SOURCE: Cytta Corp.

May 05, 2010 09:30 ET

Cytta Stitching Together e-Health Model With Additional Medical Expertise

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - May 5, 2010) -  Cytta Corp's (OTCBB: CYCA) CEO Mr. Stephen Spalding wishes to announce that Cytta is diligently continuing its discussions with several innovative technical and software-based organizations working to develop and implement the various elements which go into the current e-Health strategy as well as negotiations with providers interested in utilizing the model being embraced by the Company. 

To aid the Company in it sobjectives it is pleased to announce that Dr. William Blase is also adding his considerable expertise to the Cytta Project by joining the Board of Advisors. Dr. Blase has had a distinguished career in all aspects of the medical profession, with a practice emphasis on Ophthalmology, a background in medical research, as well as administration and management issues of modern medical practice.

Dr. Blase has envisioned and actively worked to develop and introduce a comprehensive home-based healthcare system for the past decade. Dr. Blase will be focusing on assisting the Company with selecting and developing technologies that have the potential to move healthcare to a more proactive, consumer-centric model of care, capable of improving the cost, quality, and accessibility of healthcare services utilizing the full range of technologies accessible to the market.

Dr. Blase was also pleased to note that the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the effect e-Health could play was subject of the Senate Committee on Aging last week which examined some of the potential benefits of the Act on distribution of healthcare, and examined how Americans will interact with doctors and other health care providers utilizing e-Health.

The effort, loosely called e-Health or e-Care, combines leading edge healthcare technology with 21st-century Internet and other connectivity. It will allow doctors to interact with their patients through innovations such as video monitoring, cellular or internet checkups, and home-health monitoring devices that relay data over cellular or wireless Internet connections. The realization that e-Health will allow significant improvements in outcomes while reducing overall costs is truly encouraging

Dr. Blase has over the years been involved in several technology ventures, most with an emphasis on improving the dissemination of medical information or utilizing Internet technology to improve the delivery of medical services. Dr Blase's experience and skill in dealing with the multitude of private, state and federal medical administrative/service organizations, insurance companies and drug companies will be of enormous value as the Cytta project proceeds. 

Dr. Blase is formerly the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Hemet Valley Hospital and a Director of California Eye Care. Dr. Blase was also a Trustee for a California District Hospital System. Dr Blase has also served eight years as a Trustee of the Valley Health System in Riverside California and was formerly the Chairman of the Board, as well as a Trustee of the Employee Health, Pension, and Retirement Funds 

Dr. Blase is also a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Ophthalmology, and has published numerous articles and several book chapters. Dr. Blase is a graduate of Dartmouth College, the University of Virginia School of Medicine and Oxford University, and did his medical post graduate training at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore MD.

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