Swallow Solutions LLC said its device for treating swallowing disorders caused a 61% decrease in hospital admissions and average cost savings of $21,000 per patient in a recent study at the VA Hospital in Madison.

“For us, this study is extremely important,” said Eric Horler, president and chief exectutive officer. “It’s the only study we know of that actually ties a therapeuetic intervention to a reduction in hospitalization and associated costs.” Read the full Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story here.