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At a Glance
Leaf Healthcare creates wireless patient monitoring solutions for health care providers who are seeking more efficient and cost effective ways to improve patient safety and clinical outcomes.
Management Team
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Management Team
Barrett Larson, MD
Barrett Larson, MD
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Barrett Larson is a physician-entrepreneur passionate about developing new technologies that improve patient care and reduce healthcare costs. He earned his medical degree from Stanford University and stayed there to do his residency training in anesthesiology. Barrett is the director of the Stanford Anesthesia Innovation Lab (SAIL) and the recipient of numerous medical technology innovation awards. He started Leaf Healthcare after discovering an enormous opportunity for wearables to transform the care of hospitalized patients. By operating at the interface between clinical medicine, academics, and industry, Barrett is able to facilitate the rapid commercialization of innovative medical technologies.
Mark Weckwerth, PhD
Mark Weckwerth, PhD
Director and Chief Operating Officer
Mark Weckwerth has proven successful in growing high-tech start-up companies into successful businesses. He excels in building organizations and leading teams ideally suited for the development, manufacture, and sales of FDA regulated medical devices. His track record includes helping lead two previous start-up medical device companies grow from $0 to greater than $50M in annual revenue. Mark studied electrical engineering and received a bachelor's degree with high honors from the University of Minnesota, and a master's degree and doctorate from Stanford University. Mark is an accomplished leader, proficient engineer, and creative innovator who thrives on interactive, collaborative work environments.
Mark Smith
Mark Smith
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Mark Smith has held sales, marketing and business development positions in the medical device industry for over 25 years for start-up, mid-sized and fortune 100 companies. Product areas of focus have been physiological patient monitoring and cardiac defibrillation, telemedicine and advanced wound care. Mark has proven expertise in areas of business development, strategic partnerships, direct and distribution sales force development, training and management, strategic planning, new product requirement development, marketing, brand development and the pioneering of new products into healthcare markets. Mark has earned both BS and MBA degrees from the University of Oregon.
Annemari Cooley
Annemari Cooley
Vice President, Market Development
Annemari Cooley has a track record in global medical device marketing, business development and market development that spans more than15 years with companies such as GE Healthcare, Welch Allyn and Covidien. She has successfully launched new products, developed value propositions for new markets and managed strategic account portfolios worth tens of millions of dollars and with double digit revenue growth. Annemari has earned a Master of Arts degree from the University of Heidelberg in Germany and an MBA from the University of Oregon.
Scott Hintergardt
Scott Hintergardt
Vice President, Sales
Scott Hintergardt is a healthcare industry veteran with a 20+ year track record of leading sales teams, executing growth strategies, and delivering results. Scott is an experienced leader with expertise in sales force development, strategic account development, and customer relationship management. Prior to joining Leaf, Scott was Vice President of Sales for Philips, where he was responsible for leading a team selling healthcare imaging and informatics technology products. Prior to that, Scott held sales and leaderships positions of increasing responsibility at Siemens and Picker International. Scott earned his Bachelor's degree from California State University, Chico.
Daniel Shen
Daniel Shen
Co-Founder
Daniel is a healthcare entrepreneur who has focused on targeting large underserved patient needs with solutions that improve outcomes for patients and the healthcare system as a whole. He combines his training in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT, medicine at Stanford, and consumer product design and development experience from the MIT Media Lab to help understand in depth the needs and wishes of patients as well and how to create and develop elegant technical solutions to address them.
First Innovation
Leaf's first product, the Leaf Patient Monitoring System wirelessly monitors a patient's position, movement and activity to automate and document the management of prescribed mobility protocols for patients at risk of immobility related Hospital Acquired Conditions. The system is comprised of a lightweight, wireless, wearable Patient Sensor, a plug and play secure wireless network of antennas, and proprietary software that manages data, displays patient status, and provides necessary care alerts at a nurse's station or on mobile devices.
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At Leaf Healthcare, we focus on developing solutions that decrease healthcare costs and improve patient outcomes. We are currently working to broaden existing product features and capabilities, and develop innovative new technologies that enable more efficient and effective patient care. Our doors are always open to collaborations and partnerships.