Alan Portela, Chief Executive Officer, AirStrip


Alan Portela has more than 25 years of experience in bringing groundbreaking medical technology solutions to market. Mr. Portela originally joined AirStrip as a senior advisor and member of the Board of Directors prior to his appointment as CEO in 2011. His vision of healthcare mobility has helped guide efforts to solidify AirStrip’s leadership position in a rapidly evolving healthcare landscape.

Prior to joining AirStrip, Mr. Portela was CEO and principal of Hybrid Clinical Transformation, LLC, where he developed successful EHR adoption strategies for the U.S. Military Health System and much of the Veterans Health Administration. He also served as President and Chief Strategist at CliniComp, Intl., and in senior executive roles in several innovative healthcare technology and service organizations.

Matt Patterson, MD, Advisor, AirStrip


Dr. Matt Patterson built his career around delivering high quality, accessible and cost effective health care. A graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Patterson developed clinical and operational leadership as a U.S. Navy physician, serving as Medical Director of the Naval Special Warfare Center in San Diego, CA—the elite training command of the U.S. Navy SEALs. Prior to AirStrip he led major U.S. health system strategy and operations engagements as a consultant with McKinsey & Company.

Nancy Hudecek, RN, BSN, MS, Senior Vice President of Analytics, AirStrip

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With a unique blend of clinical, analytical, and financial leadership skills, Nancy Hudecek documents the full impact that mobile patient monitoring solutions from AirStrip are having on healthcare.

A registered nurse by training, Nancy has 30 years of clinical experience at renowned healthcare institutions including the Harvard Medical Institutions and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She spent a number of years with the Harvard Risk Management Foundation (CRICO/RMF), focused on helping the nation’s leading medical institutions take action to reduce the cost and risk of adverse events through the intelligent use of data and process improvement. While at Harvard, Nancy designed and implemented practices at major health systems nationwide to ensure the safe and effective delivery of care to large, diverse, and complex patient populations.

Angela Pierce, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, AirStrip

After more than 16 years of executive-level financial development experience for a wide range of businesses, Angela Pierce now provides the financial stewardship of AirStrip. Angela is no stranger to crafting financial management plans for technology leaders. Most recently, as the CFO of Trillion Partners, Inc., she spearheaded the effort to raise $60 million in debt and private equity for the business. As VP of Finance at Broadwing, Angela led the raising of more than $200 million and managed the company’s M&A activities and investor relations functions.

Angela also previously managed financial services and corporate banking as an executive with The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi and Deutsche Bank.

Aparna Bala, Clinical Transformation Consultant, AirStrip

aparna-bala-2As a registered nurse, Aparna’s knowledge of nursing workflow stems from 15 years of direct patient care experience in over 20 hospitals, including UCSF Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic and Children’s National in Washington, DC.  Her active participation in hospitals’ healthcare technology implementations motivated her transition to clinical informatics with a focus on the multi-dimensional aspects of clinical transformation.

2 thoughts on “Bloggers

  1. The integration of patient monitoring and lab results into an iPAD is awesome.
    My question to Airstrip is?
    Is it possible to integrate Nihon Kohden patient monitors/ECG into an iPAD,iPhone or any Android phone.
    If you any solution, please reply..

  2. Thank you for your question and your input as to our priorities. We reevaluate the priorities of new data source interfaces to our products several times a year and your valuable input will help us better understand customer demand. Please feel free to reach out to for further information.

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