CLEVELAND (August 29, 2023) — Blue Spark Technologies, Inc., a leader in wearable remote patient monitoring solutions, has added Amir Lahav, a clinical leader and established neuroscientist with 20 years of experience to its advisory board. Lahav will join four other industry-leading members to help steer the company to new heights of digital health innovation and success.
“Watching this growing field of digital health, especially in the post-COVID era I’m intrigued by the power of AI-driven technology to enable the detection of various diseases much earlier than is currently possible within the conventional healthcare system,” Lahav says. “Blue Spark offers a cleverly, simple wearable patch solution for continuous temperature monitoring whose potential to improve patient care goes far beyond oncology and infectious diseases. I’m excited to join the advisory board.”
Amir is a technology-driven clinical leader and an established neuroscientist specializing in digital health. His vision is focused on AI-powered clinical data intelligence empowered by digital measures of real-world evidence to enable the discovery of clinical insights otherwise not possible based on traditional health records. Amir has a boundless passion for accelerating therapies and creating a path for better patient experience using digital technology. Working with leading pharmaceutical companies, Amir continues to bring an entrepreneurial zeal to the clinical world through disruptive innovations. Prior to pharma, Amir was a Neurology Faculty and a Professor of Pediatrics. at Harvard Medical School and served as PI on numerous clinical trials.
“As the former Head of Digital Innovation for Rare Diseases at Pfizer and a Harvard Neuroscientist researching brain development and plasticity, Lahav brings a wealth of experience to our advisory board,” said John Gannon, president and CEO, Blue Spark Technologies. “Continuous temperature monitoring detects fevers earlier, transforming today’s vital sign monitoring standards and helping healthcare providers deliver better care using real-time vitals intelligence. Our goal is to make continuous temperature monitoring the new standard of care, especially for patients whose lives depend on it.”
TempTraq is a Bluetooth-enabled patch that monitors patients’ temperature continuously and alerts to temperature rise events in real-time. The comfortable, disposable patch is an FDA and CE Cleared Class II medical device that goes beyond the current standard of care, providing clinicians a quicker, easier, and more effective way to continuously measure temperature in inpatient and outpatient settings.
About Blue Spark Technologies, Inc.
Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Blue Spark Technologies is a leader in developing thin, flexible, wearable remote patient monitoring solutions. Blue Spark Technologies’ latest innovation, TempTraq®, is the only Bluetooth®, wearable temperature monitor in the form of a soft, comfortable patch that continuously, safely, and comfortably, monitors body temperature for up to 72 hours and sends alerts to Apple® or Android™ compatible mobile devices. The company’s TempTraq Connect HIPAA-compliant service supported by the Google Healthcare Cloud Platform allows parents and caregivers to monitor body temperature from anywhere. It also allows direct integration with health care provider electronic health records (EHR) systems and central nursing stations, providing a secure method of storing patient health care data.
For more information, visit https://temptraq.healthcare.
Linda Kelley Healan