|Acquired by||Tunstall Healthcare Group|
American Medical Alert Corp. provides healthcare communication and monitoring services. It operates in two segments, Health Safety and Monitoring Services (HSMS) and Telephony Based Communication Services (TBCS). The HSMS segment develops and markets personal emergency response systems, medication reminder and dispensing systems, telehealth/disease management technologies, and safety monitoring systems to pharmacies. The TBCS segment provides centralized call center solutions primarily to the healthcare community, including traditional after hours services, daytime services applications, and pharmaceutical support and clinical trial recruitment call center services. The company markets its products and services to healthcare providers, pharmaceutical companies, managed care organizations, and consumers directly, as well as through a network of distributors. American Medical Alert Corp. has a joint venture agreement with Hughes Telematics, Inc. and Qualcomm Incorporated to deliver mobile health services. The company was founded in 1981 and is based in Long Island City, New York.