Friday, 30 December 2016
Early Detection is Key to Overcoming UK's £2.1bn Health Problem
MANCHESTER, U.K., and LOS ANGELES, U.S.A., December 23, 2016 – – Using technology adapted from NASA’s Mars lander as part of a large-scale bedsore reduction program, over half of the 13 participating hospitals were able to eliminate the occurrence of new bedsores completely; an additional 3 hospitals achieved reductions ranging from 11% to 90%.
Tuesday, 19 July 2016
Platform Combines SEM Scanner Detection with NHS-developed Pressure Ulcer Management Tool
Manchester, UK, and LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2016 – Medical device company Bruin Biometrics, LLC (“BBI”), is linking the SEM Scanner, its wireless point-of-care device for pressure ulcer detection, to a digital registry for pressure ulcers known as “PUNT” (Pressure Ulcer Notification Tool) as it steps up its war on a life-threatening condition that claims as many lives in the US as most cancers. Today, pressure ulcers impact nearly 5 million patients in Europe and North America with treatment costs exceeding $13B -- nearly 500,000 of those cases occur in the United Kingdom, posing a £2.1bn problem to the NHS.
Wednesday, 06 July 2016
BBI Announces Formation of European Scientific Advisory Board to Support Advances in Woundcare and Pressure Ulcer Prevention
MANCHESTER, U.K., and LOS ANGELES, U.S.A., July 6, 2016 - Medical device company Bruin Biometrics, LLC ("BBI" ), today announced the formation of a European Scientific Advisory Board, comprised of internationally-recognized luminaries in woundcare, who will help shape the future of pressure ulcer prevention and build additional momentum for BBI's SEM Scanner, a handheld device for pressure ulcer detection healthcare institutions throughout the UK and Ireland are adopting.
Wednesday, 11 May 2016
Broad Agreement to use SEM Scanner in Translational Research to Attack £2 Billion+ Health Problem
Manchester, UK, and Dublin, IRELAND, May 11, 2016 - In a search for new ways to attack pressure ulcers – a persistent, £2 billion-plus problem throughout Ireland and the United Kingdom -- Bruin Biometrics LLC (BBI, LLC), a developer of innovative sensor-based diagnostic products, and RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) announced today that they have agreed to undertake a number of collaborative projects that will employ BBI's proprietary bioimpedance technology, the SEM Scanner, for the early detection and prevention of pressure ulcers.
Wednesday, 27 April 2016
BBI Begins Enrolling Pivotal Trial Evaluating SEM Scanner for the Early Detection of Pressure Ulcers
Study to Replicate Accuracy and Speed to Detection Previously Demonstrated in Pilot Study
BBI, LLC, a developer of innovative sensor-based diagnostic products, today announced the initiation of a multi-center, pivotal clinical trial to evaluate performance of the SEM Scanner in detecting early-stage pressure ulcers, as compared to today’s standard of care.
Tuesday, 01 March 2016
The Stevens Company Will be BBI’s Exclusive Canadian Distributor
Toronto, Canada and Los Angeles, U.S.A, March 1, 2016 – Bruin Biometrics, LLC (“BBI”), a developer of innovative sensor-based diagnostic products, today announced that Health Canada has granted a Medical Device License for BBI’s SEM Scanner for the detection of pressure ulcers. The SEM Scanner - winner of Frost & Sullivan’s European New Product Innovation Award for Pressure Ulcer Diagnostics - is the first and only handheld device to reveal pressure-induced tissue damage happening beneath the skin’s surface before visual signs of damage or skin ulceration occur.
Wednesday, 17 February 2016
Decision Follows Drastic Reduction in Pressure Ulcers at Hospitals Using the Scanner
Virgin Care, an independent provider of services to NHS England, today announced that it is equipping nurses with Bruin Biometrics’ (BBI) SEM Scanner as its new standard of care for pressure ulcer detection and prevention, following a six-month pilot in which Virgin Care reduced pressure ulcers – a preventable patient safety issue costing the NHS over £2 billion per year – by approximately 95 percent, to nearly zero, with the SEM Scanner.
Thursday, 14 January 2016
BBI's SEM Scanner Cited as a “Revolutionary Game Changer"
BBI, LLC, a developer of innovative sensor-based diagnostic products, today announced that it has won the Frost & Sullivan European New Product Innovation Award for Pressure Ulcer Diagnostics for 2015 for the SEM Scanner, BBI’s “revolutionary” hand-held device for detecting early pressure ulcers.
Friday, 08 January 2016
Funding Will Support SEM Scanner Commercialization in Europe
Bruin Biometrics, LLC (“BBI”), a developer of innovative sensor-based diagnostic products, today announced the closing of a $9 million financing. The round was financed by new and existing investors.
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Findings from a study by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland's School of Nursing using the SEM Scanner, were presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.
All patients exhibiting deviation, as detected by the SEM Scanner, went on to develop visible signs of pressure ulceration.
Friday, 06 March 2015
An innovative technology that detects the early signs of tissue damage is being trialled at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Los Angeles, Calif. — Bruin Biometrics LLC, a pioneer in biometric-sensor based medical device for early detection of select chronic clinical conditions, today announced that it has been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH).
Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Deployment of new detection technology, such as the SEM Scanner, promotes paradigm shift from treatment to prevention and brings hope for reduced incidence and costs.
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Bruin Biometrics (BBI) announced today that Mark Bruns has been named VP of Sales.
Thursday, 24 July 2014
Over 90% of respondents to a post-clinical briefing survey agree that sub-epidermal moisture (SEM) is a meaningful biomarker for the early indication of pressure-induced tissue damage.
Wednesday, 26 March 2014
Learn more about the SEM Scanner during a two-week EU clinical and policy presentation series under the theme, “Making Pressure Ulcer Prevention Possible,” between March 31 and April 11, 2014, including a presentation at the 2nd Focus Meeting of the EPUAP April 7 – 9.
Tuesday, 25 March 2014
Join leading clinicians and researchers to discuss breakthrough clinical data in wound care. BBI will sponsor several events throughout Europe March 31 through April 10. Space is extremely limited.
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
Join BBI to preview OrthoSonos, an innovative wearable device to detect deterioration of native and artificial joints even at an early stage. The presentation will be held on March 13 at AAOS. Registration for the event is required.
Monday, 10 March 2014
OrthoSonos applies technology used in aeronautics and structural engineering to orthopedics. The device can assess the health of joints and prosthetic implants during a simple sit and stand procedure.
Sunday, 09 March 2014
The Los Angeles Business Journal contacted BBI to interview Martin Burns, Bruin Biometrics CEO about the company's recent round of of $10.7 Million in funding. Read the full article.