Houston entrepreneur Larry Lawson, founder and former CEO/Chairman of eCardio was voted chairman by the board of directors of Decisio Health Friday, July 16.
Decisio Health is a health care software company that helps acute-care provider organizations continually improve their clinical processes. By enhancing real-time and trending patient data with a hospital’s own protocols, health care professionals are able to more easily assess the current state of a patient and more easily adhere to the hospital’s standard to deliver a higher quality of care.
A highly sophisticated but user-friendly “dashboard,” Decisio software is based on technology developed at The University of Texas Health Center (UTHealth). The FDA cleared Decisio’s Clinical Intelligence Platform to perform the function of gathering data from existing hospital monitoring systems and intelligently display the most current and valuable information in one easy-to-view location.
Decisio Health was named as a finalist in the 2015 Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition and the 2016 Seton Healthcare: The Future of Care: Healthcare Innovation Awards.
The Decisio management team boasts keen minds, extraordinary experience and an amazing commitment to success. CEO Bryan Haardt has strong entrepreneurial credibility blending CFO, CIO and COO experience. He is convinced Decisio will succeed.
Haardt said, “The Decisio clinical intelligence platform promises to provide actionable information at the bedside to support care providers in their clinical decisions. In addition, by encouraging greater adherence to standards of care, Decisio facilitates the reduction in variability of care and encourages the creation of a high reliability organization. Decisio Health is truly at the cross roads of where outcomes meet income.
“I am truly grateful and humbled by Mr. Lawson’s willingness to take the helm as chairman. Larry brings a ton of operational excellence in startups and under his leadership I am certain we will excel in achieving our objectives.”
COO Gray Hancock brings C-suite and international business development experience as well.
“Hospitals all over the world will benefit from Decisio’s advanced technology,” Hancock said. “Better, faster and safer information contributes to improved patient care and outcomes.”
“I invested in Decisio Health because I recognized the need for this kind of technology and Decisio’s ability to deliver that technology. I was very impressed with the company on the strength of their management and their zeal for success,” Lawson said, explaining why he accepted the chairman role. “Our short-term goal is to round out our business development and technical support team; long-term goal is to merge our technology with additional technology to form a perfect environment for acquisition.”
Lawson was introduced to Decisio as a mentor in 2015 by former TMCx business development expert and former Decisio intern Lindsay Deneault. He feels he can guide their development with his 40+ years of developing medical devices. The latest startup medical device company Lawson created was eCardio, which in the fall of 2014 was sold to international giant Merck, which plans to take the product and service worldwide.
Do #chemo ports put you at higher risk of infection? Learn the facts from our Dr. Tam Huynh: https://t.co/QwahGUqwCN #endcancer https://t.co/LkQzAX0bko
A new study suggests that women who put in long hours at work may be at risk for diabetes. Read more: https://t.co/A6Watgoe2J.
Citizen science is on the rise, but how does this impact issues like credit, control, and safety? https://t.co/HERKIegZV4 #research
Congratulations, Dr. Jordan, on this well-deserved recognition. Thanks for all you do to #endcancer. https://t.co/Fx7B6YGmlP
RT @ricealumni: #thingsyou_see @RiceUniversity #GoOwls #riceu #campuslife #campustoday https://t.co/Bs7yOkpAdC
U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsVeteransAffairs
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Edward James Kaspar. Edward served during the Cuban Missile Crisis.Edward served as an Air Force carpenter for four years. During the Cuban Missile Crisis, Edward was responsible for guarding a United States Missile Silo.Following his service, Edward contributed to the black box program for United States Intelligence. He now resides in Shepherdsville, Kentucky.Thank you for your service, Edward!
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is @USAirForce Veteran Edward James Kaspar. https://t.co/KPvMzWk7Cu…ard-james-kaspar/
RT @abc13houston: Don't be sidelined by an athletic injury! The experts from @UTHealth will discuss the most common sports injuries and how…
How can you stay healthy as an athlete? Whether you're a professional or a weekend warrior, UTHealth experts will answer your questions about sports injuries this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. CST during a LIVE video chat on the @abc13houston website: https://t.co/N5UU1Jx4pq
What Will Healthcare Delivery Look Like in 2020? https://t.co/3eHxPh3oDK
RT @GlasscockSchool: The Glasscock School's fall catalog has arrived! Explore a rich selection of courses spanning arts, humanities, scienc…
Tiny, radioactive glass beads offer new option for patients with metastatic #colorectalcancer: https://t.co/Vj8tafyBAB #endcancer https://t.co/3SRCV5YCV5
Beyond the Game: Taekwondo helps Army Veteran cope with PTSD https://t.co/B86j6JJq2s via @KATVNews
#RiceUniversity undergrad Constantine Tzouanas develops his leadership skills by making real contributions in areas that matter to him: https://t.co/mV0VVVzkRU https://t.co/i9vbZTMZ6u
RT @MyFitnessPal: We get it: life is busy. But there ARE ways to make your health a priority. https://t.co/e3S1wUBCAL