ventilators

28 Days to Save the World

By Dan Purvis Project V started March 20 at Ventec Life System’s office in Greater Seattle, only three weeks and nine miles away from the first fatal cases of COVID-19 in the United States. In the time since the virus’ arrival, the number of confirmed cases across the nation has escalated to just below 20,000. 249 […]

For The Record with Stephen DeFalco, Chairman & CEO, Creation Technologies

Stephen joined Creation Technologies in September 2019 as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Creation Technologies, Stephen was a Partner at Lindsay Goldberg Private Equity. Prior to Lindsay Goldberg, Stephen served as President and CEO of Crane & Co., the primary supplier of currency paper and anti-counterfeiting technology to the U.S. Government and over 70 countries globally. Previously, […]

Smiths Medical Announces Ventilator Training Alliance App Partnership

Via Smiths Medical Smiths Medical announced today it has joined several of the world’s other ventilator manufacturers in the Ventilator Training Alliance (VTA) to support frontline medical providers access to a centralized repository of ventilator training. The content can be found in a mobile app managed by Allego. “Smiths Medical is proud to be a […]

Open-Source Release Allows Coventor to Be Produced Worldwide

Via University of Minnesota “The Coventor is one example of how universities across the country are applying their research and expertise to fight the pandemic.” “During this time, University technology transfer offices act as the bridge for new technologies to reach those who can quickly put them to work. The University of Minnesota is among […]

Medical Alley Connecting Companies for Covid-19 Response – April 2, 2020

Via Twin Cities Business A new online tool helps groups find organizations that can provide high-need products or services. Getting the right medical equipment to the people who need it has a heightened importance in the era of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Golden Valley-based Medical Alley Association, a trade group for the state’s health care […]

Somnetics gains FDA authorization to supply vital non-invasive ventilators in the fight against COVID-19.

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AdvaMed Announces VentConnect Online Platform to Scale the Production and Distribution of Ventilators

Via AdvaMed New portal developed with the Aerospace Industries Association and Google connects ventilator component suppliers with manufacturers WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the medical technology industry’s multi-front battle to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, today the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) announced the launch of a new platform (www.VentConnect.org) to connect ventilator companies with […]

Regions Hospital tests new ventilator tech from Medtronic

Via KARE 11 “The collaboration between Regions and Medtronic started in the beginning of April. Typically, ventilators require close monitoring and settings needs to be adjusted. This means hospital staff are entering a patient’s room regularly.”  “For one COVID-19 patient on a ventilator for two weeks, it eliminates about 65 in-room visits. As of Monday, based […]

Philips to invest $109M as COVID-19 drives connected care order growth

Via MedTech Dive “Demand for patient monitors and hospital ventilators, devices central to the treatment of COVID-19, drove orders at Philips’connected care unit up significantly in the quarter, not to mention the order for 43,000 ventilators that the U.S. government placed after the first quarter had wrapped.” “Philips has responded to the surge in orders by planning […]

Philips Debuts Smaller Emergency Ventilator Amid Manufacturing Expansion

Via FierceBiotech “Philips is rolling out a new emergency-use ventilator to help relieve some of the burden on intensive care units as well as to provide care both inside and outside of hospitals.” “Built as a smaller alternative to the more durable, full-featured hospital ventilators currently in high demand, the Respironics E30 device can deliver […]

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