SAN JOSE, Calif. & ST. PAUL, Minn. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Corventis, Inc., a developer of wearable, wireless technologies for cardiac disease, today announced that it has been selected as a finalist in the Healthcare Delivery, Small & Growing category of the Minnesota High Tech Association’s 2013 Tekne Awards. The Awards recognize the best and brightest in technological innovation, development and commercialization in Minnesota. Recipients of the Tekne awards will be announced at a ceremony to be held Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
In addition to its selection as a finalist for the Tekne Awards, Corventis also provided details on several upcoming fall presentations:
Clinical Presentation at HFSA 2013. Corventis’ AVIVO® Mobile Patient Management (MPM) System will be the subject of a poster presentation today at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America, which is being held at the Peabody Hotel, Orlando, Florida. The poster (#258), “Noninvasive Wireless Bioimpedance Monitoring Tracks Patients with Healthcare Utilization Following Discharge from Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: Results from the ACUTE Pilot Study,” will be presented from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. EDT in the Exhibit Hall. Lead author Max J. Liebo, M.D. of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation will be on hand to answer questions about the research.
Corporate Presentation at AdvaMed 2013. Also today, Corventis President and CEO John Russell will present at AdvaMed 2013, one of the country’s largest medtech meetings. AdvaMed 2013 is being held at Washington DC’s Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and the Corventis presentation begins at 11:25 a.m. EDT in Room 204A.
Focus on Wearable Sensors at 2013 IEEE Sensors. Corventis Vice President of Research, Product Development and Manufacturing Operations Abbi Chavan, Ph.D., will participate in a panel at the IEEE Sensors 2013 Conference on Tuesday, November 5, from 12:30 – 2 p.m. EDT. The IEEE meeting is being held at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore.
“Selection as a Tekne Award finalist is terrific recognition of a very productive year for Corventis and our employees,” said John Russell, Corventis’ president and chief executive officer. “In 2013, we expanded our commercial presence in both developed and emerging markets, enabling Corventis products to reach patients in over 20 countries. We also received five new US patents that underscore the growing strength of our intellectual property portfolio.”
About Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA)
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About Corventis, Inc.
Corventis, Inc. is a pioneer in wearable, wireless technologies for cardiac disease. The company's patient- and physician-friendly technology has helped patients around the world and is designed to enable reliable and timely detection of clinical events without impacting lifestyle. Corventis is funded by prominent venture capital firms, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, Mohr Davidow Ventures, PTV Sciences and DAG Ventures. www.corventis.com