Healthcare Industry News: LifeCell
News Release - July 26, 2012
PolyRemedy Launches Commercial Scale HealSmart(TM) Wound Care Software and DressingsExpands Executive Team With Industry Leaders
BOSTON, MA--(Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network)- PolyRemedy®, a provider of personalized wound care systems, today announced that it has successfully launched the HealSmart PWS™ 2.3 software program to enhance its mobile assessment tools, treatment algorithms and advanced analytics for wounds. The Company has also gone live with its automated manufacturing plant, which provides additional proprietary, personalized HealSmart Antimicrobial Dressing products and supports commercial ramp of the business.
"Our novel approach to wound care integrates information technology and personalized therapeutics," commented Mark Carbeau, CEO of PolyRemedy. "PWS 2.3 allows clinicians to consistently capture relevant assessment information on all wounds, provides real-time alerts and reports to help manage their wound care patients, and embeds a treatment protocol that offers the exact size, shape and function of the HealSmart dressing required for treatment. With our new automated manufacturing, we can support commercial volumes with expanded HealSmart dressing size ranges and a new wound filler product."
To support further commercialization efforts, PolyRemedy has also expanded its management team. New team members include:
Joel Pickering, Vice President, Marketing. Joel was most recently General Manager of North America for Systagenix, and has a long history of new wound care product launch successes at companies such as Kinetic Concepts, Convatec and LifeCell.
David Kerwar, Vice President, Strategic and Product Marketing. David brings a strong background in health care IT and analytics. He was previously Director of Provider Markets for Trizetto and also had successful roles at McKesson and Broadlane.
Kathy Whittington, Clinical Director. Kathy is a wound care expert with a long track record of success in clinical education and medical affairs at Molnlycke and Kinetic Concepts.
"I am very excited about the team we are building at PolyRemedy," said Cameron McKennitt, President and COO. "We continue to demonstrate successful clinical and economic outcomes for our customers, while assembling a high performance team to launch our commercial business and accelerate growth."
With offices in Concord, MA and San Jose, CA, PolyRemedy, Inc. offers integrated wound management systems designed to extend wound care expertise to the point of care. The HealSmart Personalized Woundcare System (PWS) enables clinicians to document care through easy-to-use, web-based assessment tools, and to order personalized wound dressings, while also providing critical and unprecedented visibility into wound care data. For more information about PolyRemedy, visit www.polyremedy.com.
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