AirStrip CEO to Testify on mHealth Innovation Before Congressional Panel

AirStrip CEO to Testify on mHealth Innovation Before Congressional Panel


has accepted an invitation to testify before a congressional panel on June 27 as part of the hearing

The House Committee on Small Business will focus on the challenges facing mHealth businesses, the importance of incorporating stringent security measures into healthcare mobility solutions, and the role of federal regulation in the mHealth space.

“After nearly a decade of developing and deploying industry-leading healthcare mobility solutions, AirStrip can offer experience-based insight into the role of government in the mHealth market,” said Alan Portela, CEO of AirStrip. “Regulatory guidance can effectively ensure the privacy and security of mobile health solutions on behalf of all patients while enabling innovation that improves quality of care.”

are FDA-cleared and support HIPAA compliance. In addition, this month AirStrip became the first and only mHealth solution for medical device mobility to comply with the Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) security requirements. The DIACAP certification ensures that AirStrip applications incorporate the levels of authentication and encryption necessary for use in United States government organizations.

The hearing begins at 10 AM EST on Thursday, June 27 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Members of the news media are encouraged to attend in person. The hearing will also be .

AirStrip () provides a complete, vendor- and data source-agnostic enterprise-wide clinical mobility solution, which enables clinicians to improve the health of individuals and populations. With deep clinical expertise and strong roots in mobile technology and data integration, AirStrip is empowering the nation’s leading health systems as the industry continues to evolve to new business models, accountable care and shared risk. Based in San Antonio, Texas, AirStrip allows health systems to unlock the full potential of their existing technology investments with a complete mobility solution that provides access to critical patient data across the care continuum. AirStrip is backed by investments from Sequoia Capital, Qualcomm, Inc., Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) and the Wellcome Trust.

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