EarlySense has been selected as the winner of the “Best MedTech Startup” award by MedTech Breakthrough. This recognition follows EarlySense’s receipt of the MedTech Breakthrough Healthcare Analytics Innovation Award in 2018.

The MedTech Breakthrough Awards recognize leading companies, platforms and products in a range of health and medical technology categories. This year’s program attracted more than 3,500 nominations from around the world, with winners from including Johnson & Johnson, FitBit, HP, Humana, Abbott and other leading companies in the medical technology and digital health industry.

“The proven benefits of EarlySense’s continuous patient monitoring platform are driving rapid market adoption, resulting in impressive company growth. Congratulations EarlySense on receiving our marquee 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Award,” says James Johnson, managing director of MedTech Breakthrough, in a media release.

“EarlySense is honored to be named the Best MedTech Startup, an award which demonstrates recognition of the value our technology and solutions bring to the global healthcare community,” notes Matt Johnson, CEO of EarlySense.

EarlySense’s contact-free sensor is designed to continuously monitor heart rate, respiratory rate, and movement without touching the patient. The technology is used in hospitals, skilled nursing homes and rehab facilities to aid in early detection of potential adverse events, such as patient falls, prevention of pressure ulcers, and patient deterioration.

[Source(s): EarlySense, PR Newswire]