Insung Information to Provide Mobile Diabetes Management Service to KTF Subscribers
January 27, 2006, Seoul
Insung Information Co., Ltd., an IT solutions provider, announced today that it has been selected as a content provider for KTF. Beginning on February 1, the company will provide a mobile diabetes management service, “Dr. HiCare Diabetes Monitoring” to KTF subscribers.
A part of Insung Information’s ubiquitous healthcare services, “Dr. HiCare Diabetes Monitoring” enables users to connect a mobile glucose meter to their mobile phone to measure the blood sugar level. The result is then automatically sent to a physician for continuous monitoring.
Insung Information has been providing “Dr. HiCare Diabetes Monitoring” service to SK Telecom subscribers since October, 2005. The company’s contract with KTF will allow it to the same service to KTF subscribers as well.
An employee of Insung Information comments that “with this contract, more people will benefit from the mobile diabetes monitoring service. People of all ages are more concerned in their health than ever, which is why mobile healthcare services like Dr. HiCare are very popular these days. The service allows them to manage their health without going to a doctor.”
Ubiquitous healthcare services are one of core businesses of Insung Information. Please visit www.hicare.co.kr for more information on “Dr. HiCare Diabetes Monitoring” service.
Propelled by the rapid penetration of mobile devices and the current trend of focus on well-being and aging society, ubiquitous healthcare is one of the fastest-growing industries. Korean government has designated healthcare services as one of the “Blue Ocean” industry, and many privately-owned research institutes are also paying close attention to the sector.