Although WebPT is a physical therapy-focused software organization for practitioners, its leadership wants its focus to be broader. And because of its fixation on giving back to Phoenix, it is this year’s winner of the Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Community Impact Award and No. 25 on the ACE list of the state’s largest private companies.
From in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) platforms and blood glucose monitoring tools to ambulatory systems and clinical wearables, more and more of these medical devices require high-volume, complex consumables to make patient care more effective. The challenge of meeting the demand for this shift is that the development of manufacturing processes for medical device consumables is unique, highly regulated, and exceedingly complex compared to any other market disposable.
WebPT, the nation’s leading rehab therapy software platform, will join forces with Southern California-based Physical Rehabilitation Network (PRN) to support physical rehabilitation clinics in ways that will empower them to achieve their maximum potential. WebPT’s product suite provides a robust end-to-end solution covering the entire rehab therapy business cycle, from billing and managing a practice to delivering quality, evidence-based care.
Greg Caporaso, director of the Center for Applied Microbiome Science, part of the Pathogen and Microbiome Institute at Northern Arizona University, has been awarded a $3.75 million grant by the National Cancer Institute to build software capable of analyzing and archiving data focused on the interplay between the human microbiome (the trillions of microorganisms living in and on the human body) and diverse types of cancer.
The future of health care is transforming in front of our very eyes with advances in digital health-care technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, machine learning, 3D printing, robotics and nanotechnology. The Arizona Technology Council’s 2020 MedTech Conference covered these topics and more, as well as delivered a great lineup of speakers, panels and forward-thinking content.
The Arizona Technology Council’s June 2020 MedTech Roundtable event featured a distinguished panel of experts from AdviNOW Medical, Mediato Technologies and Observe.AI who shared their insight and expertise on how artificial intelligence, one of the world’s highest-growth industries, is revolutionizing modern medicine and patient care. Moderated by Ellen Owens-Karcsay, principal and founder of Karcsay Consulting Group and the MedTech Committee chair, it was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
The Arizona Technology Council held a virtual panel discussion featuring cybersecurity experts Frank Grimmelmann and Anthony Dezilva. Many businesses, organizations and employees are currently adapting to an ever-changing economic outlook in the current business climate. With so much going on, cybersecurity may not top of mind. But it should be a top priority. Moderated by Arizona Technology Council CEO Steve Zylstra, it was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.
The Kudelski Group, the world leader in digital security, and CoreKinect, a leader in scalable hardware design and manufacturing, announced the launch of a joint solution enabling hospitals, government agencies and NGOs to track key assets in the fight against COVID-19, ensuring they arrive where they are needed.
TGen’s work in solving disease outbreaks and building genomic surveillance and detection systems. This work includes designing rapid, highly accurate and cost-effective tests for critical pathogens —such as Valley Fever, MRSA and other hospital superbugs, influenza, tuberculosis — finding and describing new disease pathogens, and detecting outbreaks at the earliest possible timepoints and tracking the evolution of these pathogens.
iTether partners with Pinal County to launch study, State Farm donates $30M to ASU to fuel workforce development program, Grand Canyon University opens incubator with free rent for startups, Scottsdale-based software provider Parchment merges with Credentials Solutions, TGen and Mayo Clinic researchers awarded a federal grant to refine liquid biopsy for cancer patients, and more.