SOURCE: IntelliDOT Corporation

January 28, 2008 09:00 ET

Fremont-Rideout Healthcare Group Selects IntelliDOT Bedside Patient Safety System

IntelliDOT to Install Bedside Medication Administration System at Fremont-Rideout Healthcare Group Facilities

SAN DIEGO, CA and MARYSVILLE, CA and YUBA CITY, CA--(Marketwire - January 28, 2008) -

IntelliDOT™ Corporation, an industry expert in patient safety systems specializing in wireless bar code point-of-care (BPOC) technology for hospitals, announced today an agreement to deploy its innovative bedside medication administration system, CAREt™ System, at Fremont-Rideout Healthcare Group (FRHG) facilities: Rideout Memorial Hospital, Marysville, CA; Fremont Medical Center, Yuba City, CA.

"IntelliDOT provides a technology that will help us meet the patient safety goals that are a part of our overall Strategic Plan," said Steve Frost, CNO. "Their solution protects the patient's five rights during the medication administration process: right patient, right medication, right dose, right route, and right time."

The CAREt System is a comprehensive patient safety solution that leverages a clinician-designed wireless handheld device and integrated software applications onto a universal platform for bedside medication administration, blood transfusion, specimen collection, infant breast milk tracking, vital signs and assessment documentation. This easy-to-learn and easy-to-use system allows caregivers to perform these tasks at the patient's bedside with confidence that their care is as safe as possible. Connected real-time to the hospital's information systems, The CAREt System helps healthcare providers optimize documentation, communication and information access across any size facility.

"We take patient safety very seriously and look forward to managing the process through the marriage of our IntelliDOT BPOC technology and McKesson's Clinicals," said Allen Briard, Chief Information Officer for FRHG. "I was convinced when I saw a new nurse administer 30 meds in less than five minutes during a recent site visit. Healthcare solutions must fit within clinical workflows in order to be used efficiently and effectively -- IntelliDOT's solution does just that."

"The executives and clinical staff at Fremont-Rideout truly understand the importance of patient safety and speed-to-value with regard to solution implementation," said John Adams, Area Sales Director for IntelliDOT Corporation. "They will be our first California site and we look forward to helping them realize their patient safety goals."

About Fremont-Rideout Health Group

Fremont-Rideout Health Group is a system of three acute care, not-for-profit hospitals -- Rideout Memorial Hospital, Fremont Medical Center and Biggs-Gridley Memorial Hospital -- the Heart Center at Rideout, the Cancer Center affiliated with UC Davis and a host of ancillary services including senior living, Alzheimer's care, home health, hospice, durable medical equipment, located throughout Marysville, Yuba City and Gridley. The health system employs over 2,000 employees and has approximately 240 physicians on the medical staff.

About IntelliDOT™ Corporation

IntelliDOT is an information management company utilizing a common wireless platform to connect patient medication, specimen, and essential patient data to any hospital's HIS system. The CAREt System is the first clinician-designed handheld workflow manager connecting caregivers with the information systems they need at the point-of-care. Designed to complement the way caregivers work, the CAREt System is simple to use and provides clinicians with a single wireless tool to manage information transfers across any size organization. The integrated hardware and software solution provided by IntelliDOT results in a cost-effective "smart hardware" system for hospitals looking for a customized design for mobile caregivers.

Except for the historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties associated with market acceptance of the CAREt System, whether the company will be successful in raising additional funds, the risk that sales of the CAREt System will not increase to target levels, and the effectiveness and marketability of healthcare information technologies, as well as other risks.

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