The National Hockey League plans to supply all 30 of its teams this season with X2 Biosystems head injury detection software, appropriately dubbed "ICE" for "integrated concussion evaluation."
The ICE system, which was customized for the NHL, will be used by team healthcare professionals to help document early warning signs of head injury in NHL players.
X2 describes ICE as “a cloud-based concussion examination and data management system that integrates both baseline and post-injury player assessments, and includes iOS and Windows tablet applications for touch screen data input and retrieval.”
“Having access to real-time, clinically relevant information to appropriately diagnose and manage concussions in our players is beneficial to them and everyone involved in their care,” Dr. Paul Comper, co-chairman of the NHL/NHL Players’ Assn. concussion subcommittee, said in a statement.
In addition to the NHL, X2 has been developing concussion-assessment tools for the National Football League, Major League Soccer, Premiership Rugby and the U.S. Army.
Last November, X2 revealed it had sold approximately $4.2 million worth of debt and securities.