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WiscMed and Pivot International Partnership Celebrated in MD+DI/Qmed Article

December 18, 2020
Pivot International, a company offering medical device development, certification, and manufacturing services, has helped WiscMed co-founder and Wispr-inventor Dr. James Berbee develop and manufacture a next-generation pediatric medical device, according to a statement provided to MD+DI.  Link to the full MD+DI article. Berbee came up with the concept for the Wispr Digital Otoscope during his…Read more about WiscMed and Pivot International Partnership Celebrated in MD+DI/Qmed Article
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Wispr Digital Otoscope Helped Provided a More Accurate Diagnosis – “More than Acute Otitis Media”

December 9, 2020
In the article, “More Than Acute Otitis Media” Dr. Greg Rebella discusses how an accurate ear exam made a critical difference in the care of a pediatric patient. A 20 month old male was misdiagnosed with bilateral ear infections during the COVID-19 pandemic. His actual diagnosis was far more worrisome… The tympanic membranes (TMs) are…Read more about Wispr Digital Otoscope Helped Provided a More Accurate Diagnosis – “More than Acute Otitis Media”
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WiscMed publishes, “2020 Best Digital Otoscopes Review,” a comparison of 5 digital otoscopes

November 13, 2020
WiscMed has completed a review of 5 digital otoscopes in the marketplace.  The focus of the review is on a selection of devices that can be used in the clinical environment.  The reviewed digital otoscopes are: WiscMed’s Wispr digital otoscope, Jedmed’s Horus+ HD video otoscope, Welch Allyn’s Digital MacroView, Firefly’s DE500 video otoscope and Teslong’s…Read more about WiscMed publishes, “2020 Best Digital Otoscopes Review,” a comparison of 5 digital otoscopes
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WiscMed Medgizmo Interview: Dr. Jim Berbee

October 15, 2020
WiscMed’s Dr. Jim Berbee recently completed a personal interview with Dr. Andrew Schuman of Medgizmos. Dr. Schuman, of Medgizmos, states: “The Wispr is Wonderful…. I’ve had a great time reviewing medical devices for primary care physicians for the past 30 years.  Every device has a fascinating origin story and takes years to develop, refine, and…Read more about WiscMed Medgizmo Interview: Dr. Jim Berbee
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WiscMed Adds Wispr Pediatric Mode Software Upgrade

July 27, 2020
“Pediatric Mode displays seven whimsical pictures such as a unicorn, frog, or dinosaur to show your pediatric patients right from the Wispr LCD screen”, stated Dr. James Berbee, founder and CEO of WiscMed®.Read more about WiscMed Adds Wispr Pediatric Mode Software Upgrade
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Screening for hearing loss – How surveillance is key

May 26, 2020
"The Wispr Digital Otoscope from WiscMed (Madison, Wisconsin) allows one to insert a small speculum into the ear canal while guiding insertion by looking at the viewing screen.  One can then capture images or select images from a video and share with parents."Read more about Screening for hearing loss – How surveillance is key
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Otitis: The Expert’s Diagnostic Guide

May 26, 2020
WiscMed highly recommends the book Otitis: The Expert’s Diagnostic Guide by Michael Poole, MD, PhD; Stephanie Ambrose, MD; and Matt Crawford, PA-C. With the power of the WiscMed Wispr, it is now possible to see details during clinical ear exams not previously possible. Because of this, it’s helpful to have a guide to the most common conditions you will see. Ear infections can present in many different forms, and, perhaps more importantly, some presentations can fool the examiner into thinking there is an infection when none is present.Read more about Otitis: The Expert’s Diagnostic Guide
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Pediatric ED Receives Donation of Next-Generation Wispr Digital Otoscopes

April 16, 2020
WiscMed donates innovative new Wispr Digital Otoscopes to outfit every exam room of the University of Wisconsin's University Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department.Read more about Pediatric ED Receives Donation of Next-Generation Wispr Digital Otoscopes
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Wispr Supports Remote ENT Consult

April 7, 2020
“I used the Wispr today to examine an ear, captured the pictures of a very abnormal drum and was able to have the patient send them to her ENT who was unable to see her in person…Very cool and incredibly helpful especially right now.”Read more about Wispr Supports Remote ENT Consult
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The 7 Must-Haves For The Doctor Of The 21st Century

March 20, 2020
“...we’re now entering the third decade of the 21st century and the disruption brought about by digital health has radically changed the way one can consult with patients...,” said the Medical Futurist.Read more about The 7 Must-Haves For The Doctor Of The 21st Century