SOURCE: PolyRemedy

PolyRemedy

November 10, 2010 10:13 ET

PolyRemedy Expands Executive Leadership Team and Builds East Coast Presence

Additions Bring Over 35 Years of Healthcare Software Development Experience

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - November 10, 2010) -   PolyRemedy, a provider of personalized wound care systems, today announced the addition of two healthcare information technology veterans to the executive leadership team. The company also announced the opening of a new office in Boston, MA. 

Jeffrey Tingle has been appointed Vice President of Software Development. In his new role, he will lead the development of the software solutions infrastructure for PolyRemedy's new generation of wound care management systems. Jeff was previously Director of Software Development at the Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions, where he assembled a global team to develop and deploy a new generation of tools for reducing medical errors by identifying medical malpractice trends and assessing clinical risk. Jeff holds a BSc from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MSc from Brown University.

Also joining the executive team as Director of Product Management is Heath Umbach, who will be responsible for leading the design and marketing of the Company's new generation of integrated products and services. Previously at WebMD, he helped lead the development and evolution of client-server, SaaS and Web-based hospital comparison tools. Most recently, Heath ran Product Marketing at PatientKeeper, Inc., a leading provider of connectivity, system integration, and physician workflow solutions. While at PatientKeeper, Heath was responsible for developing four physician workflow and information exchange applications, and later led product positioning and strategy for the company's full solution suite. He holds an MHA from The George Washington University and a BA in Psychology from The University of Virginia.

The two software veterans join life sciences executive Mark Carbeau, who was appointed President and CEO earlier this year. Mark was the former President USA of Kinetic Concepts Inc., a leading global medical technology company in advanced wound care.

"This executive team brings deep experience and passion for wound care," said Michael Greeley, Board member and General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners. "PolyRemedy's innovative approach to integrating healthcare IT with personalized therapeutics follows the accelerating movement toward leveraging technology to more effectively manage and deliver patient care."

PolyRemedy also announced the opening of a new office in Boston, which will become headquarters for commercial operations as well as product and clinical development. The Company will continue to support materials science development and manufacturing of personalized wound dressings in its Mountain View, CA facility."With human capital in both Boston and Silicon Valley, we are now located at the intersection of innovative technology and academic medicine," said Mark Carbeau, President and CEO at PolyRemedy. "This presence on both coasts will enhance collaboration and accelerate product development as we link healthcare information technology with care delivery."

About PolyRemedy
With offices in Boston and Mountain View, CA, PolyRemedy, Inc. offers integrated wound management systems designed to increase consistency by extending wound care expertise to the point of care. The PolyRemedy Personalized Woundcare System (PWS™) enables clinicians to document care through easy-to-use, web-based assessment tools and order personalized wound dressings, while also providing critical and unprecedented visibility into wound care data. The ability to track the progress of the healing process, identify outliers and objectively evaluate wound care protocols has the potential to increase continuity of care across the entire continuum. For more information about PolyRemedy, visit www.polyremedy.com or call 1-866-609-3515.

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  • Heath Umbach
    Director of Product Management
    PolyRemedy, Inc.
    1-866-609-3515
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