Infonaut: Preventing Hospital Acquired Infections

August 26, 2015


Preventing Hospital Acquired Infections

InfonautThe mission at Infonaut is simple and yet incredibly important. It is saving lives by preventing hospital acquired infections. Hospital acquired infections have touched most of us in some way, shape or form. To put it in perspective, in the Unites States alone, hospital acquired infections kill more people annually than breast cancer and car accidents combined. An astounding statistic.

Hospital acquired infections are a massive, deadly, costly and global problem – and it’s getting worse. Governments are making incredible investments to combat the problem. Hospitals are being penalized for poor performance or receiving financial rewards for greater safety. The company fiercely believes that its timing is impeccable. Infonaut is solving the global challenge of deadly hospital infections through a proprietary real-time surveillance, analytics and behavior improvement platform. They are doing that from their new home in Buffalo, New York. Situated within the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus within the Jacobs Institute, the company is exposed to world leading experts in healthcare and innovation to help advance Infonaut. They have partnerships with leading experts at the University at Buffalo, including its own world-renowned clinical advisors.

As a company, Infonaut is committed to solving this serious and deadly problem called hospital acquired infections and they are driven by the belief that can they can make a difference and save lives.

Who is Infonaut?

Thomas P. Quinn, R.Ph. President and CEO

Tom QuinnTom joined Infonaut as the company’s President, Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board in January, 2015. He brings over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry and has had success in building organizations from idea to commercial success, including the establishment of solid capital foundations. In his new leadership position Tom’s focus will be on accelerating the commercialization of Infonaut’s disease surveillance and infection prevention and control solutions. Tom is a native of Buffalo and resides in the Buffalo area. tquinn

Launch NY has Assisted:

Launch NY has assisted Infonaut in assessing its business model through utilization of the business model canvas and preparation of their pitch deck. Launch NY will be assiting them in their fund raising effort as well.

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