FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.
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Elizabeth Maynard-Garrett, APR
UTHSC Communications & Marketing
Memphis, Tennessee, (December 21, 2004) – A technology developed by Herbert Zeman, PhD, associate professor in the University of Tennessee College of Health Science Engineering, was recently recognized in Time Magazine as “One of the Most Amazing Inventions of 2004.”
A vein-contrast-enhancement device known as OnTarget, makes vein access easier by capturing an infrared image of the veins. It then enhances the contrast using software and projects the vein image back onto the skin. OnTarget is able to highlight placement of the veins within 0.06 mm.
This invention was commercialized by Connehill
This study quantifies the economic impact of the UTHSC on the economy of the state of Tennessee for FY2010.
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