Redux, a developer of professional drying and cleaning systems for personal electronics, and Fuel Medical Group, a business advisory resource for ENTs, audiologists, otologists, and universities, have announced their affiliation. The agreement “further strengthens Fuel Medical’s reputation for providing its members with actionable solutions that enhance practice performance and impact patient outcomes,” according to the company’s announcement.

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With the push of a button, the Redux system “safely and completely removes moisture from hearing aids, implants, and hearables in just minutes while providing verification of water removed.” Redux’s patented technology creates a vacuum to lower the evaporation point of water and then applies heat to remove moisture from both traditionally powered and rechargeable devices at below body temperature. An internal humidity sensor allows the hardware to wirelessly report the amount of moisture removed in real-time. 

The in-office system is designed to be a revenue-generating opportunity for practices by improving hearing instrument function, saving valuable office staff-time and reducing instrument returns. 

“Hearing instruments have evolved, we believe that instrument care should to. That starts with addressing the most common patient issue with aids: moisture and debris. Fuel Medical is a perfect fit for Redux because we share their focus to help practices remain profitable and patient-focused,” said Reuben Zielinski, Redux President and Co-founder. “Brendan and Shawn’s teams are improving lives, we’re proud to be a part of that.” 

“We couldn’t be more excited about this partnership as we both believe in each other’s missions,” said Brendan Ford, Fuel Medical Group’s Co-Founder. “We have a lot of overlap in our goals, specifically when it comes to identifying and operationalizing innovative technology for our members.” 

Shawn Parker, Fuel Medical Group’s Co-founder, said, “Moisture is a primary contributor to hearing aids coming into the office weak or DOA. The Redux system completely removes moisture in just minutes, which saves time for everyone. Time is such a valuable resource and so much of it could be saved with removing moisture first to reduce troubleshooting time and the processing of unnecessary repairs.” 

Source: Redux

Images: Redux, Fuel Medical Group