Academy Medical and Brain Sentinel Partner to Strengthen Offering in Federally Funded Medical Facilities

Government partnership will expand access to Academy Medical’s product portfolio within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DoD), and Indian Health Services (IHS) for patients and clinicians.

West Palm Beach, FL, August 02, 2017 --( Academy Medical, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business, announced a government partnership with Brain Sentinel to exclusively provide seizure monitoring and alerting systems in to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DoD), and Indian Health Services (IHS) medical treatment facilities. The alliance with Brain Sentinel, maker of the SPEAC® System, clears the path to provide VA, DoD and IHS facilities access to the first FDA-cleared non-EEG, physiological, signal-based system for seizure monitoring.

“We are excited about the opportunity to expand our portfolio and offerings into the government channel by affiliating with Brain Sentinel,” said Dan Shaw, President, Academy Medical. “We have been working on this partnership for some time and are looking forward to this long lasting mutually beneficial relationship.”

The partnership leverages Brain Sentinel’s experience with surface electromyography along with Academy Medical’s experience, schedules, and preferred vendor status with the US government, which increases access to care by offering innovative, cutting edge technology in a variety of settings, including Dept. of Veterans Affairs medical centers, Dept. of Defense hospitals, and Indian Health Service centers.

“We are excited to partner with Academy Medical to bring a new diagnostic tool to the VA medical community,” said Mike Girouard, President, CEO and cofounder of Brain Sentinel, Inc. “Academy is a recognized leader in bringing novel medical technologies to those serving or who have served our country. With the vast majority of epilepsy care delivered in the home, the SPEAC® System is uniquely positioned to help neurologists better help those who have served our country.”

About Academy Medical
Academy Medical, LLC is a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business specializing in providing innovative orthopedic implants, allograft tissue, wound care products and other medical devices. Having established a purchasing relationship with over 130 government facilities worldwide, Academy Medical’s expansive network delivers value through solutions that provide direct access to the multi-million dollar federal medical marketplace.

About Brain Sentinel, Inc.
Brain Sentinel, Inc. is a privately held medical device start-up based in San Antonio, Texas. The company manufactures and markets its sEMG-based System under the name, the SPEAC® System: the Sensing, Portable sEMG, Analysis and Characterization System. Brain Sentinel is committed to helping people gain better control over their seizures and be heard by their physicians.
Academy Medical
Ryan Isham