Class of 2015
- Year 2015 - Year 2
- From Toronto, Ontario
- Website infonaut.ca
Infonaut save lives by preventing hospital acquired infections, which kill more people annually than breast cancer and car accidents combined. And we are doing that from our new home in Buffalo. We are solving the global challenge of deadly hospital infections through a proprietary real-time surveillance, analytics and behavior improvement platform.
Niall Wallace: What do you foresee your new life in Buffalo doing for you professionally and personally? What are you most looking forward to?
NW: NY Times. Front page. Above the fold. As a company, our key measureable targets include infection cases avoided and direct cost savings for our hospital clients. We have set very aggressive stretch targets for ourselves and our ability to reach those will determine how successful we are.
NW: Fundamentally, we understand why patient safety doesn’t improve and infection rates don’t drop despite large investment and large penalties. Conventional wisdom has the wrong things measured, and the wrong actions taken. We have demonstrated effective patient safety improvement and lower infection rates with our proven measurement and intervention capabilities. Crucially, we also have a unique understanding of the economics of HAIs and their impact to hospitals’ bottom line.
NW: Sitting in a hot-tub in January at 3am during a Canadian blizzard. Maybe with a beer.