Summary: CoActiv Medical announced that Ed Heere, president, CEO and founder of the company, passed away of cancer on May 16, 2013.
May 31, 2013 - CoActiv Medical (Ridgefield, CT) announced that Ed Heere,
president, CEO and founder of the company, passed away of cancer on May 16, 2013.
At the helm of the
rapidly growing picture archive and communications systems (PACS) and medical image management and archiving company, Ed
Heere helped push the boundaries of technology. In the process, he proved
that small companies could become true leaders in their field and helped to
bring leading edge imaging capabilities to medical facilities of every size for
the benefit of patient care.
Always in the
forefront of the industry, CoActiv realized many innovations under Ed’s
leadership The company was among the first to offer a true open-standards
web-based PACS, cloud-based offsite archiving and to utilize these technologies
to provide anytime, anywhere image viewing well before it became the
norm. CoActiv was also an innovator in its support of viewing and storage
of new imaging modalities as they were introduced. More recently, the
company was one of the first to enable image communication on mobile
devices, a capability just now entering the mainstream.
company leadership intends to maintain Ed’s vision and dedication to
advanced technology as the company continues to expand. Ed removed himself from
the management of CoActiv’s day to day operations some time ago. Many of
these responsibilities were assumed by Frank Baker, General Manager for CoActiv
who will maintain this leadership role.
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