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Breg Launches Sensor-Plus-App Wearable Health Solution for Improved At-Home Recovery

Early Beta Program Shows Patients Who Use Breg Flex Are More Likely to Adhere to At-Home Physical Therapy Protocols Following Orthopedic Surgery, Achieving Better Outcomes and Improved Overall Satisfaction CARLSBAD, Calif. – March 6, 2017 – Breg, Inc., a premier provider of integrated solutions that help improve the quality and lower the cost of the orthopedic episode, today announced the launch of Breg Flex™ – a first-of-its-kind mobile health solution designed to facilitate and improve patients’ at-home recovery following orthopedic surgery. Breg is exhibiting the solution during the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2017 Annual Meeting, Breg booth #4623. Breg Flex makes at-home physical therapy (PT) more convenient and engaging for patients which promotes protocol adherence, resulting in the potential to improve outcomes, reduce costs and provide a better patient experience. “Our beta program revealed that Breg Flex has the potential to improve overall patient outcomes. It found that Breg Flex patients achieved their optimal outcome using 25 percent less visits than non-Breg Flex patients in the same diagnosis group,” said Dr. Daniel Segina, a nationally recognized orthopedic trauma surgeon based in Rockledge, Florida. “Breg Flex patients scored 20 percent higher on their functional improvement scores than non-Breg Flex patients, on average. Additionally, Breg Flex patients were 75 percent compliant with their therapy protocols (vs. an average of 30 percent for non-Breg Flex patients), and reported a satisfaction level of 90 percent, on average.” Breg Flex uses a chargeable Bluetooth® wireless sensor, worn by patients to track progress with prescribed PT exercises, and an easy-to-navigate mobile app, which guides patients through PT exercises with video demonstrations. The sensor and mobile app work together to capture range-of-motion tracking, vital to successful recovery outcomes, and share real-time information about patients’ at-home PT progress with their healthcare providers. This allows clinicians to […]

Breg Appoints Longtime Health Care Leader to Board of Directors

CARLSBAD, Calif. – February 13, 2017 – Breg, Inc., a premier provider of integrated solutions that help improve the quality and lower the cost of the orthopedic episode, today announced the appointment of Ken Paulus to the company’s board of directors.  Mr. Paulus has more than 25 years of experience leading integrated delivery systems and physician networks. Mr. Paulus previously served as president and chief executive officer of Allina Health, one of the nation’s largest integrated delivery systems.  Under his leadership, Allina Health grew to encompass more than 100 hospitals and ambulatory care clinics and received the Davies award for offering one of the industry’s most integrated and advanced information systems.  Prior to Allina, Mr. Paulus was president and CEO of Atrius Health System, the largest integrated physician group in New England, and a research affiliate of Harvard Medical School.  He also served as chief operating officer of Partners Community HealthCare, a major teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

Breg and Redox Sign Agreement to Integrate Patient Workflow Solutions and Electronic Health Record Systems

Carlsbad, Calif. – November 1, 2016 – Breg, Inc., a premier provider of integrated solutions that help improve the quality and lower the cost of the orthopedic episode, and Redox, the leading electronic health record (EHR) integration platform, today announced a partnership. The agreement enables Breg’s Vision Cloud Connect software to connect quickly and easily to Epic, Cerner and all other EHRs using Redox’s Application Program Interface (API) as a bridge between systems. Together, Breg and Redox reduce the time needed to develop and implement an interface from 12 weeks to an average of three to four weeks for most Cloud Connect customers.