PERS provider, home care company team up

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

WYNNEWOOD, Pa. and HAVERTOWN, Pa.—MedScope, the a provider of medical alert systems, and Visiting Angels, an in-home care company, have announced a partnership to provide MedScope’s array of PERS devices and services to Visiting Angels’ franchisees, according to a joint statement.

Included in these offerings are MedScope’s landline PERS, cellular PERS and the company’s mobile PERS offering. The devices are monitored by MedScope’s emergency care professionals, according to the statement.

“This partnership with MedScope is consistent with our approach to home care, which is to make available to our franchisees the largest array of the most advanced state-of-the-art technology and services to better serve our clients,” David Plank, VP, business development of Visiting Angels, said in a prepared statement.

MedScope plans to offer special pricing to any referral made through the Visiting Angels organization and will lend its equipment free of charge to franchise owners looking to start a medical alert program, according to the statement.