AirStrip remote monitoring solution selected by the Premier healthcare alliance;
event highlights commitment to healthcare quality improvement
SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AirStrip TechnologiesTM was recognized this week at the Premier healthcare alliance’s annual Innovation Celebration, an event to highlight both advances in healthcare and industry suppliers committed to improving patient outcomes.
AirStrip Technologies is a medical software development company with solutions that deliver real-time critical patient data to healthcare providers anytime, anywhere over a smartphone connection. Premier recognized AirStrip OBTM, the FDA-cleared solution that uses proprietary waveform engines and charting controls to capture waveform data and deliver it securely to mobile devices.
23 medical innovations, selected by a committee of clinicians and other Premier hospital members based on their ability to impact the healthcare industry, were on display at the Innovation Celebration. These new devices and products, which can impact the safety, quality and cost-effectiveness of care, were showcased to more than 3,000 healthcare providers and experts.
Consideration for the Innovation Celebration is open to all suppliers, regardless of whether the company is contracted with Premier. Overall, Premier contracts with more than 800 suppliers.
“We take great pride in our role as leaders in establishing a new standard of care in remote patient monitoring through mobility,” said AirStrip Technologies President and Chief Medical Officer Cameron Powell MD. “AirStrip is honored to receive this prestigious recognition from the Premier healthcare alliance.”
“Healthcare providers need to be up-to-date on latest concepts and developments regarding new devices, products and therapies which can impact the cost and quality of care,” said Premier Purchasing Partners President Mike Alkire. “These suppliers are committed to innovation that leads to improved quality and reduced costs, and we’re pleased to showcase their efforts to our alliance members.”
Innovation Celebration participants were featured Tuesday at the 2010 Premier Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in Washington. Basic criteria for selection included solutions that displayed uniqueness, as well as solutions that have an impact on an unmet medical need.
For more information about the Innovation Celebration, please visit the Premier website.
About AirStrip Technologies, L.P.: Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, AirStrip Technologies is a pioneer in mobile medical software applications designed to work across any platform to improve patient safety and reduce risk in the healthcare setting. AirStrip Technologies engages, consults and employs leading technology and medical experts to ensure their products are the best in the industry. The core technology team is committed to bringing best-of-breed products to the market that enhance the ability of physicians and healthcare professionals to perform their work on a daily basis with the added assurances that their patients are being provided the best care available. Visit www.airstriptech.com for more information.
About the Premier healthcare alliance, 2006 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient
Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,300 U.S. hospitals and 67,000-plus other healthcare sites working together to achieve high quality, cost-effective care. Owned by not-for-profit hospitals, Premier maintains the nation's most comprehensive repository of clinical, financial and outcomes information and operates a leading healthcare purchasing network. A world leader in helping deliver measurable improvements in care, Premier works with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the United Kingdom's National Health Service North West to improve hospital performance. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has offices in San Diego, Philadelphia and Washington. www.premierinc.com
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