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HIT Consultant: UM Spinout Fifth Eye Lands $11.5M for Early Warning Patient Deterioration System for Hospitals

HIT Consultant: UM Spinout Fifth Eye Lands $11.5M for Early Warning Patient Deterioration System for Hospitals

Fifth Eye Inc. has raised $11.5 million in Series A funding led by Arboretum Ventures and Cultivation Capital. Other participants in the round included MINTS, the direct investing arm of the University of Michigan’s endowment, along with additional capital from previous investors Invest Michigan and 35 private angel investors.

Fifth Eye Press Release: https://fiftheye.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/fifth-eye-press-release-final.pdf

Inside the Critical Care Lab

Inside the Critical Care Lab

MCIRCC’s objective is to transform critical care through innovation, integration, and entrepreneurship. But what does that mean and how is it being done? The MCIRCC Pre-Clinical Operative and Intensive Care Unit was created in February 2013 to embody this objective and has made great strides in high-risk, high-reward pursuits.

2018 Massey TBI Grand Challenge Funds 6 Teams

2018 Massey TBI Grand Challenge Funds 6 Teams

Congratulations to the six traumatic brain injury (TBI) teams whose projects have been funded this year thanks to the continued generosity of the Joyce and Don Massey Family Foundation! 

Valproic Acid for Prolonged Field Care

Valproic Acid for Prolonged Field Care

Most Americans are privileged in that if we suffer a serious injury, we’re able to call an ambulance and be rushed to the necessary level of care. Unfortunately, our troops abroad do not have that luxury. As wars become more dangerous, battlefields become more isolated.

Using the Eye as a Window to the Brain

Using the Eye as a Window to the Brain

When first responders are faced with the challenge of caring for a patient with a traumatic brain injury (TBI), whether that be in the Emergency Room, out in the field, or on the front lines, two dilemmas usually come to mind: what is the extent of their initial injury, and are there any secondary injuries underway?