FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeSync Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Phelps, Ph.D., as Senior Vice President of Research and Development. Dr. Phelps, who will report to President and CEO Shelley Hartman, will be responsible for leading all product design and development at LifeSync, including building the Company's Technology Center at the Georgia Electronic Design Center (GEDC) at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
Dr. Phelps comes to LifeSync with over eighteen years experience in the design and development of high technology and wireless products for the medical, automotive and defense industries. Dr. Phelps joined LifeSync from Medtronic, Inc. where he recently led the Electronic Systems Technology as well as new Therapies and Diagnostics Product Development at the Microelectronics Center in Tempe, Arizona. Prior to Medtronic, he held leadership 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 in electrical engineering and holds a certification in Materials and Science Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL.
"I am very excited to have a senior executive of such high caliber join the LifeSync team," said Shelley Hartman, Chief Executive Officer and President of LifeSync. "Dr. Phelps' extensive background in the development of innovative, wireless medical products will accelerate the company's delivery of next generation wireless systems."
LifeSync Corporation is a medical device company dedicated to the continued development, marketing and sale of The LifeSync(R) Wireless ECG System. The LifeSync(R) System is the first wireless electrocardiogram (ECG) data communication system appropriate for use in hospital and outpatient settings where cardiac ECG and respiration monitoring are required. The LifeSync System is based on Bluetooth(R) technology and interfaces with existing patient monitoring equipment to allow healthcare facilities to monitor patients wirelessly. The system is used with LifeSync Disposable LeadWear(R) products which replace traditional reusable lead wires. The LifeSync(R) System offers several clinical benefits including increased accuracy of patient alarms and decreased risk to patients of hospital acquired infections. LifeSync's products and systems are FDA approved and sold to hospitals and stress labs across the United States. LifeSync Corporation is the sole operating company of GMP Companies, Inc.
For more information call LifeSync Corporation at 1-888-723-3310 or visit our web site at http://www.LifeSyncCorp.com.
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