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Innara Health to be featured in two poster presentations

OLATHE, Kan., April 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research featuring Innara Health’s NTrainer System will be presented at the Sixth Annual National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT) Conference April 14-16, 2016, in Orlando. The posters demonstrate the successful implementation of the NTrainer with premature and newborn infant patient populations in a variety of settings. The NTrainer is an FDA-cleared medical device that assesses and develops non-nutritive suck (NNS) in infants and newborns born prematurely.

“It’s an honor to have independent research demonstrating the effectiveness of the NTrainer System presented at the NANT conference,” said Michael Peck, president and CEO of Innara Health. “The conference brings together the most talented neonatal therapists in the nation and from around the world, and we are thrilled that the poster presenters have such positive experiences to share with the attendees.”

The posters to be presented are:

  • Implementation of the NTrainer System into Clinical Practice Targeting Neurodevelopment of Pre-Oral Skills and Parental Involvement
    Angela Soos, MOT OTR/L
    Alicia Hamman, MOT OTR/L
    The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center - NICU, Acute Rehabilitative Services
  • Integrating Occupational Therapy and the NTrainer into a Level IV, Volume Driven NICU to Facilitate Change in Feeding Practice
    Kimberly Kubistek, OTD, OTR/L
    Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

As part of a commitment to education and professional development, Innara Health awarded two full scholarships to the 2016 NANT conference. The scholarship recipients selected were Heather Bowen, OTR/L, from University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, and Liliane Kim, OTR/L, from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

“We are delighted to assist these neonatal professionals in attending the NANT conference and help advance the organization’s goal to support the professional development and personal growth of neonatal occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech-language pathologists,” said Peck.

About Innara Health
Innara Health’s mission is to advance the global understanding and improvement of neonatal, pediatric and adult feeding. The company offers the FDA-cleared NTrainer System, the first neonatal technology that assesses and develops non-nutritive suck (NNS) for newborns and infants born prematurely. Neonatal clinicians use the NTrainer System in children’s hospitals, medical centers and rehabilitation hospitals. For more information, visit innarahealth.com.

Contact Wendy Slatery Telephone 913-742-4456 E-mail wslatery@innarahealth.com

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