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HD Medical Takes Stethoscopes into the 21st Century with the ViScope® Visual Stethoscope
San Francisco, CA – March 6, 2013 – At ACC.13, HD Medical Inc. a recently formed medical device research and development innovator headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, today announces the launch of US business operations. This new company is delivering revolutionary diagnostic technologies and products to the US market beginning with its flagship product, ViScope Visual Stethoscope. ViScope enables rapid patient screening for a timely diagnosis which can mean the difference between life and death. The ViScope helps populations gain access to healthcare through more effective and rapid screening, while reducing personal healthcare costs by eliminating unneeded tests.
“We are very excited to be launching our business operations through HD Medical, Inc. in Santa Clara, California as our business center for the US Market,” states Arvind Thiagarajan, the company’s Founder and Chief Inventor. “As a testament to the unique advantages of ViScope we are launching HD Medical, Inc. with established customers and strong recommendations from world renowned medical professionals.”
The New ViScope – Visual Stethoscope
ViScope represents a breakthrough in clinical auscultation diagnostics taking stethoscopes into the 21st century with a high resolution visual display plus high fidelity sound amplification of body sounds by a factor of 30. For the first time medical professionals are able to perform “dynamic auscultation” and see the heart beats they hear in real-time waveforms on an integrated visual display. Uniquely the ViScope leverages the sensitivity of the eye in addition to the ear yielding a more accurate diagnosis of patient conditions at the point of care.
“The ViScope allows superior auscultation with high definition sound quality and visualization creating a superior clinical diagnostic environment.” states Dr. Nelson Schiller, M.D., F.A.C.C., UCSF Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology.
ViScope Debuts at ACC.13
HD Medical is unveiling the ViScope at the American College of Cardiology’s 62nd Annual Scientific Session & Expo, ACC.13 in San Francisco March 9-11, 2013. There attendees can see and use the ViScope to evaluate various heart sounds on the Cardionics SAM II Manikins at either the HD Medical booth S1151 or the Cardionics booth S1149. At the show HD Medical’s management will be interviewing distribution and licensing partners.
About HD Medical, Inc.
HD Medical, Inc. is a medical device research and development company based in Santa Clara, California. The company designs and develops medical solutions to speed patient screening and enables more accurate detection of cardiac conditions allowing healthcare professionals to see more patients and improve more lives. The company’s flagship product, the ViScope® Visual Stethoscope offers a paradigm shift in stethoscope technology empowering medical professional with “dynamic auscultation” the ability to see what you hear. The ViScope has been awarded the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510 (K) clearance. HD Medical promotes personal and community health through exceptional healthcare diagnostic solutions, reinforcing its commitment to delivering “Higher Dimensions in Healthcare”.
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