Datatel Launches IVR For Health Care Delivering Ready To Go, IVR For Health Care to Industry Professionals and Service Providers

News Release

Miami/Toronto (September 14, 2005)

Datatel Inc., a leader in Hosted IVR and Business Process Automation Solutions, announced today its’ strategy to deliver a suite of Ready-To-Go IVR Solutions for the Health Care industry. These include, hosted applications for Patient Notifications, Public Announcements, Emergency Broadcasts, Patient Satisfaction Surveys, Employee Surveys, Appointment Reminders, Medication Schedule Reminders, Drug Information Hotlines, Pharma – Compliance Programs, Account Inquiry & Payment Processing, plus Field Employee Tracking & Safety Response.

Datatel’s IVR for Health Care solutions, provides Health Care Professionals and Industry Service Providers with the ability to efficiently and cost-effectively communicate with both patients and employees.

Datatel’s strategy focuses on Ready-To-Go Health Care IVR applications, as well as customized solutions, which, utilize inbound and outbound calling to maintain a continuous channel of communications for both patients and employees.

By providing Ready-To-Go applications Health Care Professionals and Service Providers can reduce implementation time and costs, and have applications up and running in days, based on the industry’s “best practices”.

As a hosted solution, customers avoid the risk and expense of large capital investments in hardware and software. In addition to cost savings, customers also benefit from having access to the latest technology and dedicated support – without maintenance or obsolescence worries. By avoiding the time commitment of dedicating development resources, hardware purchases and configuration, customers enjoy rapid solution deployment.

TeleSafety, Datatel’s Ready-To-Go Safety field employee tracking solution is delivering ongoing operational value, reducing by over 80%, the administrative costs of tracking, communicating and reporting on field employees’ activities, and providing ongoing access to the latest technology. “In addition to the enhancements to safety, we are using technology to our advantage. TeleSafety allows us to track employees more efficiently, has less chance of error, and if there is a problem we can investigate the situation immediately.” said Suzanne Irwin, Systems/Records Manager at AHU.

“Utilizing dedication and ongoing collaboration with our clients, we are able to deliver more value by bringing a broad spectrum of ready-to-go solutions to the market-place,” said Barnard Crespi, CEO of Datatel. “We are pleased that our solutions are exceeding the expectations of our clients, and filling important gaps in the Health Care industry, while significantly cutting operational costs.”

About Datatel

Datatel is a global communications technology company that delivers the benefits of Interactive Voice Response (IVR), as a service, by providing turn-key hosted and managed solutions. Capitalizing on the world’s most widely used technology – the telephone, Datatel facilitates communication and interaction between organizations, regardless of their size, or their customers’. Datatel has invested millions of dollars on hosting infrastructure, technology and research, to deliver the most flexible and robust IVR ASP service model in the industry. Datatel’s IVR platform comes from over 10 years of research, development and continuous improvement to arrive at an IVR service model that provides our clients with reliability, flexibility and the ability to integrate into a wide range of emerging technologies, including mobile messaging and web services.

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