Forpatients living a great distance from the nearest clinic, impaired byillness or immobility, or experience extreme anxiety in meetingface-to-face, secure video conferencing eases the hardship of seekingmedical and mental health care. Improving accessibility tolife-changing care, Sunrise Children's Services has selected CoroCallHIPAA Compliant Videoconferencing for delivering secure videoconsultations and counseling services.
The HIPAA Security Rule protects the privacy of individual healthinformation and sets national standards for the security ofelectronic records. Any failure to meet existing guidelines canresult in monetary penalties, up to 11,000 per violation. A recentOklahoma ruling for recurring non-compliance resulted in a medicallicense suspension, as well as a two-year probationary period.
"We chose CoroCall because of the audio and video quality, ease ofuse and customer support," said Kenny Williams, Vice President ofCommunity-Based Services for Sunrise. "With CoroCall, services aremade more affordable to the children and families we care for. Theirprivacy is protected because CoroCall is secure and HIPAA compliant."
CoroCall, the video conferencing business unit of CoroWare, is ascalable video communications and collaboration platform built uponVidyo(TM) technology. This high definition video conferencing cloudservice is available anytime and anywhere on tablet devices (iPad(TM)and Android(TM)), Smartphones (iPhone(TM) and Android), and desktopplatforms (Windows(TM), Macintosh(TM), Linux(TM)).
According to Dr. Marlene Maheu of the TeleMental Health Institute,the market for telehealth is escalating rapidly. She cites a recentstudy by Deloitte -- Technology, Media, and TelecommunicationsPredictions 2014 -- which predicts that in calendar year 2014, therecould be up to 75 million telehealth visits in North America,representing 25% of the addressable market.
"We are very pleased that Sunrise chose CoroCall to deliver onlinevideo consultations and counseling services," said Lloyd Spencer,president and CEO of CoroWare. "Sunrise clients will benefit from theexperience of knowing their counseling sessions are conducted in asecure and confidential manner."
CoroCall offers the most flexible pricing plans in thevideoconferencing industry because CoroWare integrated its highlyscalable and affordable cloud-based billing solution with Vidyo'saward winning software based video communications and collaborationplatform. In addition, CoroCall supports videoconference recordingand webcasting so that online video counseling companies can recordand webcast counselor training sessions.
About Sunrise Children's Services
Devoted to child welfare since 1869, Sunrise Children's Services isthe largest private childcare agency. Accredited by the JointCommission, the highest accreditation body for health care agencies,Sunrise offers a full continuum of services for abused and neglectedchildren, as well as at-risk families.
Operating eight residential centers, three psychiatric residentialtreatment centers, twelve offices in six foster care regions, aFamily Services program, and a Youth Support Center, Sunrise caresfor an average of 600 children daily. In 2012, Sunrise provided150,197 days of care to more than 1,700 children from acrossKentucky.
To learn more about Sunrise Children's Services, visit http://www.sunrise.org/home or call 800-456-1386.
About TeleMental Health Institute:
Dr. Maheu is the Executive Director of the TeleMental HealthInstitute and has been involved in telehealth since 1994. She chairedthe first task force to address telehealth at the AmericanPsychological Association in 1995, and has since chaired orparticipated in over a dozen other task forces, committees and studygroups at the American Psychological Association, AmericanTelemedicine Association, American Counseling Association and others.She has been the lead author on two telehealth-related professionalacademic and professional books, and authored dozens of book chaptersand articles on topics related to telehealth, telemental health,online counseling and online therapy. For more information: http://telementalhealth.com.
Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, CoroWare is a solutionsintegrator with expertise in business intelligence solutions andconsulting services; IT consulting, software development and testingservices; and affordable and open mobile robotics solutions forcustomers in the Americas, Europe and Asia.
For more information on CoroWare and its products and services,please visit www.coroware.com.
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