Diabetes device management company Senseonics (SENS) continues to prove it’s product usage with its recent announcement of a collaboration with Cleveland’s University Hospitals Accountable Care Organization.
The care organization has begun offering the Eversense CGM System to its Medicare enrollees effective early September, 2021. The recent decision to use the Eversense CGM System in eligible patients with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes on insulin shows the commitment of UHACO to facilitate optimal diabetes management for its enrollees.
This will allow organization staff to get experience with the insertion procedure so when the 180 day and 365 day sensors come they already know how to administer the insertion procedure.
Another significant business update is the appointment of John Morrota to the Board of Directors.
“John Morrota, age 41, has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of PHC Holdings Corporation, a diversified global life sciences, diagnostics and medical device company with 10,000 employees globally in 125 countries and $3Billion in revenue since December, 2020. PHC Group is a private equity backed company by KKR, Mitsui & Co, and L-Catterton. Marotta started his career at Janssen Pharmaceutica, Johnson & Johnson. He served in various commercial roles at Synthes Orthopedics, Vice President at Cardinal Health Inc., President and CEO at Emerge Medical, at Danaher Corporation, General Manager and Vice President of KavoKerr Restoratives, Senior Vice President of the Dental Platform, Danaher Corporation and as Senior Vice President of Envista Holdings Corporation (spin-out of Danaher). Most recently he was President and CEO of Epredia, a PHC operating company and carve-out from Thermo Fisher. Marotta is a Healthcare Fellow at the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. He has a BS from the University of Dayton and an MBA from the University of Denver.“
This appointment should solidify confidence in all long term holders of SENS stock, John has a phenomenal experience, and has served as CEO of PHC Holdings Corporation, which is the Parent Company of Ascensia. For him to join the board on Senseonics makes me even more confident in the company’s future.