News

September, 2017   Attention Point and NEBA Health Announce Strategic Alliance
Partnering to Improve ADHD Diagnosis and Management

“This strategic alliance is a great opportunity for NEBA Health and Attention Point to aid in ADHD assessment and management.”, said Howard Merry, President of NEBA Health. Mr. Merry continued, “with our brainwave-based NEBA device and the information collected via DefiniPoint, we believe we can bring meaningful improvements to the assessment process.” Read more

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September, 2016   Attention Point- Finalist for Virginia Velocity Tour Competition

Attention Point, a leading health IT company improving the diagnosis and management of ADHD, has been selected as a finalist in the Virginia Velocity Tour Competition.  "We’re honored to be chosen a finalist in this year’s competition”, said Sam English, Ph.D., founder and CEO of Attention Point.  “We know there were a lot of great companies vying for a position and being a finalist just validates what Attention Point is doing in the field of ADHD.” Read more

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November, 2015   Attention Point Supports School Psychology Awareness Week Theme
Connect the Dots and THRIVE!

Attention Point, a leading health IT company committed to improving the diagnosis and management of ADHD, is pleased to support this year’s School Psychology Awareness week theme “Connect the Dots and THRIVE!” “DefiniPoint, a suite of online tools for the evaluation and management of ADHD, connects parents, teachers, and clinicians,” stated Sam English, PhD, founder & CEO of Attention Point. “This year’s National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) theme of connecting the dots is in line with DefiniPoint and we applaud the association for their continued commitment to helping children with ADHD thrive in all aspects of their life.” Read more

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October, 2015  DefiniPoint at the CHADD International Conference on ADHD

were exhibiting Join us in New Orleans for the Annual CHADD Conference on ADHD, November 12-14.  Attention Point will be exhibiting DefiniPoint at booth #416 where CHADD parent members can signup and receive one year of DefiniPoint freeRead more.

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October, 2015  CHADD Takes Steps to Improve ADHD Treatment Monitoring

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), the leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with ADHD, announced a new benefit for parent members of CHADD to help improve ADHD treatment monitoring.  “After a child is diagnosed with ADHD, and treatment initiated, it is important for parents, teachers, and clinicians to have regular ongoing communication” said Michael MacKay, President of CHADD. “Fortunately, there are new online tools available that facilitate this and we have partnered with Attention Point to make their online communication tool, DefiniPoint, available to our parent members for free.” Read more

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August, 2015  Importance of ADHD Treatment Monitoring

To help clinicians evaluate ADHD treatment effectiveness, it's important they have regular feedback from parents and teachers.  Dr. David Rabiner discusses the benefits of establishing ongoing communication between clinicians, parents, and teachers in the article appearing in this month's Attention magazine, published by Children & Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD).  Read more

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July 15, 2015 Roanoke Health IT Firm Forms Alliance with National ADHD Nonprofit

A national nonprofit that seeks to improve the lives of people with attention-deficit (hyperactivity) disorder announced Wednesday it has formed an alliance with a Roanoke health IT firm.

Roanoke Times Article, by Luanne Rife

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July 2015  CHADD and Attention Point Announce Strategic Alliance to Increase Access to Resources for Better ADHD Management

Leaders in ADHD Resources Join Forces

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with ADHD and Attention Point, LLC, a leading health IT company committed to improving the diagnosis and management of neurobehavioral health disorders, today announced a strategic partnership aimed at increasing access to effective ADHD resources to help monitor and manage ongoing ADHD treatment.  Read more

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January 2015   New DefiniPoint Pricing Options Announced

Attention Point is pleased to announce new pricing options that make it easier and more cost-effective for DefiniPoint members to conduct best practice ADHD evaluations and provide ongoing monitoring.  With DefiniPoint, members can now purchase one assessment at a time, save with Volume Discounts, or have Unlimited Use.  There are options to fit every practice.  Read more

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November 2014   Attention Point Promotes ADHD Research by Offering DefiniPoint to Researchers for Free

Attention Point is pleased to announce it is offering DefiniPoint at no charge for clinical research.  "We want to help facilitate research on the assessment and treatment of ADHD," stated Sam English, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of Attention Point. "By making DefiniPoint available for free to ADHD researchers, we hope to make data collection easier and accelerate the translation of research into clinical practice." Read more.

