University of Michigan Health Startup Receives FDA Clearance for Patient Monitoring Software

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University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor announced that AlertWatch, a U-M startup company focused on helping anesthesiologists, has achieved U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance to sell its patient monitoring software to hospitals.

AlertWatch's software aggregates data from physiological monitors, anesthesia records, lab results and medical history to help anesthesia providers monitor patients in the operating room.

AlertWatch was founded in 2012 by anesthesiologist Kevin Tremper, MD, chair of the department of anesthesiology in the University of Michigan Medical School.

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