HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NuPhysicia Inc., a leader in telemedicine services and solutions, is pleased to announce that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted an additional patent for its Digital Medical Services® (DMS) system, the integrated remote medical care and telemedicine method.
“This second patent secures our best-practice workflows for delivering effective remote care by telemedicine,” said Glenn Hammack, president and CEO of NuPhysicia Inc. “It also protects our products and services while emphasizing the uniqueness and strength of our telemedicine intellectual property.”
Additionally, the new patent protects the specific workflows that surround the DMS® system’s integrated telemedicine, electronic medical records, pharmacy management systems and standardized care protocols.
NuPhysicia received its first patent in 2011 for the technology and methodology that created this innovative approach to providing remote medicine. Earlier this year, the same patent was issued in Canada and it is currently pending in numerous other countries.
“These current and future patent awards will further secure NuPhysicia’s place as the leader and sole provider of proven telemedicine,” said Hammack.
The DMS® system is the core of NuPhysicia’s service brand product InPlace Medical Solutions® that provides medical services to the offshore and remote environment. It is also the basis of NuPhysicia’s Medicine At Work™ employee on-site clinic solution and is sub-licensed through NuPhysicia Solutions™ to hospitals and health networks seeking a turnkey, plug-and-play telemedicine management infrastructure. The University of Texas Board of Regents granted an exclusive patent license to NuPhysicia in 2007.
NuPhysicia Incorporated is a privately held medical services solutions provider delivering advanced remote health care—concepts first developed and proven at the University of Texas. With its patented Digital Medical Services® system, NuPhysicia delivers telemedicine medical services to patients around the world with InPlace Medical Solutions™ and provides remote health infrastructure to medical organizations through NuPhysicia Solutions™. For more information, visit www.nuphysicia.com or call 713.358.9270.