From our applicant pool of 183 companies this year, nView medical was scored by our hospitals at the very top.
SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) September 14, 2020
nView medical, a medical imaging company with breakthrough image creation technology, is preparing to pilot its first surgical scanner: nView s1. This week HealthTech Arkansas announced that nView was selected out of a pool of hundreds of applicants to participate in its Accelerator Program, which guarantees pilots within its network of 11 healthcare providers: Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Arkansas Heart Hospital, Arkansas Urology, Baptist Health, CHI St. Vincent, Conway Regional Health System, Mercy, OrthoArkansas, St. Bernards Healthcare, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), and Washington Regional Medical Center.
“From our applicant pool of 183 companies this year, nView medical was scored by our hospitals at the very top. They’re excited to begin their pilot projects and clinical studies with nView, and are optimistic about the company’s ability to improve surgical efficiencies and clinical outcomes,” said Jeff Stinson, director of HealthTech Arkansas.
“We are excited to see how our technology can improve surgery for providers, surgeons, and patients. HTA provides the medical start-up ecosystem with a unique opportunity to bring new technology into hospitals. Their program was a perfect match given our stage of development and the readiness of our technology. We are eager to partner with HTA and its broad network of healthcare providers,” said Cristian Atria, CEO of nView medical.
nView medical, based in Salt Lake City, UT, is a startup whose mission is to make surgery safer, faster, and consistently accurate. nView develops imaging systems, bringing breakthrough AI solutions for image creation, image processing, and image visualization to surgery and interventional radiology. nView medical backers include the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the State Of Utah, the National Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation, MedTech Innovator, Dr. Kevin Foley, MD, and Fusion Fund (Palo Alto, CA).
HealthTech Arkansas is a third-year accelerator program focused exclusively on provider engagement with early-stage companies and works with both Arkansas-based and out-of-state companies. The Arkansas Economic Development Commission awarded a grant to HealthTech Arkansas through a program designed to increase acceleration activities in targeted industries in the state.