Pittsburgh, PA, November 8, 2007 — Health Monitoring Systems (HMS) said today that it has appointed Dr. Aaron Cois as senior analyst, technical staff.
Dr. Cois, who has a doctorate in bioengineering, signals and imaging concentration, will focus on further development of algorithms and the underlying technology that enable HMS to generate and deliver timely, comprehensive analysis of the healthcare data the company collects from hospitals and other healthcare providers.
“We’re excited to welcome Aaron to our company,” said Kevin Hutchison, HMS president and CEO. “His in‐depth knowledge will be an asset as we continue to pursue innovations to expand the knowledge and insight we can bring to bear in protecting public health and safety.”
Cois received his graduate and undergraduate degrees at the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to his doctorate, he received both a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, and also earned an additional Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering. Cois also did additional work at Imperial College, London.
Cois’ academic research focus included work on medical image analysis, and he participated in
collaborative research projects with Carnegie Mellon University, Children’s Hospital, Boston and the
About Health Monitoring Systems, Inc.
HMS (http://www.hmsinc.com) is a privately held company specializing in healthcare data analysis. The company processes and analyzes health‐related data in real time via a Software‐as‐a‐Service (SaaS) approach. Using this approach, HMS enables clients to increase their understanding of regional health conditions, improve quality and efficiency, and ensure regulatory compliance.
The company’s EpiCenter™ system is a first of its kind community health surveillance system for public health. HMS also offers Mergence™, an open source healthcare data integration engine. Using these products, HMS collects and analyzes data from more than 300 healthcare facilities across the country.
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