Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. and Concussion Health Form Partnership to Offer a Comprehensive Concussion Management Program

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Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce it has formed a Preferred Vendor Partnership with Concussion Health. The partnership creates a symbiotic relationship in which education and balance assessment are used to follow best practices in the management of concussion, including both testing and rehabilitation.

Today, proper evaluation of concussion should include baseline Balance Assessment, Cognitive Assessment and Graded Symptoms Checklist. By combining Biodex Balance Assessment with Concussion Health education, practitioners will be better able to understand the rehabilitation component of a concussion program, become recognized as a Certified Concussion Provider, and will be able to offer a truly comprehensive program for concussion management.

“Our goal in entering this partnership with Concussion Health is to provide our customers both the assessment and the education on how to take the findings from an assessment and put them into a comprehensive care plan, so they may become the premier concussion rehabilitation facility in their area," states Don Gronachan, Vice President, Physical Medicine Sales.

Biodex manufactures the testing and rehabilitation balance devices necessary to measure the elements of balance before and after an injury occurs. The Balance System SD and portable BioSway provide detailed summary and progress reports to help track recovery and provide the quantitative data to help with the return-to-play decision.

Concussion Health offers web-based tools that support best practices in concussion management. Education is the cornerstone of Concussion Health. After successfully completing the series of videos and online examination by Concussion Health, you will receive a competency based certificate. The course content is approved by the Board of Certification for athletic trainers and in the majority of states for physical therapists. Concussion Health also has a Scientific Advisory Team consisting of a variety of concussion experts to emphasize the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach in concussion management.

With the purchase of a Biodex balance device a facility becomes eligible for registration to become Concussion Health certified at no extra charge.

To learn more about how your facility can benefit from the partnership between Biodex and Concussion Health contact Biodex directly at 1-800-224-6339 (Int’l 631-924-9000), visit our website, http://www.biodex.com/concussionhealth, or email us at info(at)biodex(dot)com.

About Biodex Medical Systems, Inc.
Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. manufactures and distributes medical devices for physical medicine, nuclear medicine and molecular and medical imaging. It also provides balance assessment for concussion management as well as a fall risk screening and conditioning program. The Biodex commitment to innovative excellence spans more than 60 years. Our customer-driven support is why leading medical facilities around the globe call Biodex first.

About Concussion Health
Concussion Health enables hospitals, outpatient clinics, and sports organizations to expand their concussion management services. A team of experts have integrated multi-disciplinary approaches into web-based tools that are practical and affordable. Concussion Health also has a Scientific Advisory Team comprised of practitioners in the following areas: athletic training, audiology, exercise physiology, primary care, neurology, neuropsychology, otolaryngology, physical therapy and visual retraining therapy.

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