- The agreement will allow the implementation of telehealth monitoring solutions, which will increase the provision of healthcare for chronic patients in their homes.
- 31% of people in Spain suffer long term conditions and 80% of visits to initial primary care correspond to chronic patients.
Telefónica Empresas and Tunstall Healthcare, an international UK based provider of digital health and connected care solutions and services, with 2.5 million users in 51 countries, have reached an agreement to work together for the provision of solutions and services for remote patient management.
This alliance will help to develop this market and will strengthen Tunstall capabilities for preventive care at home for people with chronic conditions.
Abel Delgado, CEO of Tunstall Healthcare in Southern Europe, has pointed out:
“Our solutions for telehealth monitoring combined wit the experience of Telefónica and its commitment to e-health, allow us to deliver a top-notch solution with a clear vision of future for the health sector to face the current demographic, technological and economic challenges.”
“This kind of alliances are the key for the modernisation of the Health Systems of the future. It will allow the digital transformation of our customers and the development of new business models, closer to a service strategy rather than the current one that is more focussed on product. At Tunstall we have found a strategic partner that brings experience and vision in both the technological and health fields”, said Marisa Urquía, director of B2B Unit at Telefónica España.