11 Health & Technologies receives funding from Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation IBD Ventures to further develop world’s first digital ostomy wearable, the Remote Output Monitor
Published: January 10, 2022
Orange County, CA – 11 Health & Technologies Inc., a medical technology company with a proven technology to reduce complications in ostomy patients, announced today that it has received funding from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s IBD Ventures program to further develop 11 Health’s digitally connected Remote Output Monitor (ROM) to automatically track and monitor stoma patients’ output levels and provide alerts to patients of impending complications.
IBD Ventures was developed by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation to accelerate research and development of products that aim to improve the quality of life for patients with IBD.
“As the first digital health investment of IBD Ventures, 11 Health’s technology is a cost-effective and patient-friendly approach to reducing post-operative complications – a major cause of morbidity and mortality among IBD patients,” said Gerard Honig, Director of Research Innovation for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. “The Foundation is committed to accelerating the discovery and development of novel research-based solutions, selectively investing in products that can address an unmet need of IBD patients. We look forward to seeing the next generation ROM significantly improve both patient care management and overall patient outcomes in the near future.”
Click here to read the full press release from 11 Health: https://www.11health.com/pressroom/
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is a non-profit, volunteer-fueled organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improving the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. It was founded in 1967 by Irwin M. and Suzanne Rosenthal, William D. and Shelby Modell, and Henry D. Janowitz, M.D.