FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 20 LifeSync Corporation ispleased to announce the appointment of Mark Phelps, Ph.D., as Senior VicePresident of Research and Development. Dr. Phelps, who will report toPresident and CEO Shelley Hartman, will be responsible for leading all productdesign and development at LifeSync, including building the Company'sTechnology Center at the Georgia Electronic Design Center (GEDC) at theGeorgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
Dr. Phelps comes to LifeSync with over eighteen years experience in thedesign and development of high technology and wireless products for themedical, automotive and defense industries. Dr. Phelps joined LifeSync fromMedtronic, Inc. where he recently led the Electronic Systems Technology aswell as new Therapies and Diagnostics Product Development at theMicroelectronics Center in Tempe, Arizona. Prior to Medtronic, he heldleadership positions at Motorola's Sensor Products Division in Tempe, Arizona,and Texas Instrument's Defense Systems and Electronics Group in Dallas, Texas.Dr. Phelps received B.S. (Summa Cum Laude), M.S. and Ph.D. degrees inelectrical engineering and holds a certification in Materials and ScienceEngineering from the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL.
"I am very excited to have a senior executive of such high caliber jointhe LifeSync team," said Shelley Hartman, Chief Executive Officer andPresident of LifeSync. "Dr. Phelps' extensive background in the developmentof innovative, wireless medical products will accelerate the company'sdelivery of next generation wireless systems."
LifeSync Corporation is a medical device company dedicated to thecontinued development, marketing and sale of The LifeSync(R) Wireless ECGSystem. The LifeSync(R) System is the first wireless electrocardiogram (ECG)data communication system appropriate for use in hospital and outpatientsettings where cardiac ECG and respiration monitoring are required. TheLifeSync System is based on Bluetooth(R) technology and interfaces withexisting patient monitoring equipment to allow healthcare facilities tomonitor patients wirelessly. The system is used with LifeSync DisposableLeadWear(R) products which replace traditional reusable lead wires. TheLifeSync(R) System offers several clinical benefits including increasedaccuracy of patient alarms and decreased risk to patients of hospital acquiredinfections. LifeSync's products and systems are FDA approved and sold tohospitals and stress labs across the United States. LifeSync Corporation isthe sole operating company of GMP Companies, Inc.
For more information call LifeSync Corporation at 1-888-723-3310 or visitour web site at www.LifeSyncCorp.com.
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