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Novant Health(R) Selects Cardiocom(R) to Provide Telemonitoring for Presbyterian Hospital Heart Failure Program
Date:11/28/2007

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Novant Health(R) today announced a partnership with Cardiocom(R) Multi-Disease Management, an industry leader in developing and manufacturing medical devices for remote management of chronic disease patients. Novant will implement the Cardiocom System in its Presbyterian Heart Failure Program, located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Presbyterian Hospital is one of the largest healthcare facilities in the Carolinas.

Offering the Cardiocom(R) telemonitoring system in the Presbyterian Heart Failure Program is yet another way that Novant Health is using innovative technology to enhance its services and improve healthcare delivery. "The Cardiocom System makes objective, realtime health data available everyday to patients' physicians," said Stacy Steele, director of community care services. "We plan to use the Cardiocom(R) system to provide better care coordination for Presbyterian patients with heart failure."

The patient-centric Presbyterian program identifies heart failure patients at point of hospital discharge and refers them to the telemonitoring program. The Telescale(R) device features friendly voice prompts to patients to query their health status and measure daily weight.

The sophisticated Cardiocom OmniVisor(R) clinical management software system allows nurses at the Presbyterian Heart Failure Program to remotely monitor a large population of patients while providing high-quality care that follows national practice standards.

Patients who need assistance can be contacted, based on their daily telemonitoring report, without having to wait for a clinic appointment. Nurses can work with physicians to intervene and adjust medications or care plans. They can also provide focused education and coaching designed to assist patients with the management of their heart failure in order to slow disease progression and avoid unnecessary hospitalization.

Cardiocom has been providing its efficient and effective solutions for telemonitoring for more than ten years. "We are delighted that Novant Health has joined our expanding client base benefiting from this innovative technology to improve patient care," said Daniel Cosentino, Cardiocom President.

About Novant Health

Novant Health is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in western North Carolina that serves more than 3.5 million people in 34 counties reaching from southern Virginia to northern South Carolina. Novant Health consists of eight hospitals and an 800-physician medical group with 240 clinic locations. The largest components of Novant Health are Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem with 847 beds, Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte with 581 beds and Thomasville Medical Center in Thomasville with 149 beds.

About Cardiocom LLC

Cardiocom (http://www.cardiocom.com) is an award-winning leader in innovative patient telemonitoring and disease management solutions. Founded in 1997, Cardiocom develops, manufactures and markets its own telehealth devices for congestive heart failure, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, COPD, severe asthma, and ESRD. GlucoCom(TM) (http://www.glucocom.com), a division of Cardiocom providing blood glucose monitoring products, was added to the product line in 2006. Cardiocom's clients include some of the most respected health plans, hospitals, physician groups, home health groups and disease management vendors in the nation. Through these established relationships, Cardiocom improves the lives of thousands of people each day.

Contact:

Jodie Root, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Cardiocom

888-243-8881 or jroot@cardiocom.com

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