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Breg Launches New Version of Orthopedic Patient Workflow Management Software

Carlsbad, Calif. – August 1, 2016 – 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 Vision™ 5.0 – the latest iteration of its Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) workflow management software. Vision automates and optimizes in-house bracing and supplies programs. Vision 5.0 includes a complete user interface and experience update for both mobile and web – making it easier and more intuitive for orthopedic providers to manage patient workflow. Vision 5.0 mobile also is configured for future expansion beyond iOS to Android and Windows. Similar to the development of Vision Cloud Connect, launched in 2014, which exchanges data between electronic health/medical records (EHRs/EMRs) and practice management systems, Vision 5.0 was developed with direct customer involvement and feedback. The software has demonstrated connectivity for the past two years, and works with nearly all major EMR/EHR interfaces.

Benjamin Hutson Joins Breg as VP of Operation

Benjamin Hutson Joins Breg as VP of Operations Carlsbad, Calif. – May 23, 2016 – Breg, Inc., a premier provider of sports medicine products and services, announced today that Benjamin Hutson has joined as vice president of operations. Mr. Hutson brings more than 20 years of experience in medical device and biotech logistics to Breg, including a strong background in lean manufacturing processes and integration associated with acquisitions. As vice president of operations, Mr. Hutson will spearhead the strategic development and execution of Breg’s manufacturing operations and supply chain functions. “Ben has demonstrated success in achieving high quality and excellent customer service, while also delivering low cost manufacturing,” said Brad Lee, president and CEO of Breg. “He will be an important resource for Breg as we further leverage value from recent acquisitions and manage the extensive supply chains associated with our growing orthopedic practice solutions.” Currently, Breg features a portfolio of premier bracing and cold therapy brands, as well as consulting and billing services instrumental to supporting its client’s orthopedic practices. Breg has more than doubled its revenues in the last three years and expects to continue to grow well ahead of the market. “I am extremely excited to join Breg,” said Ben Hutson, vice president of operations. “I will be intently focused on bringing the voice of the customer into every aspect of the operations organization. Our goal is to elevate service levels, making it easy for our customers to do business with us.”   Prior to joining Breg, Mr. Hutson led global operations at Microport Orthopedics following the company’s acquisition of Wright Medical’s knee and hip franchise. He also has served in leadership roles at contract sterilization provider Sterigenics International and Smith & Nephew’s biologics/spine and trauma divisions. He has a proven track record of improving gross margins, reducing […]

Breg Unveils New Orthopedic Products

Breg Unveils New Orthopedic Products Introductions Include Device Helping to Reduce Hospital Readmissions ORLANDO, Fla. – March 2, 2016 – Breg, Inc., a premier provider of sports medicine products and services, announced today that it is unveiling three new products and a technological innovation for knee bracing at this week’s American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS) in Orlando.  The company’s product introductions include VPULSE® therapy, a new device that is helping to reduce hospital readmissions related to blood clots. Visit Breg at AAOS booth #745 to see how VPULSE assists with DVT prevention along with a combination of cold therapy and wound compression: VPULSE® therapy is the only hospital-to-home device that assists with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) prevention therapy and delivers motorized cold therapy and wound compression.  DVT is the development of blood clots in a deep vein, commonly the thigh or calf. A Pulmonary Embolism (PE) is a clot that breaks free and travels to the lungs. Combined, these two conditions, known as Venous Thromboembolism (VTE), affect 900,000 Americans annually, and as many as 11 percent die from it.  The most common preventable cause of hospital deaths in the U.S., VTE is a risk for patients undergoing major orthopedic surgery.  More than 50 percent of surgery-related VTE happens after discharge, presenting a need for at-home prophylaxis. “Breg’s new VPULSE therapy device provides three major benefits to health care organizations,” said Mark Snyder, MD, medical director of the orthopedic center of excellence at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio. “It has been shown to help decrease readmissions related to blood clots. Physicians are also reassured that total hip and knee replacement patients will continue to be protected from DVT at home, enabling expedited hospital discharge. Finally, the use of VPULSE in combination with aspirin may reduce expenses associated with anticoagulant […]