Excellence in Healthcare Innovation Recognized by Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, honored healthcare companies for demonstrating leadership and innovation Thursday, November 19, 2009 at the Excellence in Healthcare Innovation Awards Banquet held in San Antonio, Texas.

The Healthcare Innovation Awards are given to companies that have made a significant contribution to the delivery and management of healthcare. Such companies have shown success at meeting the needs of patients and other stakeholders in the healthcare industry by pioneering products, practices, technology, and ideas.

Ann McCaughan, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Noninvasive Medical Technologies, received the 2009 North American Lifetime Achievement Award for Remote Patient Monitoring. Widely acknowledged as one of the leading experts in cardiac home care, McCaughan's pioneering vision and efforts in the industry have led to a number of commercially successful and novel healthcare monitoring products.

Public relations and marketing firm Padilla Speer Beardsley sponsored the event.

Awarded companies and individuals included:

AMICAS - 2009 North American Imaging Informatics Growth Leadership Award

Ann McCaughan - 2009 North American Remote Patient Monitoring Lifetime Achievement Award

Agile Therapeutics - 2009 North American Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology Healthcare Innovation of the Year Award

Aphios Corporation - 2009 North American Enhanced Nanodrug Therapeutics Systems Excellence in Healthcare Technology Innovation of the Year Award

CureDM - 2009 North American Diabetes Mellitus Therapeutics Product Innovation of the Year Award

EMSystems - 2009 North American Emergency Patient Tracking Product Line Strategy of the Year Award

Fovia, Inc. - 2009 North American Interactive Advanced Visualization Platforms Technology Innovation of the Year Award

Fisher BioServices -2009 North American Biorepository Market Penetration Leadership Award

INFINITT North America - 2009 North American Imaging Informatics Customer Value Enhancement Award

IntelligentMDX - 2009 North American Clinical Diagnostics for Molecular Diagnostics Healthcare Innovation of the Year Award

Intelerad Medical Systems - 2009 North American Medical Imaging Workflow Solutions Healthcare Innovation

LONZA - 2009 Global Transfection Technology Leadership of the Year Award

MCS Medical Compression Systems - 2009 North American Compression Therapy Product Differentiation Innovation of the Year Award

Rxi Pharmaceuticals - 2009 North American RNAi Therapeutics Design & Delivery Technology Innovation of the Year Award

TeleVital - 2009 Indian Telemedicine Company of the Year

ZOLL Medical - 2009 North American Critical Care Patient Monitoring Healthcare Innovation

Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry.

For further information on the Awards Banquet or recipients, or for digital photos, please contact Jake Wengroff, [email protected].

About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, partners with clients to accelerate their growth. The company's TEAM Research, Growth Consulting and Growth Team Membership empower clients to create a growth-focused culture that generates, evaluates and implements effective growth strategies. Frost & Sullivan employs over 45 years of experience in partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the investment community from more than 30 offices on six continents. For more information about Frost & Sullivan's Growth Partnerships, visit http://www.awards.frost.com

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