In part one of this two-part series, I talked with Maryland health IT executive Chris Meenan about his company Analytical Informatics, Inc. (AI), and what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. This is part of a broader interview series.
Chief executive: Chris Meenan, Co-founder and CEO, Analytical Informatics, Inc. (AI)
Location: Baltimore, MD
Started in: 2011
- AI’s core product is a platform technology called the AI Bridge. This software aggregates data from a variety of hospital information sources and provides the foundation for a suite of software-based tools designed to improve quality and provide analytics for use in health care.
- AI has built over 30 applications to solve various challenges in hospital settings, including patient wait-time monitoring, workflow optimization, and quality improvement tools. AI’s software is designed to improve communication and operational efficiency in health care. The software solves a number of health care problems by helping hospitals and other providers get real-time access to the information they need.
Goal: The next step is to expand the number of software tools that are available so that they can be used in a variety of health care settings
Customers: Academic hospitals, community hospitals, hospital systems, existing health care IT vendors
Revenue: Privately held
Funding: Initial seed funding from founders, product revenues; received Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) award from TEDCO
Read the full article on the BioBuzz website.