Daniel W. Bivins Jr., director of international affairs for Cyber-Care commented: "CyberEuroCare is excited to introduce its telehealth solution to the European community in this working demonstration project, with additional projects in various stages of development throughout Europe."
As previously announced on March 16, 2001, CyberEuroCare signed a letter of intent with Alleato AB, a Swedish company owned by telecom company Ericsson, Swedish insurance group Skandia, and the Huddinge University Hospital, to form CyberEuroCare Nordic to market and sell the CyberCare System in the Nordic region including Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Iceland.
Alleato offers technology and services within the areas of security, safety and health, enabling people to continue living at home throughout life's many different phases, with innovative health and medical care solutions. The Huddinge Hospital supplies Alleato with knowledge resources and access to an environment where new solutions for health care may be developed.
Alleato, that was initiated and supported by Ericsson and further developed in co-operation with Skandia, uses technology based on open standards and open platforms like the Open Service Gateway initiative (OSGi), the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP), and Bluetooth.
Ericsson is a communications supplier and an innovator in the creation of the new era of mobile Internet. Ericsson provides total solutions covering systems and applications to mobile phones and other communications tools, with more than 100.000 employees in 140 countries.
Skandia is an insurance and financial services company and is Sweden's oldest and largest insurer. It also commands a substantial position in Europe and the United States with more than 10.000 employees and 20 worldwide offices.
The Huddinge University Hospital constitutes one of the leading university hospitals in northern Europe. It provides highly specialised medical care and is a centre for medical research and training.
Cyber-Care Inc. is a network-based telehealth solutions company improving the delivery of care through its Internet-based technology. The company creates a live, interactive community which incorporates all members of the care team in the delivery of the health care process, which results in cost reduction and improvement in the quality of patient care. You can find more news on Cyber-Care in this month's VMW article Cyber-Care's Electronic HouseCall System tested in transglobal medical data transfer over Internet2.