MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- THA Group, a free standing in-home health company serving coastal Georgia and South Carolina, announced that it will be partnering with Cardiocom® to expand its chronic telehealth program providing advanced home telehealth technology to patients with chronic conditions. Cardiocom, Experts in Telehealth(SM), is a world class developer, manufacturer and clinical service provider of award-winning telehealth solutions.
"Telehealth has significantly evolved over the eleven years we have practiced telehealth, in terms of both software and hardware, necessitating the need to explore systems to meet our current needs," says Ellen Bolch, President and CEO of THA Group. "We chose Cardiocom's telehealth system because it contains those elements that THA Group deemed critical in a new telehealth partner — sophisticated chronic disease management software with an emphasis on self-management, easy to install and use monitors, cellular capability, two-way integration with our Point of Care System, and willingness to partner and develop new ways to advance home health care as the solution to in-home, post acute care," added Bolch.
"As healthcare is rapidly moving towards an outcome based payment structure, Cardiocom is thrilled to be collaborating with a provider who is well known for pioneering innovative models of care, " says Daniel L. Cosentino, President and CEO of Cardiocom. "We look forward to co-developing new features that can allow home health care to continue to showcase their value proposition," further added Cosentino.
About THA Group
THA Group, a family of companies comprised of Island Health Care, Independent Life at Home, Ideal Aging and Island Hospice (a not-for-profit 501(c) 3), was the first home health company in the Coastal Empire and Low Country to implement telemonitoring as the standard of care. THA Group has been locally owned and