My grandmother, Mae, was my inspiration to start Inogen and I know how proud she would be that our mission to improve independence for oxygen therapy users was recognized by these organizations.
SANTA BARBARA, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013
Inogen, Inc., a manufacturer and accredited homecare provider of oxygen therapy equipment and services, today announced that Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer Ali Bauerlein was honored with the Pacific Coast Business Times “Champions in Health Care Award” in the research category as well as the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Foundation’s annual entrepreneurship award in the medical category.
Bauerlein was honored by the Pacific Coast Business Times with the “Champions in Health Care Award” for her contribution to healthcare research. This year’s award theme is “Bending the Cost Curve: Partnerships for Affordable Care,” and was presented to people who successfully created partnerships to make healthcare more accessible and affordable.
Bauerlein also received the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Foundation’s “Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award,” which honors women entrepreneurs in Santa Barbara County. She was recognized in the medical/science/technology category for her work as co-founder of Inogen, Inc., manufacturer and provider of Inogen One oxygen concentrators, and the company’s contribution to the local economy.
“I am delighted to have received these awards and to be in the company of the other recipients, all of whom are making important contributions in our region,” said Bauerlein. “My grandmother, Mae, was my inspiration to start Inogen and I know how proud she would be that our mission to improve independence for oxygen therapy users was recognized by these organizations.”
Inogen is innovation in oxygen therapy. Our mission is to improve freedom and independence for oxygen therapy patients through innovative products and services. As a manufacturer and Accredited Homecare Provider dedicated to oxygen therapy, Inogen is ideally suited to develop products tailored to oxygen therapy users and to provide superior service to those users in their homes. For more information, visit the Company’s website at http://www.inogen.net.