Is it heat exhaustion or a concussion?

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By Jess Schmidt

The news is full of stories of sports-related concussions and how they impact health. Coaches and parents are going to great lengths to reduce student-athletes’ risk of brain injuries. However, a hidden danger lurks this time of year, and it can have an impact on the severity of a concussion or potentially "hide"? a concussion.

In the peak of the summer and throughout..

Harnessing innovative neurotechnologies to provide better urgent care at Banner Health

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By: Alexandra Morehouse

For Banner Health, one of the largest non-profit health system in the United States, finding ways to make health care easier and better for our patients is at the root of everything we do. That’s why we are making significant investments into the digital health and neurotech space, trying to answer some common pain points.

Let me give you an example.


AI Brain Device Reduces Need for CT Scans by Over 30 Percent

First FDA-cleared device uses AI to assess full spectrum of brain injuries

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By: Cami Rosso

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a disturbance of normal brain functions due to a head injury that everyone is at risk. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 138 people die each day in the U.S. due to injuries that include TBI. However, diagnosing TBI often involves..

Banner Health offers BrainScope in Northern Nevada

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By Bridget Chavez

FERNLEY, Nev. (KOLO) Patients in northern Nevada can benefit from a new technology that allows for quicker assessments of head injuries, including concussions. Doctors at Banner Health Center in Fernley and Fallon are now offering BrainScope. The technology is a non-invasive, hand-held device used to make head injury assessments on site in non-emergency situations.


Jordan Valley Health Clinic Using New Device to Evaluate Brain Injuries

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By: Brea Douglas

SPRINGFIELD. Mo.--Jordan Valley Health Clinic is leading the charge in Springfield when it comes to properly  evaluating head injuries. The clinic is the only health care provider in the city to use a brainscope.     Dr. Rafael Santiago-medical director for express care at Jordan Valley Health Clinic had athletes in mind when introducing the brainscope to the clinic.

Improved Assessment, Diagnosis and Management of Brain Injuries

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By David Stern

Recent events have served as sad yet significant reminders of the seriousness of head injuries or traumatic brain injuries (TBIs).

As the football season ramped up, two tragic incidents took place in October alone. Christion Abercrombie, a linebacker for Tennessee State University, was rushed to the hospital and underwent life-saving emergency brain surgery after..

Health Beat: BrainScope test for concussion

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By Melanie Falcon

Published: May 10, 2018

BALTIMORE - Football is a tough sport. A hard strike to the head is not uncommon. Towson University linebacker Zane Ventimiglia suffered not one, but two concussions last season. He didn't see either hit coming, but felt them after.

"I remember being pretty off-kilter, not able to balance well," recalled Ventimiglia, 21.

Athletic director..

This Mobile Brain Scanner Promises to Assess Injuries Where CT Scans Can’t

By Michael Belfiore

Published: July 17, 2018

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BrainScope One aims to help diagnose traumatic brain injury (TBI) in circumstances where a CT scan is impractical. It combines smartphone software with a disposable electrode headpiece.

① AttachA medical technician or nurse places electrodes on a patient’s forehead and temples and around the ears. ② DiagnoseThe device records an..

Grady Memorial Hospital introduces new tech to identify brain bleeds

By Eric Mandel  

Jul 24, 2018, 12:35pm

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Grady Memorial Hospital has added a new technology it hopes will help doctors more quickly identify potential traumatic brain injury.

Grady said Tuesday it became the first hospital in Georgia to introduce BrainScope One, a handheld medical device that can assess patients with mild head injuries for possible brain bleeds at a patient's bedside.

Banner Urgent Care to begin using new technology to assess brain injuries

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By: Luanne Kadlub | The Greeley Tribune

Starting this summer, Banner Health Urgent Care in Greeley will be among the first in the nation to begin using BrainScope, a new device that assesses the potential severity of brain injuries and likelihood of concussions. It also can save patients from unneeded testing and trips to the emergency room.

"Introducing a technology like this to..

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