NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - June 16, 2011) - American Medical Alert Corp. (NASDAQ: AMAC), a provider of healthcare communication services and advanced telehealth monitoring technologies, today announced the inception of a Medical Advisory Board and the appointment of Joseph F. Renzulli, II, MD, FACS, as Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board.
The Medical Advisory Board will provide insights to innovate and expand the use of technology solutions to meet patient and healthcare industry needs to improve patient care, comfort, and quality of life. Specifically, members will provide guidance on how to respond to changes in patient care and new healthcare-related legislation.
"We are excited to have Dr. Renzulli join our team," said Jack Rhian, AMAC's President and Chief Executive Officer. "He has the ability to attract the highest quality medical experts across disciplines to our Medical Advisory Board, and their contributions will help us develop products that are innovative, relevant, and highly responsive to our customers' needs."
Dr. Renzulli is Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, diplomat to the American Board of Urology and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
About American Medical Alert Corp.
AMAC is a healthcare communications company dedicated to the provision of support services to the healthcare community. AMAC's product and service portfolio includes Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) and emergency response monitoring, electronic medication reminder devices, disease management monitoring appliances and healthcare communication solutions services. AMAC operates nine US based communication centers under local trade names: HLINK OnCall, North Shore TAS, Live Message America, ACT Teleservice, MD OnCall, Capitol Medical Bureau, American MediConnect, Alpha Message Center and Phone Screen to support the delivery of high-quality, healthcare communications.
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