Vision-Sciences in BEST deal for speech technology
This article was originally published in Clinica
Vision-Sciences is expanding its endoscopic services to the US geriatric population with the acquisition of BEST Dysphagia Management Services, a speech pathology specialist. The deal sees Vision-Sciences gain the firm's BEST (bedside endoscopic swallowing test) technology for treatment of dysphagia, a condition in which the patient has difficulty swallowing. The product is distributed to nursing homes, rehabilitation centres and assisted living settings throughout the US.