a

Green Sun Medical's scoliosis brace takes 2nd at 2016 HITLAB World Cup: 5 highlights

Written by  Megan Wood | Wednesday, 07 December 2016 21:25
Social sharing

Collins, Colo.-based Green Sun Medical won second place at the 2016 HITLAB World Cup, an international digital health challenge.

Here are five highlights:

 

1. The competition occurred during the HITLAB Innovators Summit: New York on Nov. 30, 2016.

 

2. Green Sun Medical's dynamic spinal alignment brace won the second place price of $3,000.

 

3. The spinal alignment brace is designed to correct adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and kyphosis.

 

4. Jamie Haggard co-founded Green Sun Medical and serves as the company's CEO.

 

5. Mr. Haggard said the company's mission involves preventing "as many scoliosis surgeries as possible with our tech-enabled dynamic brace."

 

More articles on devices:
B. Braun Medical, Cerapedics & more — 2 recent device company partnerships
Global biological implant market to total $9.8B by 2024 — 5 notes
ISASS issues policy statement recommending coverage of decompression with interlaminar stabilization: 5 insights

Last modified on Friday, 09 December 2016 17:30
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2017. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies here.

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months