What if your personal tech had the power to help you lead a longer richer life instead of just connecting you to pictures and stories from friends?
iBeat, a wearable technology startup launched by Practice Fusion founder Ryan Howard and a team of Practice Fusion veterans intends to do exactly that, with a mission to empower people with the freedom to be fearless, explore and live longer, fuller lives.
The idea to start iBeat came after a childhood friend of Howard’s, Marc Duntley, suddenly passed away in his sleep. He was only 40 years old. Howard took this as his cue to start a company that, like Practice Fusion, helps save lives, but in a more personal manner – by speeding the delivery of care.
“Over the past decade building the largest cloud-based physician-patient platform in the U.S., I’m applying many of my learnings, including incorporating the DNA that established our award-winning culture and product, as well as reconciling many of the mistakes I made at Practice Fusion,” said Ryan Howard, founder and CEO of iBeat. “We’re incredibly excited to be bringing a Wearable-as-a-Service to market that we believe will be massively impactful to the community and will also have the potential to save [Read more…]