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West Health Institute licenses Kinect-based physical therapy technology to Reflexion Health; West Health Investment Fund makes $4.25 million investment
Date:10/30/2012

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The West Health Investment Fund has made a $4.25 million investment in Reflexion Health, Inc., a newly formed startup company that has licensed Microsoft Kinect for Windows-based physical therapy software developed at the West Health Institute.  Reflexion Health is the second startup company to emerge from the West Health ecosystem, which is solely focused on lowering the cost of health care.

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"Reflexion Health is another great example of how the West Health entities work together to develop technologies that can lower the cost of health care," said Nick Valeriani, chief executive of West Health. "Initially developed at the West Health Institute, now funded by the Investment Fund and moving to the Incubator, we look forward to Reflexion Health helping to lower the cost of health care for patients undergoing physical therapy."

Reflexion Health develops prescription software for health care. Its first application, the Rehabilitation Measurement Tool (RMT), addresses musculoskeletal disease, which costs Americans $127 billion a year, according to estimates from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Used with the Kinect for Windows' motion tracking system and a personal computer, the application provides interactive feedback and educational materials. This is expected to potentially help physical therapists and
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