Sotera Wireless Joins NPSF Patient Safety Coalition

BOSTON, MASS., June 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety since 1997, recently welcomed Sotera Wireless as a member of the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition.

Sotera Wireless, based in San Diego, California, specializes in the development and supply of a comprehensive monitoring device that allows patients greater mobility while continuously providing data about vital signs to clinicians.

"Our work and products are very focused on improving patient safety and promoting greater efficiencies in health care," said Tom Watlington, chief executive officer, Sotera Wireless. "In joining the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition, we look forward to sharing our expertise and learning from the Foundation and our fellow members about challenges and opportunities ahead in the patient safety sphere."
The NPSF Patient Safety Coalition was created to align stakeholders from across the continuum of care in a unifying mission to make health care safer for all. Membership is open to myriad groups, including solutions providers working to address patient safety challenges, professional associations, advocacy organizations, and other similarly committed organizations. Coalition members gain valuable opportunities for networking, learning, and knowledge-sharing through quarterly webinars, an annual member meeting, special projects and events, and other high-value activities.

"Part of the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition's goal is to bring together innovators like Sotera Wireless to share their experiences and insights," said Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS, president and CEO of NPSF. "We are very pleased to welcome Sotera Wireless and we look forward to learning from them as we seek to drive improvements in health care safety."

For more information about the NPSF Patient Safety Coalition and how organizations can participate, contact David Coletta, senior vice president, at

About the National Patient Safety Foundation

The National Patient Safety Foundation's vision is to create a world where patients and those who care for them are free from harm. A central voice for patient safety since 1997, NPSF partners with patients and families, the health care community, and key stakeholders to advance patient safety and health care workforce safety and disseminate strategies to prevent harm. NPSF is an independent, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. To learn more about the Foundation's work, visit

About SoteraWireless

Sotera® Wireless, Inc. is a San Diego based medical device company dedicated to the development, marketing and sale of a new generation of comprehensive vital signs monitoring. Sotera's mission is to improve patient safety by empowering clinicians to detect early signs of deterioration in virtually any care setting and enable early intervention and rapid response, all without limiting the patient's freedom of movement. More information on the company or its ViSi® Mobile System can be obtained at or by sending an email to

CONTACT: Patricia McTiernan 617-391-9922

Source:The National Patient Safety Foundation