Arjo becomes exclusive distributor for BBI’s innovative pressure ulcer assessment device

Arjo becomes exclusive distributor for BBI’s innovative pressure ulcer assessment device

Bruin Biometrics (BBI), has agreed for Arjo, provider of medical devices, to become the unique supplier for BBIs pressure ulcer assessment gadget, the SEM Scanner.

BBI is a US-based innovation company committed to modernising health care with biometric sensor innovation for the early detection and monitoring of chronic, avoidable conditions in cooperation with clinicians.

According to NHSI, in the UK, between 1700-2000 clients establish a pressure ulcer each month which dealing with pressure ulcers costs the NHS more than ₤ 3.8 m monthly.

Going over the brand-new distribution agreement, Joacim Lindoff, President & & CEO of Arjo, stated: “The BBI technology is well lined up with our method and will help us strengthen our offering of outcome-based options. By combining our extensive knowledge and sales network with BBIs technology, we will help drive a shift in pressure injury management towards prevention and ultimately better medical and financial outcomes.

” This financial investment indicates we will gain additional access to the injury care market, where we see significant development capacity.”

In scientific practice since 2014, the brand-new Provizio SEM Scanner has, in initial laboratory screening, shown the same accuracy as the previous BBI SEM Scanner 200 model. The outcomes are published in the International Wound Journal.

Martin Burns, CEO of BBI, added: “Few medical conditions ever provide themselves to a achievable and near-term preventative option as pressure injuries. Realising the outcome of avoiding avoidable pressure injuries advantages countless patients affected and tens of thousands who pass away from related issues every year. Economic cost savings through avoidance encompass numerous 10s of billions of dollars every year.

” Pressure injury occurrence can and should be minimized. Arjos know-how, understanding and scale will make it possible for numerous clients and their suppliers, households, and payors to take advantage of this solution worldwide.”

” Arjo represent an ideal partner for BBI; they understand prevention and are intensely helping their medical clients attain the clinical result of complete avoidance and cost savings from avoidance,” continued Martin. “Their platform extends from acute to post-acute care, globally, and we are thrilled to be extending our working relationship with them.”

The new Distribution Agreement started as signed on October 8 2020.

BBIs Provizio ® SEM Scanner is the first hand-held wireless scanner with intelligence inside for simple and quick pressure ulcer risk assessments and the only SEM Scanner that functions as an accessory to routine medical skin evaluation on the sacrum and heels.