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Vidacare’s Dr. Larry Miller Receives Austin Intellectual Property Law Association’s Inventor of the Year Award
November 24, 2010

(SAN ANTONIO) - The Austin Intellectual Property Law Association ("Austin IPLA") is honoring Dr. Larry Miller, Founder and Chief Medical Officer of San Antonio-based Vidacare Corporation, with the 2010 Inventor of the Year Award on Friday, November 12. The Austin IPLA includes a diverse group of 300 private practice and in-house attorneys throughout the country who represent technology clients on matters related to patent, trademark and other intellectual property matters.

Dr. Miller is a founder and Chief Medical Officer for Vidacare Corporation. In collaboration with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Miller developed an extensive patent portfolio for the Vidacare technology and received FDA clearance for 12 indications. He has treated more than 120,000 emergency patients and for ten years he was Chairman of Emergency Medicine at the five Baptist Health System Hospitals in San Antonio. With 30 years as an emergency medicine specialist and opinion leader, Dr. Miller has in-depth knowledge of intraosseous physiology.

"I am humbled that this association is recognizing the significant achievements and milestones Vidacare Corporation is making in the biotechnology industry and my involvement in them," said Dr. Miller.

Established in 2001, Vidacare Corporation is the developer of a broad technology platform that is defining the field of intraosseous (inside the bone) medicine. Current products include the EZ-IO® Vascular Access System, the OnControlTM Bone Marrow System and the OnControlTM Bone Access System, and applications include vascular access, emergency and disaster medicine, oncology and spinal surgery. Vidacare's focus on enhancing clinical efficacy, patient safety and comfort, and reducing complications and their associated costs, has resulted in its devices becoming the recognized
technology standard. Privately held, the company is based in San Antonio, Texas, and its products are marketed in over 50 countries worldwide. www.vidacare.com

 

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