BOSTON, September 12, 2023 SmartSense by Digi®, part of Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII, www.digi.com) and a leading global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solutions, today announced the appointment of healthcare technology veteran Edward Marx to its Healthcare Advisory Board. The SmartSense Healthcare Advisory Board launched in August 2022 to amplify the company’s risk mitigation, loss prevention, and digitalized compliance offerings for high-quality customer delivery that improves patient outcomes. Marx, a seasoned innovator across the healthcare space, will join the board alongside leaders from Hartford Healthcare, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, University of Mississippi Medical Center, and Rite Aid.
“For more than three decades, I’ve witnessed healthcare’s digital transformation driven by impactful technologies like IoT sensing and monitoring solutions,” said Marx. “IoT’s vast potential to revolutionize healthcare operating procedures is what sparked my interest in joining the SmartSense Healthcare Advisory Board. I look forward to working with the board and collaborating with the other industry leaders as healthcare continues to digitalize with IoT solutions.”
Marx’s appointment will add extensive experience in leading the convergence of clinical, business, and digital processes across healthcare enterprises — integrating the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and real-time location sensing to streamline workflows for enhanced operational efficiency. He held C-level posts at the Cleveland Clinic, NYC Health & Hospitals, Texas Health Resources and University Hospitals. In addition, he served as CEO of consulting firm Divurgent, and global CDO for Tech at Mahindra Health & Life Sciences.
“Edward Marx’s appointment to our Healthcare Advisory Board will enhance our leadership and strategic vision moving forward,” said Guy Yehiav, President of SmartSense by Digi. “His expertise and unique background provide invaluable insight into the evolution of healthcare digitalization, which will support the board’s ongoing goal to improve efficiency, patient care, and safety in the years to come.”
Marx joined the SmartSense Healthcare Advisory Board on September 11, 2023. Expanding the board accelerates SmartSense’s efforts in empowering healthcare organizations to prioritize patient care through advanced technology.
About Digi International
(NASDAQ: DGII) is a leading global provider of business and mission-critical Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and solutions. We help our customers create next-generation connected products and solutions to deploy, monitor and manage critical communications infrastructures and compliance standards in demanding environments with high levels of security, relentless reliability and bulletproof performance. Founded in 1985, we’ve helped our customers connect over 100 million things, and growing. For more information, visit www.digi.com.
About SmartSense by Digi
SmartSense by Digi®, a business unit of Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII), is a leading global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) Sensing as a Service solutions that deliver dynamic and personalized asset monitoring, process digitization, and digital decisioning across key verticals. The company enables organizations to leverage the power of IoT automation, prescriptive workflows, and insightful analytics to ensure compliance, workforce productivity, brand loyalty, loss prevention, and reduction of waste and energy consumption. Combining new and innovative data-driven approaches with world-class IoT tools, SmartSense partners with enterprises to elevate their business outcomes and asset protection to new heights. For more information, visit https://www.smartsense.co/.