SOURCE: Emerge.MD

Emerge.MD

September 22, 2014 11:08 ET

Emerge.MD to Deliver Video-Enhanced Telehealth Polycom Ready Solution to Enhance Patient Care

Emerge.MD Creates a Seamless Solution for Providers Looking to Implement Specific Use Cases or Enterprise Telehealth Strategies Through Interoperability With the Polycom RealPresence Platform

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - Sep 22, 2014) - Emerge.MD, the only telehealth cloud platform that can connect all the people, processes and technology involved in virtual care with a high degree of security, today announced its products have been demonstrated to interoperate with solutions from Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM), a global leader in video, voice and content collaboration solutions. 

Emerge.MD is now integrated with Polycom's RealPresence Platform, which creates a seamless user interface for healthcare organizations to take advantage of video-enhanced workflows when engaging with patients and other healthcare professionals.

Because Emerge.MD has satisfied Polycom's extensive interoperability requirements, it can brand its platforms as Polycom Ready. Polycom Ready solutions, including end-user devices, network devices, and software applications, are tested for interoperability with Polycom products and applications. When customers see solutions bearing the Polycom Ready badge, they know they've been proven to work with the world's leading open standards-based unified communications and collaboration platform.

"At Emerge.MD, we work with leading health systems, provider networks, home care agencies, and ACOs to prepare these organizations for successful system-wide telehealth implementations," said Vince Balsamo, Emerge.MD Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "When clients see the Polycom Ready badge, it assures them that our software solutions have been independently tested to meet the highest standards and that we can help them meet their most strategic imperatives."

"Innovators like Emerge.MD help extend and enhance Polycom's video, voice and content collaboration solutions by delivering real value and reliable interoperability -- and because of that, Emerge.MD has earned the Polycom Ready status," said Ron Emerson, Global Director of Healthcare at Polycom. "Together, we're delivering communications and collaboration solutions that power richer conversations and higher productivity, transforming lives and patient care in the process."

Polycom Technology Partners are committed to teaming with Polycom to improve the customer experience by adding unique value to Polycom solutions and solving customer business challenges. The Polycom Technology Partner Program is comprised of Polycom Foundation Technology Partners and Polycom Premier Technology Partners. Premier Technology Partners have invested in a deeper relationship with Polycom and commit to an on-going partnership spanning activities such as business planning, development, additional testing of solutions and joint go-to-market activities. As a Premier Polycom Technology Partner, Emerge.MD collaborates with Polycom to develop unique, customer-focused solutions that collectively broaden the portfolio offerings of Emerge.MD, Polycom, and members of the Polycom Partner Network.

About Emerge.MD, Inc.

Emerge.MD enables enterprise telehealth with cloud collaboration software for providing specialty services anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Emerge.MD has over a decade of experience working with IDNs, hospitals and individual providers to enable their telehealth strategies. Emerge.MD offers solutions for use cases such as telestroke, dermatology, behavioral health, online urgent care, ED throughput, store and forward referral and patient discharge. For more information, visit www.emergemd.com or connect with Emerge.MD on Twitter (@Emerge_MD) and LinkedIn.

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Contact Information

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    Vince Balsamo
    Emerge.MD
    (602) 635-1535
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