AirStrip Technologies, Inc., a San Antonio, Texas-based developer of mobile technology that enables access to live and actionable patient data across the care continuum, has received a strategic investment of undisclosed amount from Qualcomm Incorporated, acting through its Qualcomm Life Fund.
Led by CEO Alan Portela, AirStrip provides a platform that allows clinicians to access patient monitoring data such as continuous heart tracings and other waveforms – along with other physiologic parameters such as blood pressure, temperature, oxygen saturation, weight, and pulse – from EMRs, bedside monitors and devices, lab, and other clinical information systems. Physicians, nurses and case managers can view and interact with the information using a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet. The company’s solutions are FDA cleared, compliant with federal patient privacy standards and are CE Mark certified for sale in Europe and elsewhere.
AirStrip recently partnerd with Qualcomm Life, Inc., a Qualcomm wholly owned subsidiary that conducts Qualcomm’s wireless health business, to focus leverage Qualcomm Life’s 2net Hub, a plug-and-play connectivity gateway, to collect home-based medical device data using wireless medical devices with AirStrip’s applications.
The company is also backed by Sequoia Capital.