Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 21, 2017
Vein911® Vein Treatment Centers announced today that their Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director, Chris Pittman, M.D., accepted an appointment to the Scientific Advisory Board of Tactile Medical. Tactile Medical is a leader in developing and marketing advanced at-home therapy devices that treat lymphedema and chronic venous insufficiency.
“Venous and lymphatic disorders affect 1 in 3 Americans. And Tactile Medical is improving the lives of Americans suffering chronic leg swelling due to venous and lymphatic disorders with their market leading at-home therapy devices,” said Dr. Chris Pittman, Medical Director and CEO of Vein911®. “I am extremely pleased to be asked by Tactile Medical to help grow public awareness and advance the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency and lymphedema.”
The Scientific Advisory Board consists of top international medical experts who assist the company in clinical development strategy, strategic guidance on operating plans, and strategic drivers for reimbursement and sales/marketing activities. Tactile Medical selected Dr. Pittman due to his vascular medicine expertise, his diverse and unique health care background, and his reputation for innovation among the national venous and lymphatic medicine community.
Dr. Chris Pittman is a minimally invasive surgeon who is triple board-certified in Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, and Diagnostic Radiology. His diverse background includes:
- Board of Directors, American College of Phlebology (ACP); Executive Committee Member, ACP Foundation; American Medical Association Alternate Delegate representing the ACP; Member, ACP Health Policy Committee
- Immediate Past President, Florida Medical Association (FMA) Political Action Committee; Past Chair, FMA Advisory Group on Health Information Technology; Member, both FMA Councils on Legislation and Medical Economics and Health Care Delivery Innovation
- Past President, Hillsborough County Medical Association; Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
Vein911® is a leading care provider for venous and lymphatic disorders that lead to life-style limiting symptoms, leg swelling, impaired mobility, and leg ulcers in our aging population. Our vein treatment centers focus on world class outcomes and a world class patient experience using state-of-the-art technology within comfortable surroundings. Our treatments are exclusively non-surgical including Endovenous Laser Therapy and Ultrasound-Guided Foam Sclerotherapy, a high value treatment of the future available today at Vein911®. Vein911® is the venous and lymphatic treatment center of choice for physicians and their patients who are suffering from venous and lymphatic disorders. Our vein treatment centers are conveniently located throughout the Tampa Bay area and are led by board-certified physicians.
About Tactile Medical
Tactile Medical, headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is a leader in developing and marketing at-home therapy devices that treat lymphedema and chronic venous insufficiency. Our mission is to help people suffering from chronic diseases live better and care for themselves at home. Our unique offering includes advanced, clinically proven pneumatic compression devices, as well as continuity of care services provided by a national network of product specialists and trainers, reimbursement experts, patient advocates, and clinical staff. This combination of products and services ensures that tens of thousands of patients annually receive the at-home treatment necessary to better manage their chronic conditions. Tactile Medical takes pride in the fact that our solutions help increase clinical efficacy, reduce overall healthcare costs and improve the quality of life for patients with chronic conditions.
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