John is an internationally recognized pioneer and authority in the field of medical image management. With over 30 years of development experience and a unique combination of engineering and clinical workflow expertise, John’s contributions to the AccessPoint® brand set the standard for the industry.
John initiated digital imaging in ultrasound with the development of the first digital frame grabber used to capture Stress Echo for the diagnosis of coronary heart disease. He holds the following related patents:
- Blood Pool Imaging and Analysis Technique using Ultrasound
- Method for Recording Ultrasound Images to Diagnose Heart and Coronary Artery Disease.
Software developed and/or designed by John has been used in numerous research studies including the Framingham Heart study and the GISSI Heart Failure trials. His software is used on the International Space Station for research of the heart in space.
Products designed by John have been used at Harvard University, Mass General Hospital, Indiana University, Cleveland Clinic, Stanford University, Baylor University, Kobe General Hospital, Kobe Japan, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, and at Cardiology research hospitals in Italy and the United Kingdom.