Click here to close now.


News Feed Item

NuPhysicia and Atlantic Offshore Medical Services Raise the Bar on Remote Medical Care

NuPhysicia, Inc., the premier global telemedicine technology and care provider, announces its deployment of telemedicine and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) with its latest partner, Atlantic Offshore Medical Services (AOMS), throughout locations in Canada.

AOMS is rolling these advancements out at ten AOMS operated facilities throughout Canada. After researching multiple telemedical solutions it determined NuPhysicia’s EMR and telemedical technology are the best fit for the environments it serves. The longest standing occupational medicine provider in Canada, AOMS has been working to service drilling contractors, operators and other industries for more than 35 years.

While AOMS already provides the highest certification level of specialty trained nurses and paramedics to patient sites, with immediate physician diagnosis through telemedicine, AOMS is now able to enhance its level of patient care. On-site medical staff can now “beam in” a physician for diagnosis and treatment. Doctors and patients can see and speak to each other, and special medical scopes allow the doctor to listen to the patient’s heart and lungs as well as see inside the patient’s ears, nose, and throat, enhancing care without the wait or risk of a medical evacuation.

By implementing the EMR system, healthcare workers are able to seamlessly share charts, vitals and medical information for the best possible remote care and oversight. The remote site medical staff electronically documents care and this is available immediately for the physician to review. The physician then notes all diagnosis in order to make sure the patient record is captured for all future care.

“The missing component to the other systems we looked at was the seamless integration of an electronic medical record system designed for remote care along with telemedical technology,” says Liam O’Shea, global director of AOMS. “We have gone live on our largest sites first due to the advantages we see and now have 22 doctors and 50 paramedics and nurses using the system.”

“The partnership with AOMS is structured to provide the best possible care for patients in North America,” said Michael Szafron, senior vice president of global sales and marketing strategies. “AOMS is able to use our services throughout Canada while NuPhysicia provides direct care for patients through its services within the United States and its offshore regions.

About Atlantic Offshore Medical Services

With more than 35 years of providing Primary and Emergency and Occupational Health care throughout the provinces of Canada and Internationally in the past, Atlantic Offshore Medical Services (AOMS) is privately owned and operated. One of the founders and current principal, Dr. Ciaran O’Shea, recognized the need for medical care within remote locations. AOMS headquarters are located in St. John’s Newfoundland and they currently provide services across Canada both onshore and offshore. AOMS’ slogan states “Meeting the unique medical needs of industry…anywhere anytime.” For more information, visit or call 709.722.4074.

