FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wound Management Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WNDM) announced today that its subsidiary Secure eHealth LLC has completed a consulting agreement with GSI Health. GSI Health is led by Leroy E. Jones, who is a principal and Chief Executive Officer. Under the Consulting Agreement , GSI Health will focus primarily on the market penetration and development of Secure eHealth's suite of secure messaging, authentication and notification products. "We are looking forward to benefiting a great deal from Lee's expertise in the market to help boost our penetration into the healthcare space with these products. Having someone with his experience guiding us will assist us in getting to the top of the list of security solutions in an industry where it is so desperately needed," says Deborah Jenkins-Hutchinson, Wound Management Technologies president.
Mr. Jones is a healthcare technology executive with broad experience delivering technical solutions across the health-industry spectrum, including pharmaceuticals, acute care delivery, managed care, public health, and health informatics generally. In his year-long engagement as Senior Advisor to Dr. David J. Brailer, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Mr. Jones was responsible for managing the strategic technical directions for the national healthcare agenda. He was one of the inaugural members of the ONCHIT team. Mr. Jones was responsible for leading the effort to build technical infrastructure for nationwide interoperability. Mr. Jones is a recognized healthcare industry expert, and a sought-after public speaker. A sampling of organizations where Mr. Jones has addressed audiences at major conferences includes: National Association of State CIO's (NASCIO), Health Level 7 (HL7), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO), and the College of Healthcare information Management Executives (CHIME) among others. When asked about GSI's engagement with VHGI, Mr. Jones stated, "Security is one of the most important topics in healthcare IT today, and yet there are surprisingly few solutions that address it adequately. VHGI has a real opportunity to bring needed technology to bear in the healthcare space with Secure eHealth. This engagement between Secure eHealth and GSI Health will be fruitful for all involved. "
Robert Tapales, Secure eHealth president was quoted as saying "The prospects of working alongside a healthcare technology veteran like Lee is very exciting." Tapales continues, "His background in understanding the triggers in the market at the national level and his experience in government are a perfect fit for what we are trying to accomplish with Secure eHealth in the coming year." In addition to consulting for Secure eHealth, GSI Health has the ability to market Secure eHealth's line of products as a component for the development of large interoperable platforms within the healthcare market.
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About GSI Health
GSI, LLC was founded in 2001 as a technical solutions provider, and served a variety of clients in different industries. In 2004, the Company began to focus on healthcare technology given the founder's extensive background and clientele in the healthcare industry. Today GSI, LLC operates GSI Health, a full-service healthcare technology consultancy firm with industry leading expertise and core competencies in interoperability standards-based solutions, architectural leadership, open source development, and desirable options for partnered solutions in security, privacy and access. GSI clients have included federal, state, regional and private clientele, consisting of: physician practices; healthcare foundations; regional healthcare communities; healthcare application vendors; and healthcare consultants, among others.
GSI believes that Delivering on the promise of Healthcare Technology™ means bringing true value to healthcare by allowing seamless integration and secure exchange of data in order to facilitate decision-making at the point of care.
For additional information: http://www.gsihealth.com
About Wound Management Technologies, Inc.
Wound Management Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WNDM), with its corporate headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, and regional offices in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida is a rapidly growing provider of specialty medical products, advanced biotechnology solutions and technology applications to secure healthcare data delivery and messaging. The Company is following the lead of NASDAQ Biotech Stock INDEX leaders such as Celgene http://www.celgene.com, Geron http://www.geron.com, and Human Genome Sciences http://www.hgsi.com by working to leverage its existing technology and infrastructure to develop opportunities within the International Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering fields. WNDM also has an interest in Cancer Treatment. For more information on the Company please visit http://www.woundmanagementtechnologies.com
About Secure eHealth, LLC
Secure eHealth, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wound Management Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WNDM). They are a secure messaging and data delivery solutions provider for the public/private and government healthcare sector. Secure eHealth's mission is to encourage collaborative healthcare delivery by creating platforms where healthcare practitioners, ancillary providers, medical facilities and patients can freely share information safely and securely. For more information about Secure eHealth, LLC go to www.secureehealth.com.
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