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Life:WIRE(TM) to Provide Action Healthcare Management with Innovative Mobile Health Management Solution for Patients with Chronic Conditions
Date:1/30/2008

Action Healthcare to Offer Unique and Cost-Effective Approach to Engage

Patients and Improve Clinical Outcomes

TORONTO and PHOENIX, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Life:WIRE(TM) Corp, a dynamic mobile communications and health information solution provider based in Toronto, Canada, has entered into an agreement with Action Healthcare Management, Inc. (AHM), a national medical management company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, to provide its innovative interactive system for improving clinical outcomes while reducing patient health care costs.

Through the use of Life:WIRE 's patent-pending, wireless solution for care management and pharmaceutical adherence, AHM's care managers can deliver personalized reminders via a cell phone that is personalized to each patient's specific health needs.

According to Howard Rosen, MBA, CEO and Founder of the company, "Life:WIRE turns a standard cell phone into an interactive health management tool, without the need to download or install software or purchase costly equipment, catering to a user's specific lifestyle. Through our two-way messaging platform, patients, case managers and others can track health conditions, treatments and activities and graph their success. Our dynamic input and reporting system encourages patients to integrate good health practices into their daily lives."

Jean Rice, RN, President of AHM, adds, "Action Healthcare's care managers will use Life:WIRE to enhance our patient communication and compliance strategies for those enrolled in case, disease and predictive management programs. We anticipate that patients will embrace Life:WIRE, providing an even higher level of engagement in our medical management programs, and transforming their lives for the better."

Healthcare consultant Joel V. Brill, MD, notes, "medication adherence, lifestyle factors and laboratory monitoring are important in the successful management of a patient's condition. Life:WIRE enhances care through its seamless, real-time interactions, providing patients with on-going control of their health status while facilitating their personal responsibility."

"The power and flexibility of Life:WIRE in health care is almost limitless," says Rosen. "We are pleased to partner with Action Healthcare Management, a 'best in class' medical management organization with innovative patient- and provider-friendly solutions for managing health care conditions."

About Action Healthcare Management, Inc. (http://www.actionhealthcare.com)

Action Healthcare Management, Inc (AHM) is dedicated to providing its clients with patient-centric, high quality, and state of the art medical management services and support. AHM serves self-funded employer groups, third party administrators (TPAs) and Taft-Hartley Trusts with healthcare management services that improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare spending. AHM's programs and services are designed to meet the unique needs of individual patients and employer group clients, while adhering to the highest standards of ethics and integrity in their relationships with clients and the medical community.

About Life:WIRE Corp (http://www.lifewire.ca)

With operation in Toronto, Canada and Annapolis, Maryland, Life:WIRE develops patient-friendly and cost-effective solutions that enable people to proactively manage their disease and health conditions. Life:WIRE 's patent- pending, industry-leading technology turns a standard cellular phone into a health management tool, helping patients to build positive health habits through interactive reinforcement. Our patient-friendly solution incorporates remote management and monitoring systems that facilitate proactive management of disease conditions and promotes wellness through virtually any mobile system in the world.


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