SOURCE: Futura Mobility

Futura Mobility

August 06, 2014 10:00 ET

Futura Mobility Expands Healthcare Division Through Partnership With Practice Unite

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - August 06, 2014) - Futura Mobility, a company specializing in mobile technology services for the healthcare industry, today announced the expansion of its healthcare division through a strategic partnership with mHealth technology company, Practice Unite.

The two-year initiative is a part of Futura's growth strategy, a unique approach that utilizes collaborative partnerships to provide clinicians and healthcare organizations with the infrastructure, workflow and compliance necessary to unify their mobile IT strategy. The partnership will allow Futura to integrate Practice Unite's HIPAA-compliant messaging application with their IT services.

"Practice Unite developed the tools, and Futura has the expertise in deployment and services," says Futura Mobility CEO David Gulian. "Through this partnership, Futura is one step closer to offering healthcare providers with a more unified solution to clinical communications."

Practice Unite was developed in 2011 and was designed to improve clinical efficiency through streamlined workflows and improved communication. The app is fully customizable and HIPAA-compliant, creating a two-way communication channel between hospitals and clinicians. Physicians can use the app to send 256-bit encrypted text messages, search for specialists, facilitate outpatient procedure requests, conduct physician surveys, and send emergency alerts.

"In addition to improved workflow, one of the most important components to the Practice Unite system is the focus on driving physician adoption," says Dr. Stu Hochron, Practice Unite's Chief Medical Officer. "The partnership with Futura Mobility is key to helping deployment and adoption and meeting the new needs of the transforming healthcare industry."

"The healthcare industry is changing, and creating partnerships is vital for growth," says GULIAN. "The partnership between Futura Mobility and Practice Unite proves that a new breed of relationship building is happening across health IT. This Partnership provides a one-stop shop so that healthcare organizations can offer patients the highest possible value and outcomes."

About Futura Mobility:

Based in Philadelphia, Futura Mobility is a privately held IT services organization specializing in mobile technology solutions for the healthcare industry. Founded in 1992, the company has evolved from a technology reseller and service organization to a strategic partner by combining mobility and clinical expertise. Through collaborations with some of the most forward-thinking technology companies, Futura offers healthcare providers an innovative, cohesive solution to address health IT challenges. Futura Mobility has been recognized nationally for year-over-year growth on the INC 5000 and Deloitte Fast 500 lists. For more information, please visit

About Practice Unite:

Practice Unite is brought to you by Navio Health LLC. Navio Health's mission is to improve communications in healthcare. This is one of the biggest problems in healthcare, a major obstacle in the transition to population health management. Navio Health's core products include Practice Unite a secure, simple, customizable mobile communications application that help clinicians deliver better care more efficiently by making it easier for clinicians to communicate with each other. In addition, Navio Health provides a customizable patient application for secure communication between patients and their care team. Practice Unite's solutions are tailored to support key clinical workflows, e.g. communications from the Observation Unit, delivering consults faster, more reliable patient-note sharing, delivering discharge communications, improving post-discharge communications. For more information, please visit

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