GreatCall® Announces Free MedCoach™ App, Now Available on Android OS Platform

Easily Keep Track of and Follow Your Medication Schedule on Your Android Phone or Tablet

SAN DIEGO--()--GreatCall, Inc., a leader in wireless services that enable people to stay connected, safe and healthy, today announced the immediate availability of its first Android OS application, MedCoach—a new app designed to make medication management easy for everyone. MedCoach became available to iPhone users in June and received immediate praise for its ease of use and smart feature set. The application, which was recognized as “App of the Week” by multiple media outlets and has already been downloaded by more than 10,000 iPhone users, is free to use and joins the company’s growing portfolio of award-winning products and services.

With the availability of MedCoach, 30 million U.S.-based Android OS users now have immediate access to an app that enables them to easily follow their medication schedule as prescribed by their doctor, track adherence to that schedule, and connect to their pharmacy when it’s time to refill a prescription. The app also delivers additional benefits such as systems for keeping customer information private and secure at all times, features that provide assistance when needed, all offered in an intuitive design that users will appreciate.

"With MedCoach, our goal is to provide people with a very easy-to-use app to help them manage medications on their smartphone or tablet," said David Inns, CEO of GreatCall. "We have listened to customers and they want to buy health and safety apps from companies that have award winning reputations, provide real customer service, and take customer data privacy very seriously. GreatCall is well positioned to fill this need for customers."

Key features include:

  • Helps you remember to take the right medications, at the right time – every day. Stay on schedule and even connect to your pharmacy to refill your prescriptions.
  • 24/7 access to live, personal assistance via email to GreatCall’s HIPAA compliant customer support team.
  • Customer information will be kept private via GreatCall’s secure SAS70 Type II infrastructure.
  • Just "Shake for Help™" - a handy tool to always get an answer when you need one. Just shake your phone at any time and information will appear via a help “bubble” on screen specific to the topic being read.
  • A helpful medication lookup option that accesses the First Databank national drug database to help you select your medication and dosage.

Download MedCoach for free at the Android Market: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.greatcall.medcoach

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About GreatCall, Inc.

GreatCall differentiates itself as a company of “People You Can Count On” to deliver wireless services focused on helping to keep customers connected, safe and healthy™. The company stands apart from other wireless services providers through its simplified, personalized and humanized approach, as well as its commitment to providing a high quality customer service experience. The company has been widely praised for its ability to deliver the benefits of innovation and technology in a meaningful and easy-to-use format. GreatCall has received prominent national media accolades from the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, The New York Times, Washington Post and major TV broadcast networks.

GreatCall’s services, apps, cell phone handsets, including the new 5Star Responder™ are sold nationwide at leading retailers such as Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Sears, Sears Hometown Stores, Radio Shack Dealer Franchise, Fry’s Electronics and ShopKo, as well as direct to consumers at 1-800-918-8543 and online at GreatCall.com. Service coverage includes the U.S. and Canada. GreatCall is located in San Diego, CA. For more information, please visit www.GreatCall.com.

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415-897-0999 direct
415-720-6456 cell
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Grayling Connecting Point for GreatCall
Jessica Cooper
415-442-4036 direct
650-515-2071 cell
jessica.cooper@graylingcp.com

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Contacts

Grayling Connecting Point for GreatCall
Tanya Jeffers
415-897-0999 direct
415-720-6456 cell
tanya.jeffers@graylingcp.com
or
Grayling Connecting Point for GreatCall
Jessica Cooper
415-442-4036 direct
650-515-2071 cell
jessica.cooper@graylingcp.com