MINNEAPOLIS, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonin Medical, Inc., the inventor of finger pulse oximetry and a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring, today announced that Mark VanderWerf, Nonin's Vice President of eHealth, has been elected to the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) College of Fellows. Election to the College is a high honor that recognizes significant achievements in telemedicine, in addition to service to the ATA and the general telemedicine community. Nonin Medical made the announcement at the ATA 16th Annual Meeting and Exposition in Tampa, Florida, where the company is demonstrating its eHealth solutions at Booth 306.
"I am honored to be elected to the ATA College of Fellows," VanderWerf said. "ATA is the leading international organization promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies to improve healthcare quality, equity and affordability throughout the world," said VanderWerf. "I am excited to be in a position to help the association achieve these goals." The ATA annually elects less than one percent of its current membership as new Fellows. Fellows are appointed to a life-time term.
VanderWerf is a globally recognized speaker, author and thought leader in the telehealth space. A 19-year industry veteran, he is the founder of AMD Global Telemedicine, Inc., the world's leading supplier of medical devices for telemedicine. VanderWerf is a former board member of the ATA and a founding board member of the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth. As Vice President of eHealth for Nonin Medical, VanderWerf is responsible for defining new product and market opportunities while educating customers about the benefits of pulse oximetry for chronic disease management and the advantages of using Nonin eHealth solutions, in particular.
New Nonin Medical Technologies Showcased at ATA booth #306
Nonin Medical will demonstrate its Bluetooth®-enabled and Continua and Microsoft® HealthVault-certified remote monitoring products at ATA booth #306, Monday, May 2, and Tuesday, May 3, during exhibitor hours. Visitors can also see Nonin Medical's new low powerXpod®, Model 3012LP, external pulse oximeter for OEM customers and the new Wrist-Ox2 Model 3150 wrist-worn pulse oximeter for ambulatory and sleep studies. In addition, Nonin Medical will demonstrate the world's first end-to-end health solution (enabled by Continua-certified interoperability), where visitors can learn how data from consumer health devices can be securely transmitted to hospitals, medical offices, social media and patient information systems for a complete healthcare management tool.
About Nonin Medical, Inc.
Nonin Medical, Inc. invented finger pulse oximetry and specializes in the design and manufacturing of noninvasive physiological monitoring solutions. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. with an additional distribution and service center in Hudiksvall, Sweden, Nonin distributes its pulse and cerebral oximeters, capnographs, sensors and software to health professionals and consumers in more than 125 countries and has more than 100 OEM partners worldwide.
Nonin Medical's vision of remote monitoring focuses on how to provide cost-effective, accurate physiological data exchanges with no proprietary boundaries. As an ATA Sustaining President's Circle Member and founding member of the Continua Health Alliance, Nonin Medical is dedicated to developing low power, interoperable technology to reduce healthcare costs and improve quality of life. Since certifying the world's first Continua-Certified product in 2009, the company continues to drive global connectivity standards and add interoperable solutions across its product line. For more information, visit www.nonin.com/ehealth.
American Telemedicine Association (ATA) 2011
Nonin Medical Booth 306
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