Medical Devices & Technology


The use of supports for limbs during medical procedures and recovery is common. A wide variety of limb support devices are available on the market, however, none are ideal. Some are bulky and not easily maneuverable. Others are permanently fixed to hospital beds. Other types of limb supports are intricate and expensive, and some can […]

Electronic Medical Record systems (EMRs) have become virtually ubiquitous in the medical field and are widely used at hospitals around the world.  Current EMRs provide robust medical records organized and arranged on an individual, per-patient basis.   However, there are certain circumstances when the care of two patients is interrelated, such as during breastfeeding and other […]

Falling is a significant cause of mortality or injury among patients recovering from surgery, the elderly and the infirm, especially within a hospital or a caregiving facility. In-patient falls cost US health systems over $34 billion annually. Despite the prevalence of fall reduction programs in hospitals, fall rates in US hospitals range from 3.3 to […]

Originally conceived as a pressure ulcer preventative, this specialty wheelchair allows caregiver and/or patient user to apply automated settings of seated movement for the caregiver and/or patient user. Manual manipulation demands time and resources and leaves open the possibility of costly human error. The automated timed movements support recommended seating angles and length of time […]