SWORD Health announces the acquisition of Vigilant Technologies (VIT), provider of a workplace injury prevention solution.
VIT started four 4 ago, and has become recognized for its feedback-driven physical awareness solution in the workplace. With a shirt collar device, VIT provides haptic feedback to the wearer which helps correct posture and prevent injuries. Combined with educational modules tailored to specific job types, VIT reduces MSK injuries by 33% and unsafe behaviors by 47%, according to a media release from SWORD Health.
“SWORD created the most effective way in the market to treat MSK conditions, and we are excited to help achieve Sword’s mission of freeing two billion people from physical pain.”
— Andy Chan, founder and CEO of VIT
VIT has implemented its solution at institutions and businesses such as the US Department of Defense, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Sheetz, Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift, and Frazier-Simplex.
“The SWORD ethos has always been to develop the best-of-breed clinical solutions that provide exceptional member outcomes. We’re excited about VIT’s technology which adds to SWORD’s capability to provide acute, chronic, post-surgical, and preventative MSK care.”
— Virgílio Bento, CEO of SWORD Health
[Source(s): SWORD Health, GlobeNewswire]