CT Innovators

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Wellinks has created a wearable device for patients with Scoliosis, their patented strap (affixed onto braces) keeps their medical team abreast of the patients progress outside of the doctors office.

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“Scoliosis is the 2nd highest hospitalization cost for kids in the US, and spinal fusion surgeries cost the industry over $1 billion per year”? – Hospital Cost and Utilization Project

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Biorez has developed a tissue-engineered implant that is a synthetic alternative to tissue grafts for patients requiring ACL reconstruction, that can spare the need to sacrifice patient tissue such as hamstring or patellar tendon. Biorez is based out of New Haven CT, and led by CEO, Kevin Rocco.”

“According to the ‚Äč‚ÄčAmerican Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, about 150,000 ACL injuriesed States every year and ACL injuries account for more than $500 million in U.S. health-care costs each year.” Credit: Livestrong