November 28, 2014 1:50 PM ET

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Company Overview of GreatCall, Inc.

Company Overview

GreatCall, Inc. provides wireless telecommunication products, services, and applications in the United States and Canada. It offers health and medical applications, health and safety products, cell phone handsets, and accessories. The company’s health and medical applications include GreatCall Link, an application that informs users about the health and safety of family members with iPhone and Android devices; Urgent Care application, a service that combines the features of a medical library and medical symptom checker tool on smartphone, and provides access to registered nurses who can escalate concerns to a board-certified doctor; 5Star personal emergency response application for iPhone an...

10935 Vista Sorrento Parkway

Suite 200

San Diego, CA 92130

United States

Founded in 2005

Phone:

858-720-7500

Fax:

858-509-1729

Key Executives for GreatCall, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance
Chief Operating Officer
Vice President of Technology
Vice President of Human Resources
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

GreatCall, Inc. Key Developments

GreatCall Adds Alivecor(R) Heart Monitor to Mobile Health Portfolio

GreatCall, Inc. is bringing the ability to affordably track heart health anywhere, anytime to its Touch3 smartphone as a pilot program. The AliveCor(R) Heart Monitor is now available as a Touch3 accessory, enabling those with suspected or diagnosed heart conditions as well as those at risk of heart conditions to fully participate in their own cardiac health. The AliveCor Heart Monitor fits on the back of a GreatCall Touch3 smartphone and simply rests on the user's fingers or chest to record an ECG (electrocardiogram). AliveCor's proprietary technology converts electrical impulses from the user's fingertips into ultrasound signals transmitted to the mobile device's microphone and into the free AliveECG app. The AliveCor Heart Monitor's medical grade ECG recordings can be shared directly with physician or sent to a U.S. board-certified cardiologist through a cloud-based ECG analysis service provided by AliveCor. In as little as 30 minutes users can receive expert reviews of their ECGs directly through the free AliveECG app providing a more complete picture of their current heart health. Recently, the device was granted FDA clearance for its algorithm that can immediately detect if patients are experiencing atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common form of cardiac arrhythmia. The AliveCor Heart Monitor is intended to record, store and transfer electrocardiogram (ECG) rhythms. The AliveCor Heart Monitor also displays ECG rhythms and detects the presence of atrial fibrillation (when prescribed or used under the care of a physician). The AliveCor Heart Monitor is intended for use by healthcare professionals, patients with known or suspected heart conditions and health conscious individuals. The AliveCor Heart Monitor is compatible with all iOS models and most Android mobile devices. Users have the ability to access their data confidentially anytime, anywhere. The AliveCor Heart Monitor is available at www.greatcall.com/alivecor. It is priced at $199.00.

GreatCall Announces Availability of its Mobile Health Solutions at Rite Aid

GreatCall, Inc. announced that its suite of connected health and safety products and services is available in more than 4,000 Rite Aid pharmacies nationwide. By offering mobile health solutions in-store and integrating their wellness initiatives at Rite Aid pharmacies, GreatCall is transforming health care for the way it age. The rollout of GreatCall's lineup, including the easy-to-use Touch3, Splash and Jitterbug5 -- and through them, a portfolio of health and safety services -- at Rite Aid will be completed by mid-October 2014. The custom displays include the full product range, demo phones and brochures. GreatCall's active aging services include: 5Star service -- U.S.-based NAED Certified Response agents use the phone's GPS and information provided in the user's Personal Profile, to confirm the user's location and effectively evaluate the situation. Agents provide the connection to whichever emergency services are required, from medication questions to emergency dispatch services. Urgent Care provides 24/7 unlimited access to speak with registered nurses or board certified doctors anytime, anywhere without having to travel to a doctor's office or make a copayment. MedCoach medication reminder app enables users to easily follow medication schedules as prescribed by their doctors. The GreatCall Link app gives family caregivers peace of mind by providing both critical information in an urgent situation and snapshots of normal daily activities. Friends and family who download the Link app to their smartphone will receive an alert when the user of a GreatCall device contacts a 5Star agent in an emergency, including the date, time of call and type of help provided. In addition, the app provides information on daily events such as current locations, power status, and a list of activities to ensure that daily routines are normal and the device is charged and in use. Brain Games improve cognitive functions, improve memory and sharpen focus while providing fun. Check-in Calls are friendly, automated calls that can be scheduled to check in on a family member, providing peace of mind.

GreatCall, Inc. Launches Touch3 Smartphone

GreatCall, Inc. is empowering older consumers to live within their own communities safely, comfortably and independently. Today's introduction of the new the company Touch3 eliminates the complexity of previous smartphones so consumers can easily access the health and safety services they need to remain connected, protected, and in control of their lives. The company’s new Touch3 smartphone by Samsung connects customers with friends and family and to wellness and safety solutions by keeping them engaged on a daily basis. Touch3's access to exclusive health and safety services at the touch of a button is at the core of what makes it truly smart. These pre-loaded apps make it easy to stay independent. Users get instant access to the company’s 5Star service and its team of NAED-Certified Response agents. These U.S.-based agents use the phone's GPS and information provided in the user's Personal Profile, to confirm the user's location and effectively evaluate the situation. Agents provide the connection to whichever emergency services are required, from medication questions to emergency dispatch services. Users get instant access to Urgent Care which provides 24/7 unlimited access to speak with registered nurses or board certified doctors anytime, anywhere without having to travel to a doctor's office or make a copayment. The MedCoach medication reminder app enables users to easily follow medication schedules as prescribed by their doctors. For those who are coping with the responsibilities of caregiving, the company has created Link. The company Link app gives family caregivers peace of mind by providing both critical information in an urgent situation and snapshots of normal daily activities. Friends and family who download the Link app to their smartphone will receive an alert when the user of a company device contacts a 5Star agent in an emergency, including the date, time of call and type of help provided. In addition, the app provides information on daily events such as current locations, power status, and a list of activities to ensure that daily routines are normal and the device is charged and in use. It is priced at $169.99, with a $20 introductory discount and no contract is required. Monthly service plans that include unlimited 5Star and Urgent Care service start at $24.99. Data plans start at $2.49 a month for 20MB, allowing customers to purchase only the level of data they need.

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