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July 2014   Weiss ADHD Comorbid Screen and Teacher Report of School Function now Available Online through DefiniPoint

Attention Point is pleased to announce the "Weiss ADHD Comorbid Screen" (WACS) and the "Teacher Report of School Function", both developed by Dr. Margaret Weiss, are now available as a part of DefiniPoint, the nation's first complete suite of online ADHD assessment tools.  Read More.

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May 2014  Rabiner's ADHD Monitoring System is now Available Online through DefiniPoint

Attention Point is pleased to announce the "ADHD Monitoring System", developed by Dr. David Rabiner, is now available as a part of DefiniPoint, the nation's first complete suite of online ADHD assessment tools. Since its original development more than a decade ago, the paper and pencil version of the "ADHD Monitoring System" has been widely adopted and used by clinicians, parents, and teachers to systematically monitor school progress for children with ADHD. By web-enabling the ADHD Monitoring System through DefiniPoint, it will be even easier to track improvements in students' behaviors, academic performance, and the quality of classwork and homework. Read more.

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May 19, 2014
Attention Point Expands in Roanoke
FOX 21/27 in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va
"A technology start-up in Roanoke expands into eight states in the last six months. Attention Point uses an online tool called DefiniPoint to help clinicians better diagnose Attention Deficit Hyper-Activity Disorder." Click here for the video.

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November 2013  Dr. Craig Ramey Joins Attention Point Advisory Board

Attention Point, a leading provider of online attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) assessment tools, announced that Craig T. Ramey, Ph.D. has joined the Advisory Board. Dr. Ramey is a professor and Distinguished Research Scholar at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, a professor of psychology at Virginia Tech, and a professor of pediatrics at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. He specializes in the study of factors affecting children's health and the development of intelligence, social competence, and academic achievement.  Click here to read more.

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June 2013  DefiniPoint Updated to Reflect DSM-5 ADHD Revisions

The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders has been released to update the criteria for the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  DefiniPoint has been updated to reflect these DSM changes. Assessment instruments in DefiniPoint can be used to gather symptom information based on DSM-5 diagnostic criteria.  Click here to read more.

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March 22, 2013
New Roanoke business uses technology to more accurately diagnosis ADHD
WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va
A new business in our area is using technology to improve the accuracy of diagnosing Attention Deficit Hyper-Activity Disorder.  A recent study shows the number of kids with ADHD is increasing with a jump of nearly 25% in the last decade.  

After 18 years of being a licensed school psychologist in Roanoke, Andrea Foutz says she can now do her job more accurately. "It's much quicker and more efficient and more valuable," psychologist Andrea Foutz says.  Foutz is talking about 'DefiniPoint.' A new online-tool to better assess children or adults for ADHD.  Click here to read more.

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January 7, 2013
Attention Point Announces The Issuance of US Patent For ADHD Assessment Technology Attention Point, a leading provider of online ADHD assessment tools, is pleased to announce the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued patent number 8,340,752 "Method, Apparatus, and Computer Program Product for Assessment of Attentional Impairments." This patent protects a proprietary method of evaluating an individual's ability to transition from one cognitive task to another effectively. Click here to read more.

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December 18, 2012
Attention Point CEO Named One of Top Entrepreneurs in Virginia
The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) recognized Sam English, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of Attention Point as one of the inaugural winners of the GAP 50 Entrepreneur Award. This statewide award program is designed to identify and celebrate Virginia's next generation of entrepreneurs that are creating high-growth companies.
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December 10, 2012
Making Information-gathering Easier
WVTF Public Radio
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November 1, 2012
U.Va. Researchers Develop Online ADHD Assessment
University of Virginia Innovation Blog
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October 25, 2012
Attention Point Launches DefiniPoint, Nation's First Online ADHD Assessment System
The nation's first suite of online assessment tools for the evaluation of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children launched to members of the Virginia Psychological Association today. The suite of tools, called DefiniPoint, offers a convenient and reliable alternative to paper based rating scales, which can be cumbersome and time-consuming for patients, families and clinicians.
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