QUÉBEC CITY, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - The board of directors of TSO3 Inc. (TSX: TOS), an innovator in sterilization technology for medical devices in healthcare settings, has appointed Dr. Linda Rosenstock and Mr. Jeffrey Pompeo as additional members to the Company's board of directors.
Dr. Rosenstock is a well-recognized physician executive in academia and government, with broad experience in clinical care, health care delivery, population health, research and health and regulatory policy. She is Dean Emeritus, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and is currently Professor of Health Policy and Management, Environmental Health Sciences and Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Rosenstock is the former Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and serves on a number of publicly traded and private corporate and non-profit boards of directors in the medical field. She received her M.D. and M.P.H. from The Johns Hopkins University and is a recipient of the Presidential Distinguished Executive Rank Award, the highest executive service award in the US Government.
Mr. Pompeo brings over 25 years of experience in high-growth medical device and technology companies. He has lead several technology-driven businesses from inception through commercialization, and is well versed in strategic planning, business development, operational execution, and regulatory strategies in the United States and globally. Mr. Pompeo is currently President & CEO of CareTaker Medical Corporation, a privately held wireless patient monitoring medical device company headquartered in the United States, and has served in senior executive and board director positions in numerous multinational organizations. He holds a Computer Information Systems degree from James Madison University and an M.B.A. from Virginia Tech's Pamplin College of Business.
"We are pleased to welcome both Dr. Rosenstock and Mr. Pompeo, two exceptionally experienced professionals, to our Board of Directors," said TSO3 Chairman, Germain Carriѐre. "These appointments add significant and relevant US medical practice, regulatory and business development skills to our independent board."
About the STERIZONE® VP4 Sterilizer
The STERIZONE® VP4 Sterilizer is a low-temperature sterilization system that utilizes the dual-sterilants of vaporized hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and ozone (O3) to achieve terminal sterilization of heat and moisture sensitive medical devices. Its single pre-programmed cycle can sterilize a large number and wide range of compatible devices, creating a cost-effective sterilization process with error free cycle selection. The device's unique Dynamic Sterilant Delivery System™ automatically adjusts the quantity of injected sterilant based on the load composition, weight and temperature. This capability removes the guesswork and potential for human error, as there is no need to sort instruments and choose the appropriate cycles as with other machines.
The STERIZONE® VP4 Sterilizer is the only terminal sterilization method that is FDA cleared to sterilize multi-channeled flexible endoscopes (with a maximum of four channels) of up to 3.5 meters in length, such as video colonoscopes and gastroscopes - an industry first for any medical device sterilization process.
The STERIZONE® VP4 Sterilizer is also the only cleared low temperature sterilizer that can process a mixed load consisting of general instruments, single channel flexible endoscopes, and single or double channel rigid endoscopes in the same cycle with load weights of up to 75 lb. The ability to run mixed loads significantly reduces labor costs by minimizing the amount of instrument sorting required, while maximizing the device turns (more productivity from increased throughput capacity).
More information about the STERIZONE® VP4 Sterilizer is available through TSO3's website, under the Products section at http://www.tso3.com/en/products/sterizone-vp4/.
Founded in 1998, TSO3's activities encompass the sale, production, maintenance, research, development and licensing of sterilization processes, related consumable supplies and accessories for heat-sensitive medical devices. The Company designs products for sterile processing areas in the hospital environment that offer an advantageous replacement solution to other low temperature sterilization processes currently used in hospitals. TSO3 also offers services related to the maintenance of sterilization equipment and compatibility testing of medical devices with such processes.
For more information about TSO3, visit the Company's web site at www.tso3.com.
The statements in this release and oral statements made by representatives of TSO3 relating to matters that are not historical facts (including, without limitation, those regarding the timing or outcome of TSO3's sales, business or operations) are forward-looking statements that involve certain risks, uncertainties and hypotheses, including, but not limited to, the ability of the Company to obtain the required regulatory clearance to market its products on a worldwide basis; general business and economic conditions, the condition of the financial markets, the ability of TSO3 to obtain financing on favourable terms and other risks and uncertainties.
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SOURCE TSO3 Inc.