About NuPhysicia

NuPhysicia Incorporated is a privately held telemedicine informatics provider delivering advanced remote health care—a concept first developed and proven by The University of Texas. With its patented Digital Medical Services® solution, NuPhysicia delivers medical services to patients around the world with InPlace Medical Solutions™ and Medicine At Work™ service lines, and provides its remote health infrastructure to medical organizations. For more information, visit or call 713.358.9270.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
In his General Session at DevOps Summit, Asaf Yigal, Co-Founder & VP of Product at, explored the value of Kibana 4 for log analysis and provided a hands-on tutorial on how to set up Kibana 4 and get the most out of Apache log files. He examined three use cases: IT operations, business intelligence, and security and compliance. Asaf Yigal is co-founder and VP of Product at log analytics software company In the past, he was co-founder of social-trading platform Currensee, which...
The revocation of Safe Harbor has radically affected data sovereignty strategy in the cloud. In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Jeff Miller, Product Management at Cavirin Systems, discussed how to assess these changes across your own cloud strategy, and how you can mitigate risks previously covered under the agreement.
Countless business models have spawned from the IaaS industry – resell Web hosting, blogs, public cloud, and on and on. With the overwhelming amount of tools available to us, it's sometimes easy to overlook that many of them are just new skins of resources we've had for a long time. In his general session at 17th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, an IBM Company, broke down what we have to work with, discussed the benefits and pitfalls and how we can best use them ...
Most of the IoT Gateway scenarios involve collecting data from machines/processing and pushing data upstream to cloud for further analytics. The gateway hardware varies from Raspberry Pi to Industrial PCs. The document states the process of allowing deploying polyglot data pipelining software with the clear notion of supporting immutability. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Shashank Jain, a development architect for SAP Labs, discussed the objective, which is to automate the IoT deployment proces...
We all know that data growth is exploding and storage budgets are shrinking. Instead of showing you charts on about how much data there is, in his General Session at 17th Cloud Expo, Scott Cleland, Senior Director of Product Marketing at HGST, showed how to capture all of your data in one place. After you have your data under control, you can then analyze it in one place, saving time and resources.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly by extending current technologies, products and networks. By 2020, Cisco estimates there will be 50 billion connected devices. Gartner has forecast revenues of over $300 billion, just to IoT suppliers. Now is the time to figure out how you’ll make money – not just create innovative products. With hundreds of new products and companies jumping into the IoT fray every month, there’s no shortage of innovation. Despite this, McKinsey/VisionMobile data...
Just over a week ago I received a long and loud sustained applause for a presentation I delivered at this year’s Cloud Expo in Santa Clara. I was extremely pleased with the turnout and had some very good conversations with many of the attendees. Over the next few days I had many more meaningful conversations and was not only happy with the results but also learned a few new things. Here is everything I learned in those three days distilled into three short points.
DevOps is about increasing efficiency, but nothing is more inefficient than building the same application twice. However, this is a routine occurrence with enterprise applications that need both a rich desktop web interface and strong mobile support. With recent technological advances from Isomorphic Software and others, rich desktop and tuned mobile experiences can now be created with a single codebase – without compromising functionality, performance or usability. In his session at DevOps Su...
As organizations realize the scope of the Internet of Things, gaining key insights from Big Data, through the use of advanced analytics, becomes crucial. However, IoT also creates the need for petabyte scale storage of data from millions of devices. A new type of Storage is required which seamlessly integrates robust data analytics with massive scale. These storage systems will act as “smart systems” provide in-place analytics that speed discovery and enable businesses to quickly derive meaningf...
In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu’s platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu).
In his General Session at 17th Cloud Expo, Bruce Swann, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Adobe Campaign, explored the key ingredients of cross-channel marketing in a digital world. Learn how the Adobe Marketing Cloud can help marketers embrace opportunities for personalized, relevant and real-time customer engagement across offline (direct mail, point of sale, call center) and digital (email, website, SMS, mobile apps, social networks, connected objects).
The buzz continues for cloud, data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) and their collective impact across all industries. But a new conversation is emerging - how do companies use industry disruption and technology enablers to lead in markets undergoing change, uncertainty and ambiguity? Organizations of all sizes need to evolve and transform, often under massive pressure, as industry lines blur and merge and traditional business models are assaulted and turned upside down. In this new da...
In recent years, at least 40% of companies using cloud applications have experienced data loss. One of the best prevention against cloud data loss is backing up your cloud data. In his General Session at 17th Cloud Expo, Sam McIntyre, Partner Enablement Specialist at eFolder, presented how organizations can use eFolder Cloudfinder to automate backups of cloud application data. He also demonstrated how easy it is to search and restore cloud application data using Cloudfinder.
The Internet of Everything is re-shaping technology trends–moving away from “request/response” architecture to an “always-on” Streaming Web where data is in constant motion and secure, reliable communication is an absolute necessity. As more and more THINGS go online, the challenges that developers will need to address will only increase exponentially. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Todd Greene, Founder & CEO of PubNub, exploreed the current state of IoT connectivity and review key trends and t...
Two weeks ago (November 3-5), I attended the Cloud Expo Silicon Valley as a speaker, where I presented on the security and privacy due diligence requirements for cloud solutions. Cloud security is a topical issue for every CIO, CISO, and technology buyer. Decision-makers are always looking for insights on how to mitigate the security risks of implementing and using cloud solutions. Based on the presentation topics covered at the conference, as well as the general discussions heard between sessi...