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PolyRemedy Appoints New COO

PolyRemedy, Inc. (PolyRemedy), a wound care management company, has appointed Jeffrey S. Jones as chief operating officer (COO) of the company. Jones, a seasoned healthcare executive, joined the PolyRemedy management team in January 2009. Before joining PolyRemedy, Jones served as COO at Reliant Technologies. While there, Jones built strong operations, product engineering, regulatory, quality assurance and an in-house medical clinic to support product launches.

Earlier, Jones was COO at LuMend, Inc., Redwood City, Calif., an interventional cardiology medical device company and vice president of operations at EP Technologies, a subsidiary of Boston Scientific Corporation. Earlier in his career, Jones held various management roles, including director of Fiber Products Group at Coherent Inc., Palo Alto, California, a medical laser system company, and manager of Test and Test Engineering at Hughes Aircraft Company, Fullerton, Calif. Jones was also a captain in the US Army.

Jones received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, and an MBA from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.

“With his experience in growing innovative medical device companies, Jeff brings a proven track record of driving change and achieving results in high growth environments,” says Dan Eckert, president and chief executive officer of PolyRemedy. “With a national priority on reducing healthcare costs while improving the quality of care, the timing is great for us to introduce an evidence-driven wound care treatment system, and we are thrilled to have Jeff’s experience and leadership on our team as we continue to build our company.”

“PolyRemedy’s expertise in providing customized wound treatments with objective wound care information is truly unique. We have a real opportunity to improve wound care outcomes,” Jones says. “I look forward to working with everyone at PolyRemedy to deliver our innovative wound care treatment approach to the market.” As COO, Jones is responsible for managing all aspects of PolyRemedy operations, including manufacturing, research and development, product engineering, software development, information technology, quality assurance, regulatory, materials, purchasing, customer and field service.