Healthcare communications startup RingMD will be rolling out a technology platform offering audio and video medical solutions in North America in January 2015.
The Singapore-based company, which was founded only last year, also announced in its media statement of its plans to establish a North American headquarters.
Justin Fulcher, the Chief Executive Officer of RingMD, said that the company will use Charleston as the headquarters of its North American operations, using it as a base to collaborate with healthcare innovators such as the Medical University of South Carolina.
The Charleston office will also serve as the sales office for Southeast America.
In addition, RingMD said that it is currently working on a larger initiative with the South Carolina government and the private sector to create an "innovation centre" to foster improvements in healthcare.
"Our technology platform has provided direct access to quality healthcare throughout Southeast Asia. We want to build upon this success to offer this service in the US. Charleston's technology scene has been gaining momentum and there are numerous opportunities to deploy our platform throughout the US," said Fulcher.
"Healthcare providers and governments alike need to contain costs and improve efficiency while providing equal if not better patient outcomes. Our entry into the US market is perfectly timed, as RingMD's healthcare communications platform can help achieve those objectives," he added.
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