GUILFORD, Conn. and MOOSE FACTORY, Ontario, Feb. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hyperfine, Inc. (Nasdaq:HYPR), creator of Swoop®, the primary FDA-cleared transportable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system™, is proud to announce that Queen’s College and Kingston Well being Sciences Centre are deploying a Swoop system as a part of their well being providers benefitting six communities situated within the James Bay and Hudson Bay Space. Till now, sufferers needing routine or emergent care required transportation by medical constitution flight lots of of miles away to both Timmins or Kingston, ON. Queen’s College intends to make the most of Swoop as a part of a research to construct proof concerning the utility and affordability of a transportable level of care (POC) MRI in a distant setting.
Queen’s College is located on conventional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee territory and supplies medical providers to a predominantly Indigenous inhabitants within the Weeneebayko Space Well being Authority (WAHA) in Northern Ontario. Members of distant communities akin to these have been restricted by proximity to medical facilities and on the mercy of harmful climate circumstances placing undue constraints on the person, particularly those that are critically sick or unstable.
“Till not too long ago, the know-how for transportable level of care imaging has not existed—leading to inequitable entry to healthcare and placing individuals at nice threat merely as a consequence of their geographical limitations,” mentioned Khan Siddiqui, M.D., chief medical officer and chief technique officer of Hyperfine. “Swoop® was designed to allow speedy diagnoses and remedy for each affected person no matter earnings, sources, or location, pushing the boundaries of typical imaging know-how and increasing affected person entry to life-saving care.”
As a substitute of transporting the affected person to the MRI, Swoop could be delivered on to the affected person, eliminating lengthy wait instances and different difficulties with transporting sufferers. The Swoop system additionally has a decrease discipline energy than a conventional MRI which enormously shortens the screening protocol for sufferers, permitting clinicians to shortly scan, diagnose and deal with sufferers inside crowded healthcare environments like emergency rooms (ERs), working rooms (ORs), and intensive care models (ICUs).
Swoop outcomes are displayed on a pill and ship crisp, clear T1, T2, FLAIR, and DWI (with ADC map) tissue contrasts inside minutes earlier than importing the scans to native PACS (Image Archive and Communications System). The picture high quality ensuing from this modern strategy elevates the diagnostic worth of transportable MRI and allows Swoop to ship crisp, clear photographs inside minutes.
“Level of care MR imaging is a revolutionary advance that provides the potential to really democratize healthcare by eliminating the necessity for dangerous affected person transports and enabling earlier prognosis” mentioned Dr. Omar Islam, Principal Investigator and Division Head of Diagnostic Radiology, Queen’s College. “With the addition of the Swoop system we at the moment are capable of lengthen well timed neuroimaging care to Indigenous communities who’ve traditionally skilled restricted entry to medical sources right here in Canada’s distant northern areas. We’re actually optimistic in regards to the potential influence this new know-how will create and look ahead to sharing our findings as a mannequin for different rural affected person populations to observe.”
Hyperfine not too long ago introduced its medical machine license issued by Well being Canada in addition to the business launch of the imaging system accessible for buy in Canada. Hyperfine’s Canadian growth is sustained validation of its cutting-edge, deep studying know-how and helps the corporate’s development plans for business growth bringing better entry to superior MR imaging globally.
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About Hyperfine and the Swoop Moveable MRI System
Hyperfine, Inc. is the groundbreaking medical machine firm that created Swoop, the world’s first FDA-cleared transportable MRI system. Hyperfine designed Swoop to allow speedy prognosis and remedy of all sufferers no matter earnings, sources, or location, pushing the boundaries of typical imaging know-how and increasing affected person entry to life-saving care. The Swoop Moveable MR Imaging System produces high-quality photographs at a decrease magnetic discipline energy, permitting clinicians to shortly scan, diagnose and deal with sufferers in varied level of care medical settings. Swoop could be wheeled on to the affected person’s bedside, plugged into a regular electrical wall outlet, and managed by a pill. Designed as a complementary system to traditional MRIs at a fraction of the associated fee, Swoop captures photographs in minutes, offering vital decision-making capabilities in emergency departments, working rooms, and intensive care models, amongst others. For extra details about Hyperfine, please go to https://www.hyperfine.io.
This press launch contains “forward-looking statements” throughout the that means of the “protected harbor” provisions of the Personal Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Hyperfine’s precise outcomes could differ from its expectations, estimates and projections and consequently, you shouldn’t depend on these forward-looking statements as predictions of future occasions. Phrases akin to “count on,” “estimate,” “venture,” “price range,” “forecast,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “could,” “will,” “might,” “ought to,” “believes,” “predicts,” “potential,” “proceed,” and comparable expressions (or the destructive variations of such phrases or expressions) are supposed to establish such forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements embrace, with out limitation, expectations about the advantages of Hyperfine’s services and products, Hyperfine’s future efficiency and development plans, and plans with respect to Queen’s College’s and Kingston Well being Sciences Centre’s deployment of a Swoop system, together with Queen’s College’s intent to make use of Swoop to check the utility and affordability of a degree of care MRI in distant settings. These forward-looking statements contain important dangers and uncertainties that would trigger the precise outcomes to vary materially from the anticipated outcomes. Most of those components are exterior of Hyperfine’s management and are tough to foretell. Elements that will trigger such variations embrace, however aren’t restricted to: the success, price and timing of Hyperfine product growth and commercialization actions, together with the diploma that Swoop is accepted and utilized by healthcare professionals; the influence of COVID-19 on Hyperfine’s enterprise; the shortcoming to take care of the itemizing of Hyperfine’s Class A standard inventory on the Nasdaq following the not too long ago accomplished enterprise mixture; the shortcoming to acknowledge the anticipated advantages of the enterprise mixture, which can be affected by, amongst different issues, competitors and Hyperfine’s potential to develop and handle development profitably and retain its key workers; modifications in relevant legal guidelines or laws; the shortcoming of Hyperfine to lift financing sooner or later; the shortcoming of Hyperfine to acquire and preserve regulatory clearance or approval for its merchandise, and any associated restrictions and limitations of any cleared or authorised product; the shortcoming of Hyperfine to establish, in-license or purchase extra know-how; the shortcoming of Hyperfine to take care of its current or future license, manufacturing, provide and distribution agreements; the shortcoming of Hyperfine to compete with different firms at the moment advertising and marketing or engaged within the growth of services and products that Hyperfine is at the moment advertising and marketing or creating; the dimensions and development potential of the markets for Hyperfine’s services and products, and its potential to serve these markets, both alone or in partnership with others; the pricing of Hyperfine’s services and products and reimbursement for medical procedures performed utilizing Hyperfine’s services and products; Hyperfine’s estimates concerning bills, future income, capital necessities and desires for extra financing; Hyperfine’s monetary efficiency; and different dangers and uncertainties indicated every now and then in Hyperfine’s filings with the Securities and Alternate Fee, together with these beneath “Threat Elements” therein. Hyperfine cautions readers that the foregoing record of things isn’t unique and that readers mustn’t place undue reliance upon any forward-looking statements, which communicate solely as of the date made. Hyperfine doesn’t undertake or settle for any obligation or enterprise to launch publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to replicate any change in its expectations or any change in occasions, circumstances or circumstances on which any such assertion relies.
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