DARIEN, Ill., Nov. 12 The Liftaem(TM) safe-patient-handling system enables healthcare professionals to easily transfer a patientfrom a bed to a stretcher or other surface on a single-patient-use inflatablemat -- even when the patient weighs up to 1,000 lbs. It's the only product ofits kind featuring single-patient-use mats to prevent cross-contamination -- apriority in health care.
"Our vision is to develop culture-changing innovations to better manageand monitor healthcare environments," states Smart Medical Technology Chairmanand CEO James Patrick. "We believe therapy and safety should always share thesame platform."
The inflatable mats are placed on the patients' beds when they areadmitted and remain with them for the duration of their stay. Carts used forinflation are placed throughout the hospital in areas with high numbers ofpatient transfers.
Smart Medical Technology developed the Liftaem(TM) to address the seriousproblems associated with manually lifting, transferring and repositioningpatients, including:
Liftaem(TM) has applications in areas such as bariatrics, maternity wards,operating rooms, intensive care and long-term care facilities.
For additional information on the Liftaem(TM) safe-patient-handlingsystem, contact James Patrick at 630.964.1689 or visithttp://www.smartmedtechnology.com.
Smart Medical Technology, Inc. is a creative design and manufacturingcompany that develops solutions for the healthcare industry to improve patientcare and reduce expenses -- http://www.smartmedtechnology.com.
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SOURCE Smart Medical Technology, Inc.