Santa Barbara, CA, June 21, 2010 - InTouch Technologies, Inc® (d.b.a. InTouch Health®) announced today that Paul Evans has joined the company as General Counsel. Mr. Evans brings extensive experience in intellectual property, licensing, corporate governance and corporate transactions including M&A activities, having previously served as general counsel in private and public companies.
Mr. Evans was previously General Counsel and Vice President of Business Development at Specialized Health Products International (SHPI), where he helped transition the company from a development stage enterprise to a profitable, publically traded operating company prior to the company's acquisition by C.R. Bard. Evans managed SHPI's extensive portfolio of over 400 issued and pending patents worldwide and led the patent strategy and negotiations culminating in a franchise with 58% of the U.S. market share in its category.
“Paul joins our team at a critical time as we look towards the public markets,” commented Dr. Yulun Wang, Chairman and CEO of InTouch Technologies. “He will also be integral in developing and managing strategies that continue to grow and protect our intellectual property portfolio. We welcome Paul to our team and look forward to his contributions to strengthen our position in key strategic markets.”
Mr. Evans added, “I look forward to joining InTouch at this very important time of growth by complementing the existing management team with legal and intellectual property expertise. It is truly exciting to be part of an organization that is transforming how health care is delivered.”
About InTouch Health
InTouch Health provides comprehensive telemedicine solutions that enable physicians to perform real-time consults with hospital patients. Through a single interface, physicians can access a host of FDA-cleared Remote Presence devices to provide and document care into emergency rooms, critical care units, patient wards and operating rooms. Wherever access to medical expertise is limited, InTouch Health's Remote Presence telemedicine solutions can effectively extend the physician's reach to manage patient care, thereby removing critical time and distance barriers.
The Company has more than 300 hospital locations on six continents using Remote Presence to deliver specialty care services such as stroke, cardiology, trauma, pediatrics, neonatology, behavioral health, translation services, critical care coverage, patient rounds, clinical education and surgical/procedure mentoring.
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