LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Feb 14, 2014) - Cytta Corp. (OTCQB: CYCA) is pleased to announce a working agreement has now been signed with ViTel Net (www.vitelnet.com). ViTel Net and its founder Allen Izadpanah have occupied a significant position in the telemedicine/telehealth space for the past two decades. ViTel Net has been responsible for introducing and marketing numerous telehealth technologies that we take for granted today.
ViTel Net's current focus on commercial and government clients utilizing leading edge mobile imaging and health data technologies provides a significant opportunity for Cytta and ViTel Net to integrate our capabilities and offer unique world class solutions to an already developed client base. Utilizing Cytta's open source cellular and satellite networks to provide connectivity solutions for world class remote monitoring technologies is a crucial tenant of Cytta's go forward strategy.
ViTel Net has a long and successful track record and has built a distinguished reputation in the telehealth field.
Its MedVizer™ Informatics Integration Platform (MIIP) makes ViTel Net's solutions the most adaptable in the telehealth industry by providing solutions that are configured to each client's workflow and that seamlessly integrate data from multiple sources. Adding Cytta's connectivity will expand the reach and capability of ViTel Net's products.
ViTel Net's enterprise-wide, multi-platform solutions are designed to operate on a variety of technology platforms (PC, laptop, tablet and smart phone) and various operating systems (Mac OS, Android, iOS, and Windows OS) providing customers with the solutions they need in the environment that best facilitates their business goals.
Erik Stephansen, President of Cytta Corp., stated: "Working with ViTel Net and their founder Allen Izadpanah, gives Cytta the opportunity to provide our unique highway to one of the fathers of telemedicine and telemedicine technology. Allen's ability to guide his company offerings for over 20 years has helped create the telemedicine space we all inhabit today. Using the Cytta mobile connectivity solutions to expand and enhance the leading edge technologies being offered and developed by ViTel Net will streamline health care and provide greater access to critical patient information at significantly less cost and effort."
President and CEO Allen Izadpanah, the founder of ViTel Net, has been an industry visionary in merging technology and medicine into a suite of telemedicine/telehealth solutions. Under his leadership, ViTel Net has become well-recognized throughout the U.S. Department of Defense by leading healthcare technology research initiatives to improve the quality of healthcare provided to military personnel on the battlefield and across the continuum of care. In ViTel Net's early days, Allen Izadpanah launched the company into a position of relevance in the global healthcare technology arena by converting the Company's first response applications and health monitoring technologies into products for mass use in commercial markets.
Working with Allen Izadpanah at ViTel Net is Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Robert M. Kolodner. As the former National Coordinator for Health IT in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), he promoted the adoption and use of electronic health records, and advanced the policies and collaborative efforts between the public and private sectors to develop a nationwide, interoperable health IT infrastructure. His work laid the foundation for the acceleration of national health IT initiatives.
Before his work at HHS, Dr. Kolodner was the national informatics leader for the broad range of health IT activities in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). He was the clinical champion for VistA, VA's award winning electronic health record system, and oversaw the launch of My HealtheVet, VA's personal health record for veterans. Dr. Kolodner received his A.B. from Harvard, his M.D. from Yale, and completed his psychiatric residency at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Kolodner is board certified in psychiatry, a Fellow in the American College of Medical Informatics, and a Lifetime Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association.
About ViTel Net
Since the early 1990s, ViTel Net has pioneered the development of high quality, adaptable telehealth technologies that allow clinicians to remotely treat and manage patient health regardless of geographic and time barriers. Through its unique technologies, ViTel Net offers a broad range of standard and configurable telehealth solutions for use in remote consultation, diagnosis and monitoring as well as remote care delivery.
ViTel Net's mission is built on breaking down telehealth barriers to allow patient treatment and health management in a variety of real-time scenarios. As telemedicine becomes a more widespread -- and expected -- alternative for receiving healthcare services, our vision supplies users with the telehealth solutions of tomorrow, today. While the scenarios for telemedicine are innumerable and evolving, the ViTel Net team has solid experience developing and implementing turnkey solutions around the globe.
As a world leader in developing telehealth technologies for both the commercial and government sectors, we build long-term relationships with leading healthcare systems, hospitals, clinics, government agencies, and healthcare providers globally.
About: Cytta Corp.
Cytta Connect is a Remote Data Capture highway connecting Bluetooth devices seamlessly to online Electronic Biometric Records (EBR). Our remote data capture system works over our Special Purpose Network, a proprietary Global Mobile, Satellite, WiFi open source network, and Cloud-based data repository that automatically connects all Bluetooth medical and wellness devices to Cytta's open source EBR. Our open source EBR is for use by patients, doctors, caregivers, and health insurers (Professional Care) with our specially programmed unlocked Cytta smartphones, and any wellness or fitness user (Consumer) with any Cellular Carrier's smartphone.
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