RNS Number : 1435W
26 January 2012
26 January 2012
("Ultrasis" or the "Company")
First customer for US version of Beating the Blues
Ultrasis, the provider of interactive healthcare services, is pleased to announce that its joint venture with UPMC, U² Interactive, has successfully secured its first contract in the United States with MultiCare Health System ("MultiCare").
Multicare provides a comprehensive network of services throughout Pierce, South King, Thurston and Kitsap counties in the State of Washington and will make the US version of Beating the Blues ("BtB US") available across their entire portfolio of community and hospital based behavioural health services.
Sue Miller from MultiCare Good Samaritan, said:
"We are delighted to be working in partnership with U² Interactive to make Beating the Blues available within our services. We are always looking for affordable and evidence based ways to increase access to treatment for our populations."
Nigel Brabbins Chief Executive of Ultrasis said:
"I am delighted that we have secured this contract with Multicare, it has been only three months since we completed the development of BtB US and to secure our first contract so soon is a great achievement."
"The sales team at U² Interactive are working on a number of opportunities and I am certain that this will be the first of many such contracts."
For further information contact:
Nigel Brabbins, CEO
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7535 2050
Strand Hanson Limited
Stuart Faulkner / Liam Buswell
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7409 3494
JBP Public Relations
Tel: +44 (0) 117 907 3400
About U² Interactive
U² Interactive is the joint venture, announced in September 2011, between Ultrasis and UPMC, a US$9 billion Integrated Healthcare Provider based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
For more information on U² Interactive please visit: www.u2interactive.com
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 9,300 employees and a comprehensive network of services throughout Pierce, South King, Thurston and Kitsap counties. MultiCare is made up of four hospitals including Allenmore Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Tacoma General Hospital, numerous outpatient specialty centres, primary and urgent care clinics, as well as a variety of other services, including comprehensive mental health services and community outreach programs.
For more information on MultiCare please visit: www.multicare.org
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