MALVERN, Pa., May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioTelemetry (NASDAQ:BEAT), the leading remote medical technology company focused on the delivery of health information to improve quality of life and reduce cost of care, today announced that Joseph H. Capper, President and CEO, has been awarded the 2019 Healthcare CEO of the Year Award by the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies, or PACT.
The Healthcare CEO of the Year Award recognizes leaders for their management accomplishments and philosophy, including the communication of a vision and goals as achieved by the company. Leadership and impact in the industry and/or market, ability to attract and retain talented resources, financial accomplishments, strategy for continued success as well as community and industry involvement are also considered. Extra consideration is given to leaders who have contributed more broadly to the strengthening and promotion of the life sciences industry in the region.
“Each day we work with our customers and business partners to make a difference in the lives of our patients and communities,” said Joseph H. Capper, President and CEO of BioTelemetry. “Receiving this award on behalf of our team is an honor and a direct reflection of our passion for connecting people to solutions that save lives. It is a celebration of our work together.”
BioTelemetry is advancing health by providing best-in-class technology and services that enable healthcare providers to monitor and diagnose patients and clinical research subjects in a more efficient, accurate and cost-effective manner. Today, BioTelemetry processes over four billion heartbeats per day, monitors over one million patients each year, supports some of the largest clinical trials and is pioneering patient-care monitoring by connecting people with their care teams. It is one of the largest, fastest growing and most profitable connected health companies in the market.
Capper joined BioTelemetry in 2010 as President and CEO. He is also involved with CEOs Against Cancer, American Heart Association, Heart Rhythm Society and Giving it Back to Kids.
BioTelemetry, Inc. is the leading remote medical technology company focused on delivery of health information to improve quality of life and reduce cost of care. We provide remote cardiac monitoring, remote blood glucose monitoring, centralized core lab services for clinical trials and original equipment manufacturing that serves both healthcare and clinical research customers. More information can be found at www.gobio.com.
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