AirStrip and Alere Announce Partnership
AirStrip Technologies™ Inc., a pioneer in mobile medical software development, has announced a new collaboration with Alere Health, LLC (a division of Alere Inc. NYSE: ALR) and the Alere® Women's & Children's Health Division.
Alere, the largest U.S. provider of specialized health management services, will begin offering AirStrip OB™ to its healthcare provider client base through a marketing agreement.
The AirStrip OB solution transmits vital patient waveform data in virtual real time directly from the hospital labor and delivery unit to a doctor's mobile wireless device.
"AirStrip Technologies is moving its innovative remote patient monitoring solutions into the home health arena to monitor multiple clinical scenarios," said AirStrip Technologies Chief Sales Officer Bruce Brandes. "The AirStrip-Alere agreement delivers a partnership to the market that combines great technology with great experience."
"AirStrip OB, coupled with Alere's home nursing network, makes a perfect fit for building on our industry-leading homecare obstetric services," said Gregg Raybuck, president of Alere WCH. "Alere supported more than 225,000 pregnancies in 2009. Our collaboration with AirStrip empowers us to expand into new areas of in-patient and homecare management."