Clearwater Clinical Receives Funding to Expand SHOEBOX Audiometry

The Hearing Review logoOttawa, Ontario-based Clearwater Clinical Limited, a provider of medical-grade mobile devices and cloud-based data management solutions for the hearing health industry, has announced that it closed $6 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Whitecap Venture Partners, a Toronto-based early stage venture capital fund that invests in high-growth companies in Information & Communications Technologies (ICT), Med Tech, and Food Tech. Read the full story here.

Press Release: Clearwater Clinical Launches Cloud-Based Enterprise Data Management for SHOEBOX Audiometry

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, December 15, 2016 – Clearwater Clinical Limited, makers of SHOEBOX Audiometry, a clinically validated iPad audiometer, today announced the launch of SHOEBOX Enterprise Data Management (EDM). This cloud-based web portal is used to aggregate hearing test results in real-time and save them to a secure, HIPAA-compliant environment. EDM was developed for customers who manage large-scale projects across multiple testing locations and who need a simple way to analyze trends, to quickly identify changes in hearing status, and to offer remote audiological support.

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Canadian mHealth Project Uses iPads for School Hearing Tests

mHealth Intelligence logoElementary schools in three Canadian cities will soon conduct hearing tests with an iPad, thanks to an mHealth program launched by the University of Ottawa Medical School. It’s the first step in what the medical school students hope will someday be a national program.

OMS students launched the iHEAR program in 2014, using an iPad and the SHOEBOX Audiometry app developed by Clearwater Clinical. Of the 400+ students in Canada’s capital city who were tested over the next two years, roughly 8 percent were found to have some hearing loss, and a dozen were diagnosed with serious hearing problems.

Press Release: Clearwater Clinical and University of Ottawa partner on national school hearing screening program.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – November 17, 2016 – Clearwater Clinical Limited, makers of SHOEBOX Audiometry, a clinically validated iPad audiometer, along with the University of Ottawa Medical School, is expanding the highly successful iHEAR program to bring much-needed hearing testing to elementary school students. In its first phase, the program ran locally across the Ottawa region. Today, they announce that iHEAR is expanding to include Montreal, Halifax, and Saskatoon.

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iHear Program Expands Hearing Testing for School-age Children

The Hearing Review logoClearwater Clinical Ltd, makers of a clinically validated iPad audiometer called SHOEBOX Audiometry, have partnered with the University of Ottawa Medical School to expand the successful iHEAR program to bring much needed hearing testing to more elementary school students. Clearwater Clinical announces that iHear is expanding the program beyond the Ottawa region to include Montreal, Halifax, and Saskatoon.

Read the full story in The Hearing Review.

Clearwater Clinical Proud to be Included in 2016 Global Digital Health 100

Digital Health Global 100 logoWe are proud to announce that Clearwater Clinical has been named to the Global Digital Health 100 Award List for 2016.

Through a combination of nominations and industry research, the 2016 list was compiled by the international team at The Journal of mHealth and represents the most innovative and disruptive health technology companies from around the world. Editorial staff spent 6 months analyzing the innovative offerings of hundreds of companies representing the full spectrum of the digital health ecosystem. To make this prestigious list, companies needed to demonstrate true innovation and “the opportunity to disrupt the delivery of healthcare at scale”.