SOURCE: Capsule Tech, Inc.

Capsule Tech, Inc.

October 15, 2009 06:48 ET

Experienced Leader, Stuart Long, Joins Capsule Tech, Inc. as North American Vice President of Sales

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - October 15, 2009) - Capsule Tech, Inc. (, the leading provider of medical device connectivity, today announced that Stuart Long has joined as Vice President of Sales for North America. Mr. Long brings over 20 years of experience in both the clinical and business aspects of healthcare and information technology to Capsule.

Mr. Long started his career in both the clinical domains of radiology and non-invasive cardiology and has since been in both domestic and global sales and marketing leadership roles. He brings a strong understanding of the clinical environment and brings a unique perspective to the sales role and his broad experience provides the leadership to Capsule as we rapidly expand our product portfolio and strategic direction.

Prior to joining Capsule, Mr. Long held positions at Philips Healthcare as VP of Global Product Marketing for Enterprise Imaging and Informatics, at Agfa as the General Manager for their HIS/EMR platform launch in the USA, and at Fuji Medical as the National Director of Sales for Network System. "Stuart's extensive experience will be an invaluable asset to Capsule as we begin to focus more on solutions that improve clinical workflow and enhance patient care and safety," said John Douglass, President of Capsule Tech, Inc. "Capsule is rapidly growing, not only in size but in breadth of our product offering. We needed to find a strong sales leader with a clinical and technical background. We are delighted to have found Stuart and are certain he will rise to the challenge," Douglass concluded.

"Joining Capsule was an easy decision. Not only do I believe that they have one of the most solid product suites in the industry, their product roadmap is one of the most innovative and most needed technologies I've seen in years. And, the opportunity to utilize my clinical, technical, sales, and management background was exactly the challenge I was looking for. I am thrilled to be a part of this strong team," said Mr. Long.

Mr. Long will be focused on managing the sales channels in North America including the U.S. and Canada. He will not only be managing the direct sales force, he will also manage Capsule's reseller and partner relationships to ensure that these channels have all the tools they need to be successful.

About Capsule

For more than 12 years, Capsule has been the world's leading, award-winning provider of solutions for medical device connectivity. The company has established market leadership through its FDA 510(k) cleared software and medical grade hardware products, its unique expertise in device protocols and firmware, and through its strong partnerships with major medical device manufacturers and HIS companies. Capsule's solutions are proven, with over 400 installations at leading healthcare facilities worldwide and its technology is secure, with the largest installed device driver library and with proven connectivity to over 30,000 devices and transmission of over 187 billion bits of clinical data. Furthermore, Capsule is continually recognized as the leader in the industry, receiving the 2008 Frost & Sullivan Global Technology Leadership Award as well as the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and Fast 500 EMEA Awards. And, with the introduction of the Capsule Neuron™ platform, Capsule will continue to be the leader, by working with our partners to develop and implement solutions that meet the short and long term patient safety needs of hospitals today. For more information, please visit the company's Web site at or contact the Company's U.S. Marketing & Public Relations at 978-482-2337.