June 4, 2012
Healthcare real-time location systems (RTLS) provider Awarepoint has received $14 million in private investments from several venture funds, including $7.5 million from Heritage Healthcare Innovation Fund, the San Diego-based vendor announced Monday. This is the first investment from the $157 million Heritage fund, according to Awarepoint, and the seventh round of venture funding for the company...
February 6, 2012
PatientSafe Solutions' PatientTouch for iPod touch
Health Evolution Partners, the healthcare investment firm started by former US National Health Information Technology Coordinator Dr. David Brailer, has partnered with Verizon to identify and work with promising mobile health, telemedicine, and health data management companies. Health Evolution Partners (HEP) has indirectly invested in a number...
August 24, 2011
Real-time location system (RTLS) provider Awarepoint announced this week a $27 million sixth round of funding. The investment was led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), and also included Top Tier Capital Partners, as well as previous investors Cardinal Partners, Venrock, and Jafco Ventures. Awarepoint plans to use the financing to drive further adoption of its Aware360 Platform....
June 15, 2011
A handful of new executives have taken executive roles at a couple of well known mobile health companies.
Earlier this month, Alan Portela took the reins at AirStrip Technologies as CEO. Portela replaced Gene Powell, who will stay on as a senior advisor and chairman of the board at the company. This week, Dan Blake was appointed Chief Development Officer at AirStrip. The company is...
August 23, 2010
Boston hospital launches SMS ER wait times: Boston's MetroWest Medical Center launched a texting program last week that enables people to find out emergency room wait times. In the week since it launched 450 people have texted in, according to the report. Users need to text 63311 to 437-411 to get the wait times. That's "Med11" to "4ER411" Boston Globe
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September 23, 2009
Ed Zander's 15 years at Sun Microsystems culminated in 1999 when he became the company's President. In 2004 Zander joined Motorola as that company's CEO and Chairman until he stepped down early in 2008. Now, a year later, Zander has surfaced as a board member at ZigBee-enabled wireless asset tracking start-up Awarepoint, which focuses on healthcare facilities. With his attention turned to...
August 31, 2009
Ed Zander, the former CEO and chairman of Motorola, has joined healthcare-focused real-time location systems (RTLS) company Awarepoint as a member of its board of directors. Awarepoint's RTLS solution is ZigBee-based.
Zander was the CEO and chairman at Motorola for about four years before resigning in late 2007 to spend more time with his family. Upon resigning from Motorola, Zander remarked that...