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Veran Medical Technologies Introduces vSupport™ Face-to-Face Virtual Support for Electromagnetic Navigation Customers


5/22/2013 9:17:34 AM

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PHILADELPHIA, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Veran announced today at the American Thoracic Society International Conference that they are partnering with SpotOn Surgical to launch vSupport face-to-face virtual support for their existing and growing customer base. The new vSupport product provides virtual customer support during navigation procedures for the lung, liver and kidneys. An experienced Veran clinical specialist is available to answer questions and enhance the navigation experience.

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The vSupport program takes Veran's clinical support to a whole new level. Using iPad technology, vSupport amplifies patient care by simplifying and organizing product support materials, enabling immediate virtual access to Veran's experts. vSupport also provides an education and reference portal as well as intraoperative answers to product questions. vSupport is completely secure and HIPAA compliant.

Rob Powers, Vice President of Marketing at Veran, said, "Veran is excited to partner with SpotOn Surgical to be the first medical device company to offer virtual face-to-face procedure support. vSupport is another value-added benefit of partnering with Veran. Simply open the SpotOn icon on the provided iPad for an instant connection with a member of our knowledgeable team at Veran's headquarters."

"Veran's new vSupport technology is an excellent example of how Veran goes above and beyond to give their customers the best outcome possible in the early diagnosis of cancer," said Dr. K. Adam Lee, Thoracic Surgeon at Jupiter Medical Center, Jupiter, Florida. "Jupiter Medical values the support after the sale."

About Veran Medical Technologies. Veran Medical Technologies is a privately held soft tissue navigation company focused on the early diagnosis of cancer. Multiple specialties use Veran's electromagnetic navigation platform to enhance hospital oncology programs. The technology is used to assist with lung, kidney and liver procedures endobronchially or percutaneously for biopsies, ablations, drainages and more. Veran Medical Technologies is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

About SpotOn Surgical. SpotOn has developed a network of interconnecting software applications to link an OR to important support material, in-service video content and immediate video conferencing in a secure and HIPAA compliant manner. At the center of our model is the deployed iPad in the operating room, pre-configured by SpotOn to limit unnecessary applications and to maximize utility through the hospital's internal WiFi network. For more information please visit our website at www.spotonsurgical.com.

Veran Medical Technologies Media Contact
Michelle Good, Marketing Manager | 314.659.8500 | www.veranmedical.com

SpotOn Media Contact
Patti Harline, Media Manager | 714.944.2835 | www.spotonsurgical.com

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SOURCE Veran Medical Technologies



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