Technology Awards Celebrate San Diego’s Elite Companies on October 22
October 21, 2010 – San Diego, CA — Entra Health Systems, an international applied healthcare technology company announced its selection as a finalist in the Medical Device category for TechAmerica San Diego’s 17th Annual High Tech Awards. The nomination was received for the company’s MyGlucoHealth Wireless diabetes management and monitoring technology. Winners in the TechAmerica competition will be honored on October 22 at the Hyatt Aventine in La Jolla, Cali- fornia.
“MyGlucoHealth is making a name for itself around the world by bringing a connected care model to diabetes management,” said Richard Strobridge, CEO of Entra Health. “We are in the midst of a ‘Perfect Storm’ where healthcare reform meets technology and innovation. MyGlucoHealth brings one of the very few true mHealth solutions that improves clinical outcomes, while at the same time reduc- ing costs to patients, payers and clinicians. We believe that within the next few years there will be dozens of device-based monitoring solutions, like MyGluco- Health, that communicate through your mobile phone to help patients stay on top of their daily condition and maintain better health.”
“TechAmerica is excited to recognize companies that have excelled in their fields and have made contributions to drive the industry forward,” said Kevin Car- roll, regional vice president of TechAmerica San Diego. “As in the past, we will have a very difficult time selecting winners in each category due to the successes each company has experienced.”
For TechAmerica San Diego’s Awards, local technology firms submitted nomina- tions for their technological or business innovation. The competition includes 10 categories: Medical Device Technology/Instrumentation; Internet/Web Commerce; Computers and Related Products; Communications Products and Services; Clean Technology; Defense/IT Service; Semiconductor, Industrial and Analytical Instru- mentation; and Outstanding Emerging Growth.
The 2010 TechAmerica High Tech Awards are sponsored by Barney & Barney, CBRE, Deloitte, Formula, Procopio, Silicon Valley Bank, SMS Technologies, TLC Staffing, and United Healthcare.