Sam Schmidt Makes Unique Indy Technology Pit Stop

Sam Schmidt Makes Unique Indy Technology Pit Stop

May 25, 2017

Indianapolis, IN May 24, 2017:  May in Indianapolis is a nonstop event, especially when you are Sam Schmidt, former Indy Racing League driver and current Verizon IndyCar Series team co-owner. Despite endless engagements surrounding the INDYCAR Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the first ever head-to-head semi-autonomous race against Mario Andretti, Sam Schmidt found time to spend with TeleMed 2020, Inc. an Indianapolis-based telehealth company.

Sam, an entrepreneur and investor, and Alan Symons, Chairman of AGS Capital met with Rob Gottlieb, the CEO of TeleMed 2020, Inc. at their eastside Indianapolis office.  Discussion included how emerging technology and research holds the promise of curing ailments and improving access, affordability, and quality of care.

“We are privileged to welcome Sam and share how we see telehealth technology impacting care delivery,” Gottlieb commented. “Technology is a game changer. It will forever change the care and patient experience, in a positive way. Technology is quickly reducing the information gaps that exists between in-person patient visits and is expanding convenient access to care. We strive to accelerate the rate at which this technology is being leveraged to transform the lives of people around the world.”

Reflecting on his foundation’s, Conquer Paralysis Now, goal of investing 20 million dollars in paralysis research grants and prizes, Sam commented, “This type of technology clearly is the way to go for the future. To be able to track patient progress and vitals post procedures is not only a huge savings for the providers, but also a better quality of care for the patient. TeleMed 2020 has a solution for the future.”

After a 1:14 hour stop, Sam was back on the road readying for an afternoon of scheduled activities at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

About TeleMed 2020
TeleMed 2020, Inc. is a technology company focused on telehealth and dedicated to improve people’s lives with technology that facilitates early intervention and access to care.   TeleMed’s technology enables individuals to provide health information with their clinicians via phone or tablet.  Clinicians engage with patients via phone, video conferencing and 2-way messaging.  TeleMed 2020’s secure cloud-based SaaS technology is well suited for health screening, wound and surgical site infection monitoring, hospital readmission reduction, chronic care management, and behavioral health.  Founded in 2015, TeleMed 2020 is based in Indianapolis, IN.  For more information, please visit www.telemed2020.com.

About Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
Established in 2001 and owned by former IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt and Canadian businessman Ric Peterson, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) currently competes in the Verizon IndyCar Series. With a storied history in the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires series with over 70 wins, over 70 pole positions and seven championship wins, the Indianapolis-based team has also found success in IndyCar with five wins, two Indianapolis 500 pole positions and four poles claimed overall, as well as three top-five finishes in the championship points standings. For more information, please visit www.spmindycar.com.

About Conquer Paralysis Now
Conquer Paralysis Now (CPN) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to cure paralysis. The organization is leading the charge for a cure through funding scientific research, medical treatment and technological advances benefiting those paralyzed by spinal cord injuries, stroke or diseases such as ALS, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s or in other ways. For more information, visit www.conquerparalysisnow.org.

Contact: Rob Gottlieb
TeleMed 2020, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN 46229
Phone: 317-396-3950
info@telemed2020.com
www.telemed2020.com

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