SAN JOSE, California–(BUSINESS THREAD)–VitalConnect®, Inc., a leader in remote and hospital wearable biosensor technology, today announced the appointment of Amy Covert as Chief Financial Officer, effective August 8, 2022. Covert brings more than 20 years of experience to the position, both in public as well as in private companies, mainly within healthcare. She joins VitalConnect from HoverTech International, a medical device company, where she had served as CFO since 2019. At HoverTech, Covert had responsibility for finance and accounting, as well as the operational organization that included manufacturing, sourcing, customer service and logistics. Prior to HoverTech, he held various financial leadership positions at BioTelemetry, Inc., a remote cardiac monitoring company.
Covert received his Master of Business Administration and Certificate in Accounting from Villanova University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and International Business from Pennsylvania State University.
“Amy brings a wealth of experience building high-performing finance teams and driving organizational change to VitalConnect,” said Peter Van Haur, CEO of VitalConnect. “Over the past several years, we have attracted tremendous talent to the leadership team with the common goal of improving physician and patient outcomes. Adding a strong financial leader with Amy’s experience will allow VitalConnect to accelerate our already rapid growth in cardiac monitoring and remote patient management.”
Founded in 2011, VitalConnect has deployed more than 200,000 patches worldwide, including at major acute care centers such as Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Hackensack Medical Center, Northwell Health and John Radcliffe Hospital-Oxford University. The VitalPatch enables real-time remote or in-hospital monitoring, allowing doctors to optimize the delivery of care to their patients.
About VitalConnect, Inc.
VitalConnect is a leader in wearable biosensor technology for wireless patient monitoring in both hospital and remote populations. VitalConnect leverages extensive expertise in biomedical engineering, data analytics, chip design, and mobile and cloud software to create technology that supports decision-making paradigms that achieve better health and economic outcomes. VitalConnect products are designed for use in a wide range of inpatient and outpatient settings, including hospital monitoring, post-discharge care, cardiac monitoring and pharmaceutical solutions. For more information: www.vitalconnect.com.