AICC’s August Medical Committee meeting was hosted by David Hartnett of Metro Atlanta Chamber. The committee heard progress reports from member teams working with Israeli companies OHK Medical Devices, Ardia Medical, MND Diagnostics, Nav4Life, and Healarium, discussed the Clinical Trials Initiative and the 2nd Us-Israel Telehealth Business Exchange planned for February 2010.
Members were encouraged to register for the August 27th Professional Seminar that will feature Israeli medical device company Spirocor. Twenty four members and staff participated in the meeting chaired by Nancy Sousa.
Jim Haisler, CEO of Caesarea-based Spectrum Dynamics, introduced the company, founded in 2003 that has developed an innovative high definition functional imaging technology that provides high speed, high resolution nuclear images in compact systems well suited to meet the clinical and workflow demands of this growing market. The product offers significantly improved efficiency, image quality, new and additional diagnostic results, reduced radiation dose to patients and staff. $45 million has been invested in the company, and they already have 25 commercial installations, with 23 in the United States including Emory Midtown.
Haisler reviewed the company’s business plan, and requests introduction to hospitals and large cardiology office practices performing nuclear cardiology in Atlanta and the Southeast as well as medical companies who specialize in high tech capital equipment for potential partnership. Spectrum Dynamics recently joined AICC.