Ventripoint Adds Experienced Cardiac Sonographer to the Installation and Training Team
Toronto, Ontario, May 23, 2018 – Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd. (“Ventripoint” or the “Company”, TSXV:VPT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Graba, BSc, RDCS, FASE as Application Specialist and Chief Trainer. Jim will take the clinical lead in the deployment and training of customers. In addition, he will provide product strategy and direction for the development team.
“Jim’s appointment is very timely as he adds clinical depth to our deployment team with a focus on broadening the use of the VMS+ in collaboration with our existing and future users,” commented Desmond Hirson, President of Ventripoint.
Jim previously held positions in the healthcare field, including Chief Cardiac Sonographer at the Toronto General Hospital and Manager of Echocardiography at the University Health Network. His decades of experience make him keenly aware of workflows and methodologies within the clinical and research Echo environments. He is well known as an innovator, with multiple medical publications, and as mentor in the Echo community. His commercial experience with the development and deployment of other ultrasound technologies with VisualSonics, as Product and Applications Specialist, makes him exceptionally well qualified to assist in evolving the VMS+ to have even broader applications. Jim is also a certified Heath Informatics professional and will be key in installing Ventripoint products into the sophisticated digital environment of hospitals and institutions throughout the world.
About Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd.
Ventripoint’s technology is a leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) approach known as Knowledge-Based Reconstruction (KBR), used to create applications to monitor heart disease, a leading cause of death worldwide. The VMS+ is the first cost-effective and accurate AI tool for measuring whole heart function using conventional ultrasound. The Company has developed a suite of applications for all major heart diseases and is actively commercializing the approach to improve cardiac care.
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