SAINT PAUL, Minn., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMedix™, a health IT company focused on improving lives through integrated medical devices and software, announces the appointment of John Martin, MD, FACS, as Medical Director. A respected researcher and author, Dr. Martin is one of the only board certified Vascular Surgeons in the nation who is also the CEO of a major cardiology practice. Under Dr. Martin's leadership as Medical Director of Heart and Vascular Services and Director of Surgical Quality, Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has become a nationally recognized facility for the treatment of vascular disease. Dr. Martin has made a formidable contribution to our nation's preventive healthcare movement and will draw from his extensive expertise to provide leadership and guidance for BioMedix™ company initiatives.
"BioMedix™ continues to make a difference with its innovative products—BioMedix™ technology offers a platform for providers to collaborate to find and treat more patients with vascular disease," said Dr. Martin, "I am excited to join an organization that has long been dedicated to promoting early detection and prevention of cardiovascular events."
Joining the Anne Arundel Medical Center medical staff in 1999, Dr. Martin has served on various hospital committees, including the Strategic Planning Committee of the Board of Trustees. Dr. Martin has developed training, education and multiple research initiatives for AAMC, as well as a dedicated vascular patient unit. In 2000, he co-founded the Dare to C.A.R.E. Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to informing the community about the threat and treatment of cardiovascular disease, providing free cardiovascular screenings to more than 30,000 individuals to date.
"The clinical experience and knowledge of vascular health that Dr. Martin brings to BioMedix™ will strengthen our continuing mission of advancing technology-enabled collaborati