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AMC Health Partners with Revolve Robotics to Improve Remote Patient Monitoring with Robotic Telepresence

Kubi Provides More Interactive Virtual Visits for Patients and Clinicians Supporting Meaningful Interventions and Better Outcomes

New York, New York and San Francisco, CAMay 10, 2016AMC Health, the leading provider of proven remote patient monitoring and engagement solutions that are exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association, and Revolve Robotics, one of the world’s leading innovators in robotic telepresence, today announced a partnership to help patients living with chronic conditions to better manage their health, strengthen their connections with their care teams and reduce unnecessary ED visits and hospitalizations.

By bringing together AMC Health’s expertise in improving outcomes through enhanced clinical efficiency and care coordination and Revolve Robotic’s flagship platform, Kubi, clinicians can now look around and remotely interact with patients. This results in more thorough e-visits, meaningful interventions and improved outcomes. AMC Health has integrated Kubi with its CareConsole® Mobile solution, which enables patients to have clinician-initiated e-visits, assessments and secure e-messaging capabilities on a single mobile device. This multi-year partnership signifies the companies’ shared pursuit of telehealth as accessible and effective to as many patients as possible.

AMC Health is focused on transforming healthcare delivery across chronic disease through remote patient monitoring and virtual care coordination. The company has proven through multiple studies, which are unprecedented in size and duration, cover various disease states and are published in independent, peer-reviewed publications, that outcomes can be improved significantly through connecting patients to their clinical teams on a real-time basis and expanding care beyond the walls of hospitals, doctors’ offices and outpatient settings.

Kubi leverages and improves videoconferencing with tablets by introducing a robotic platform or cradle on which the tablet sits. The resulting telepresence robot is then “driven” by the remote video-conferencing participant. Kubi turns traditionally passive video conferencing callers into active participants, as remote callers use Kubi to “look around” the room and actively engage with meeting participants. In this specific use case, Kubi helps clinicians using AMC Health solutions to better monitor and provide virtual care to patients with chronic conditions.

“We are consistently working to enhance the patient experience and support strong connections between patients and their care teams through our virtual care solutions,” said Nesim Bildirici, president and CEO of AMC Health. “Adding Kubi to our CareConsole® Mobile solution enables clinicians to gather more comprehensive information during an e-visit. Patients are able to show the clinician how they are taking their readings more easily because they won’t need to hold their mobile device at the same time. Enhanced patient experience, better data and increased interaction all lead to better outcomes.”

“AMC Health and Kubi together are a powerful tool for telemedicine, which allows providers to ensure they are delivering patients better care,” said Marcus Rosenthal, Revolve Robotics’ co-founder and CEO. “Kubi literally supports AMC Health, because now remote caregivers can look around while patients take their own blood pressure, to give a concrete example. Without the ability to control their point of view, patients can move out of view, and this solution reduces the chance of mistakes.”

To view a demonstration of AMC Health’s CareConsole® Mobile solution and the Kubi platform, visit us at the American Telemedicine Association Annual Meeting, Booth #1521, May 14-17, Minneapolis, MN.

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About AMC Health

AMC Health offers an FDA-cleared remote patient engagement solution supporting care program effectiveness, behavior change, and clinical efficiencies for chronic and post-acute populations.
AMC Health has proven through multiple studies, which are unprecedented in size and duration, cover various disease states and published in independent, peer-reviewed publications, that outcomes can be improved significantly through connecting patients to their clinical teams on a real-time basis and expanding care beyond the walls of hospitals, doctors’ offices and outpatient settings. The published studies show reduced medical costs and hospital readmissions, improved care management, and 3:1 return on investment, exceeding competitors’ less rigorous customer evaluations. AMC Health’s remote patient monitoring and engagement solutions have earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association. AMC Health is headquartered in New York, NY. For more information, visit www.amchealth.com.

About Revolve Robotics

Revolve Robotics is one of the world’s leading innovators in robotic telepresence. Revolve’s flagship platform, Kubi, has been shipping worldwide since January 2014. Kubi means “neck” in Japanese, and it is a robotic tablet stand that lets you pan and tilt while video conferencing. Kubi delivers robotic telepresence for telehealth, distance learning, remote working, concierge and other applications. Revolve Robotics is dedicated to creating smart, simple solutions to real problems, timeless design, and an elevated level of practicality and functionality. Revolve Robotics is a privately held company based in San Francisco. For more information, please visit us at www.revolverobotics.com and follow us @RevolveRobotics.

 


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