Fast Company Magazine Names ImPACT Applications Among World's 10 Most Innovative Health Care Companies
April 17, 2014
ImPACT Applications, Inc., developers of ImPACT® (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing), was named No. 7 among the world's ten most innovative health care companies in Fast Company magazine's annual ranking of the world's Most Innovative Companies for 2014. Fast Company's annual Most Innovative Companies issue honors leading businesses including Google, Amazon, and Nike, along with such rising newcomers as GoPro, Box, and FitBit.
"We are thrilled to be recognized by Fast Company for leadership in the field of concussion management," said Michael Wahlster, chief executive officer of ImPACT Applications. "It's a great honor to be included on this list of groundbreaking companies that have changed the face of their industries."
The Most Innovative Companies is Fast Company's most significant, high-profile editorial effort of the year. The editorial team spends months gathering and sifting data, to identify those enterprises that exemplify the best in business from across the economy and around the world. The editors say they aim to pick a list "that dares to be different, emphasizing not just revenue growth and profit margins but also progressive, sustainable business models and an ethos of creativity." This year's honorees include major brands such as Dodge, Johnnie Walker, GE, and Michael Kors; creative upstarts like Warby Parker and GoldieBlox; and food-technology companies Beyond Meat and BrightFarms.
Included in the issue are rankings of the Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in 10 critical areas, such as healthcare. To read Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies issue online, click here.
ImPACT Applications, Inc. is the maker of ImPACT® (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Test), the most widely-used and most scientifically-validated computerized concussion management tool available and the newly-launched ImPACT Pediatric, both the first of their kind to earn FDA clearance. More than 7,400 high schools, 1,000 colleges and universities, 900 clinical centers, 475 Credentialed ImPACT Consultants, 200 professional teams, and select military units choose ImPACT to assist in the management of concussion. Since 2006, ImPACT has been administered more than 12 million times.
For more information, visit www.impacttest.com.