VALENCIA, Calif., April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bioness Inc., the leading provider of cutting edge, clinically supported rehabilitation therapies, today announced the second generation release of the Bioness Integrated Therapy System (BITS®). BITS 2.0 is designed to address the changing dynamics of the rehabilitation market by improving clinician efficiency with automated progress reports, personalized therapy programs and standardized outcome measures. The new BITS Reports Module calculates key performance metrics and makes generating insightful progress reports easier than ever before. An expanded range of multi-disciplinary programs ensures high clinical utility for Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Language Pathology as well as Athletic Training. Additionally, BITS makes it easy to establish a level of therapeutic challenge that is 'just right' for each individual, making it appropriate for a broad range of clients who present with unique clinical presentations.
"BITS 2.0 is a pioneering platform as it is the first product to deliver rehabilitative programs that simultaneously address the clinical goals of occupational, physical and speech therapy," said Todd Cushman, Bioness President & CEO. "By developing this entirely new software architecture, we built a robust platform to integrate the entire Bioness product portfolio which will deliver on our promise to improve clinician efficiency and patient outcomes."
Bioness has been the industry leader supporting the efforts of skilled acute and outpatient practices for more than a decade. As a sign of that leadership position, all existing customers who acquired the first generation of BITS will be upgraded complimentary to the new platform.
"We are committed to rehabilitation and enthusiastic to make BITS 2.0 available to all of the healthcare professionals who work tirelessly to restore function and independence to those impacted by physical and cognitive impairments," concluded Mr. Cushman.
About the Bioness Integrated Therapy System (BITS®)
BITS is a multi-disciplinary, software-based therapy solution designed to motivate patients and improve clinician efficiency. BITS' interactive touchscreen and diverse program options challenge patients to improve performance through the use of visual motor activities, visual and auditory processing, cognitive skills, and endurance training. Standardized assessments and progress reports make documenting outcomes quick and easy. BITS integrates software and hardware with an interactive touchscreen display (48" or 55"), portable wheelchair accessible stand, and a conveniently mounted mini PC with the BITS software application, including five therapy categories, 24 unique programs and four standardized assessments.
About Bioness Inc.
Bioness is the leading provider of innovative technologies helping people regain mobility and independence. Bioness rehabilitation technologies include external and implantable functional electrical stimulation (FES) systems, robotic systems, and software-based therapy solutions providing functional and therapeutic benefits for individuals affected by pain, central nervous system disorders, and orthopedic injuries.
Bioness markets its technologies directly to individuals with neurological conditions and to healthcare professionals including interventional physicians, physiatrists (physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians), neurologists, and all rehabilitation therapy disciplines. Bioness' technologies are offered at over 80% of the leading US rehabilitation hospitals, including the largest inpatient hospital network, HealthSouth, and the US Department of Veterans Affairs.
Individual results vary. Consult with a qualified physician to determine if this product is right for you. Contraindications, adverse reactions and precautions are available online at www.bioness.com
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