Respiratory Healthcare Software Leader Expands Product Team to Support Faster Growth

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 General News
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Somnoware has expanded its product team to support and further accelerate its continued market expansion through the use of workflow automation and artificial intelligence machine learning for sleep health management.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Somnoware, a leading provider of digital health technology, announces

key expansion of its product leadership team. Specifically, Somnoware has hired Dr. Matthew Pretzer as Head of Product, and Luiz Faraoni as Senior UX/UI Designer. Matthew is a visionary product leader who has been hired to spearhead the development of the next generation of the Somnoware platform. Luiz is an expert in creating designs that affect the perception of the entire brand and customer experience.

As the leading respiratory healthcare management software provider in the industry, Somnoware is generating strong interest among sleep physicians and administrators. The company expects this interest to grow further resulting in strong growth opportunities in the years ahead. As test labs and healthcare systems continue to allocate higher percentages of their budgets to improve diagnosis testing and patient management, Somnoware is investing in its product team.

"As healthcare systems increasingly look to the cloud for digital transformation, Matt and Luiz's unique perspective and expertise will help ensure Somnoware is offering best-in-class solutions to meet their needs," said Subath Kamalasan. "This has been an incredible year of transformation at Somnoware, and I have no doubt given Matt and Luiz's deep knowledge of scaling processes across product management teams, they will help us continue to advance our product lines and deliver outstanding experiences for physicians and clinicians."

About Matthew Pretzer Dr. Matthew J. Pretzer is a University of California San Francisco trained physician and Stanford undergrad turned software executive who is passionate about improving healthcare through technology. He methodically grows businesses by setting grounded strategies and then executing against them by building great products and experiences, hiring and mentoring talent and measuring then adjusting to achieve results. Dr. Pretzer's areas of expertise include setting vision and strategy, software as a service (SaaS) and mobile product management, general management, business development, understanding customers, making complex simple, opportunity assessment, agile development, presentation writing, channel development, contract negotiations, due diligence, quantitative analysis, rolling up his sleeves to do work, LeanStartUp, and Design4Delight.

About Luiz Faraoni Luiz Antonio Faraoni is a UI/UX designer who has experienced the gradual maturation of UX over the past 20 years. He has moved from the idea that designers simply create usable components and product designs to understanding that his work affects the perception of the entire brand and customer experiences, delivering beyond that a product that makes sense. As a designer of today, his role is to understand, design and deliver products that matter to users, through a clear conversation channel with them and his team, with validation cycles and empathy to oversee user expectations and wishes, using clean visual elements and human-centered lenses to design a bond between users and business goals, delivering meaningful experiences, saving time and money. His current challenge is to study the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) and how it affects our daily tasks and our future with a human-centered lens, to guide machines for a great future and a better world.

Somnoware offers the industry's leading respiratory healthcare management platform that integrates with over 150 software systems and devices. The platform is currently used by one in five pulmonologists in the United States. Physicians get instant access to diagnostic test data, e-signature capability, one-click DME ordering, PAP compliance data, and the ability to conduct end-to-end patient care management. Diagnostic test centers can automate their complete workflow including scheduling at multiple centers, inventory management, automated reporting, therapy ordering, and accreditation. Using Somnoware, customers are able to reduce time to diagnosis by up to 80% resulting in significant reduction in cost of care and increased provider capacity.

To learn more about Somnoware, please contact media(at)Somnoware(dot)com.

About Somnoware Somnoware is transforming respiratory healthcare by reducing cost and improving care management. Our cloud-based software enables care providers to estimate population risk, automate diagnosis workflow, better manage chronic care, and optimize patient outcomes. We provide unique insights by driving interoperability and applying patented artificial intelligence algorithms to patient data integrated from hundreds of sources. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, our customer base includes leading healthcare systems, accountable care organizations, independent test labs, and service companies. For more information, please visit or follow us on twitter @somnoware.


SOURCE Somnoware Healthcare Systems

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