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KitoTech Medical Announces Patrick Fry, a Leader in the Healthcare Industry, Has Joined Board of Directors


KitoTech Medical, manufacturer of the microMend® Wound Closure Product, announces today that Pat Fry, an experienced veteran of the healthcare industry, has joined its Board of Directors. Pat served as President and CEO of Sutter Health, one of the nation’s leading healthcare systems, from 2005 to 2016, and has over 30 years of experience in healthcare. He was Chairman of the Board of Vizient, which is the largest Group Purchasing Organization in the US, and continues to serve on its Board. Pat was a member of the Board of TeamHealth, one of the country’s largest providers of physician services. Pat has a wealth of knowledge on the delivery of healthcare, where he has focused on improving quality and reducing costs. He brings a provider’s perspective on the critical issues faced by medical device companies today.

Pat Fry said, “I am truly excited to join a dynamic company that strives to improve both the cost and quality of healthcare. KitoTech’s ingenuity is an example of innovation at its best. I look forward to helping support the company as it expands the use of microMend products throughout hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities.”

Ed Truitt, Chairman of the Board of KitoTech, stated: “We are honored to have Pat join our Board. He brings a strong healthcare background and considerable expertise in the medical industry. We look forward to his valuable input and support as we continue to grow and make microMend the go to wound closure product.”

About KitoTech Medical and microMend

KitoTech Medical is a medical device company that has developed and commercialized a revolutionary wound closure product, microMend. It consists of an array of miniature staples (Microstaples) attached to an adhesive backing that combines the holding strength of a suture with the simplicity of applying a bandage. microMend is designed to provide medical personnel with a cost-effective, time saving and easy-to-use option for closing lacerations, skin tears, surgical incisions, and other wounds. microMend’s consumer products make it possible for people to close lacerations at home, in the outdoors or elsewhere without the inconvenience and costs associated with ER and Urgent Care Clinic visits.

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