C Spire, University of Mississippi Medical Center honored for role in breakthrough pilot program

C Spire and the University of Mississippi Medical Center have received the TMC 2015 Telehealth Award for a breakthrough telehealth pilot program that dramatically lowered the cost of care and improved the health of 100 consumers in the state struggling with diabetes, the company said.

The mobile service unit of the Mississippi-based telecommunications and technology firm and UMMC´s Center for Telehealth were among 10 projects recognized by HealthTechZone.com, a leading healthcare technology news source.

HealthTechZone.com is a unit of TMC, a global integrated media conglomerate and leading source of news and information for the communications and technology industries worldwide. Other winners included Arxan, Cradlepoint, NEC, Vodafon, Logic PD and Simply Home.

C Spire is a diversified telecommunications and technology services company that provides world-class service and a superior, comprehensive suite of customer-inspired wireless communications, high-speed Internet access and a range of other telecommunications products and services to consumers and businesses.