GENEVA, SWITZERLAND–(Marketwire – Sept. 19, 2012) – EasyMed Services Inc.® (CNSX:EZM)(OTCBB:EMYSF)(MUN:
According to the report, EquityNet initiated a BUY rating for EasyMed with a 12-month target price of $4.12 (USD).
The focus of the report is on two of EasyMed’s core services: Easy SmartCare, the Company’s two-way communication system for patients and provider organizations; and the International Medical Passport, an online personal health record and service finder that goes with travellers anywhere in the world they do.
According to the report, the smartphone application market for mobile healthcare will reach $1.3 billion (USD) in 2012 — up from $718 million in 2011. Despite this substantial growth, the “mHealth” market is still in its infant stage — especially when compared to the $6 trillion of the overall global healthcare market. Several factors, especially smartphone penetration and national healthcare cost reduction programs, will continue, however, to drive mHealth market growth.
“We feel that the Company is certainly in the right place at the right time. It is obvious that demand is and will remain very strong for mobile health ‘mHealth’ applications well into the foreseeable future, and the market itself is huge. Valuations for most health IT stocks have remained relatively strong despite recent market turbulence,” stated Mr. Randy Lewis, CFA, Founder and Senior Analyst with EquityNet who is covering the Company. “In addition, we feel the company’s International Medical Passport is a particularly strong product, lending itself to a subscription model, which typically has an exponential effect on revenue when a product or service catches on.”
Mr. Tejinder Sahota, CEO of EasyMed Services, comments, “In the broader perspective of the public markets it is essential to raise market awareness for EasyMed Services, Inc. This independent research report focuses in on the overall underlying trends in the telemedicine market but also puts a spotlight on the technological and commercial edge that the company has developed in penetrating this huge market. Our recent commercialisation efforts in the emerging markets, where we enjoy very strong relationships, were underlined in EquityNet’s research report and we feel that this again makes a strong case for greater value in the future for our company.”
About EasyMed’s International Medical Passport
The International Medical Passport makes medical records accessible worldwide by smartphone – an important service for all business travellers. Today’s global travellers need instant access to their health records in case of an emergency. The International Medical Passport puts the complete record on a smartphone together with instant access to pre-approved doctors, clinics and hospitals around the world. The Medical Passport works on all phone, PDA and web platforms and operates in over 80 countries with 300+ mobile carriers. Cloud-based, secure, compliant and accessible on iPhone, Android, Windows and Blackberry platforms, EasyMed’s International Medical Passport meets HIPAA requirements, supports HL-7 (the global authority on standards for interoperability of health information technology) and is IBM certified.
About EasyMed’s Easy SmartCare
Easy SmartCare allows clinics, hospitals and doctors’ practices to communicate with patients through text messages on their smartphones and other mobile devices. Easy SmartCare reduces missed appointments, improves preparation, sends medication reminders and improves overall outpatient management, and clinical trials have shown immediate and positive financial benefits.
About EasyMed Services Inc.
EasyMed Services Inc. (CNSX:EZM)(OTCBB:EMYSF)(MUN:
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