WiSpots and IDS Canada Announce Joint Venture

WiSpots and IDS Canada have signed a joint venture agreement to help improve patient education and satisfaction.

Cary, NC, March 13, 2009 --(PR.com)-- WiFi media specialists WiSpots Inc. (www.wispots.com) and point-of-care information specialists IDS Canada (www.idscanada.net) have announced a new joint venture agreement to provide practice- and patient-centric technology solutions for physicians and patients, utilizing the waiting room environment and existing practice infrastructure. The focus of this joint venture is on improving patient satisfaction, education, practice efficiencies and practice revenues.

The combination of WiSpots’ Web-based, interactive WiFi technology application with IDS’s unparalleled array of patient education and information programs will mean improved service for patients/consumers, health care providers and organizations with a focus on keeping people healthy.

WiSpots Founder and CEO Kevin S. Flannery said, “I could not be more excited to announce this joint venture. The suite of services and focus deployed by IDS are right in line with the WiSpots vision. Combining our interactive solution with the IDS offerings will provide practices and patients with any combination of amenity, education or information gathering they desire. We look forward to building this innovative, interactive and informative network with IDS.”

WiSpots and IDS will jointly enhance and increase their presence in the health care vertical markets across Canada, bringing new growth opportunities to both companies. They will continue to assist patients, physicians, health care systems and government agencies in their quest for health care information that is Web-based, easy to use, interoperable, secure and efficient in delivery.

“IDS has become the largest point-of-care company in Canada and, indeed, across the world, by establishing high standards of service and information delivery through a variety of media,” said Paul Whitehead, president of IDS Canada. “By partnering with WiSpots, we can offer another exciting way to enhance the waiting room experience. We expect Canadian physicians and marketers to fully embrace this new technology for the health care environment.”

For more information, contact Kevin Flannery at (919) 655-5992 or Paul Whitehead at (905) 337-7651. Additional information can be found on online at www.wispots.com and www.idscanada.net.


About WiSpots
WiSpots, Inc. is a privately held North Carolina corporation organized to locate, operate and manage advertising, information and educational wireless platforms catering to the health care and fitness wait environments both regionally, nationally and internationally under the brand name of “WiSpots.” WiSpots offers a new advertising medium that rides on the fastest growing industry segment of data communication while improving accessibility to our clients’ wireless systems. Revenue generation can be shared with our clients. For more information, visit www.wispots.com or call (919) 655-5992.

About IDS Canada
Information Display Systems Canada Inc. (IDS Canada) is part of IDS International, a point-of-care media company based in the Netherlands and operating in 14 countries and over 60,000 health-care-professional locations. Established in 1994, IDS International is the leading provider of such services in the world. The JV agreement between WiSpots and IDS Canada is the first step in what is expected to be a long and productive relationship across Europe and the United States. For more information, visit www.idscanada.net or call 1-877-656-9996.
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