After 30 years working in the telecommunications industry, Rise Huffman is embarking on a new professional journey: Entrepreneurship.
Huffman’s company, IT services firm StratoCumulus Technologies, is developing Integrated Remote Testing (IRT) — a tech-enabled device that allows responders and care providers to view a patient’s electronic medical record at the touch of a button.
Huffman said IRT was inspired by her husband’s lung transplant. The first six months of his recovery involved daily trips to the lab, recurring visits from home health aides and daily calls with transplant providers. And if she needed to dial 911 for her husband, how could emergency responders get an up-to-date copy of his medical history to ensure safe care?
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Story excerpt provided by Dayton Inno.
Written by Jacob Fisher.
Originally published October 7, 2021.