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|Forbes highlights Hanger's collaboration with AT&T|
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 14, 2018 – A recent Forbes article called a device developed through a collaboration with Hanger and AT&T "the most intriguing instance of pivoting towards the [Internet of Medical Things] future" to come out of October's Connected Health Conference in Boston. The prototype presented at the conference is the industry's first standalone, LTE-M network-connected device for prosthetic limbs. Powered by AT&T's network, it attaches to lower extremity prosthetic devices and transmits data about patients' prosthetic usage directly to their clinician, increasing communication and allowing for enhanced patient care.
Read the Forbes piece here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelmillenson/2018/11/04/the-internet-of-medical-things-gold-rush-and-my-grandfathers-wooden-leg/#65a6cae5f580.
About Hanger, Inc. – Built on the legacy of James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the American Civil War, Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HNGR) delivers orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) patient care, and distributes O&P products and rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. Hanger's Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics with approximately 800 patient care locations nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions. With over 150 years of clinical excellence and innovation, Hanger's vision is to lead the orthotic & prosthetic markets by providing superior patient care, outcomes, services and value. For more information on Hanger, visit www.hanger.com.
Krisita Burket, Hanger, Inc.
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