MDEA 2014 Finalists: Critical-Care and Emergency Medicine Products

Posted in Design Services by Chris Wiltz on April 1, 2014

 MDEA 2014 Finalists: Critical-Care and Emergency Medicine Products

 Critical-Care and Emergency Medicine Products


ARKON | Hemolung RASIsolibriumRP-VITATrueCPR


ARKON anesthesia delivery system. Manufactured by Spacelabs Healthcare (Snoqualmie, WA). ARKON allows anesthesiologists to keep their patients in full view while simultaneously controlling and monitoring gas delivery using their preferred workflow. Entry submitted by and supply and design credit to Design Concepts Inc. (Madison, WI).



Hemolung RAS extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal system. Manufactured and submitted by ALung Technologies Inc. (Pittsburgh). Hemolung RAS provides respiratory dialysis, a simple, minimally-invasive form of extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (ECCO₂R) that acts as an alternative or supplement to mechanical ventilation in cases of acute respiratory failure.
Isolibrium critical-care air support surface. Manufactured and submitted by Stryker Medical (Portage, MI). Isolibrium aims to provide tools for nurses to care for patients while its advanced pressure redistribution system helps prevent pressure ulcers in patients. Supply and design credit to Humphrey Products Co. (Kalamazoo, MI), Grand Rapids Foam Technologies (Grand Rapids, MI), Les Produits Plastitel Inc. (Laval, Quebec, Canada), Twisthink (Holland, MI), and Derby (South Bend, IN).


RP-Vita remote presence telemedicine robot. Manufactured and submitted by InTouch Health Inc. (Santa Barbara, CA). RP-VITA enables increased access to specialist care through high-acuity telemedicine consults. It eliminates the need for telemedicine-specific staffing. RP-VITA’s intuitiveness, ease-of-use, and safety features encourage physician adoption and clinical use. Supply and design credit to iRobot (Bedford, MA).
TrueCPR coaching device. Manufactured and submitted by Physio-Control (Redmond, WA). TrueCPR helps improve CPR performance by giving rescuers real-time feedback on the quality of chest compressions in accordance with current guidelines. It also provides instant postevent review, allowing rescue teams to debrief more efficiently. Supply and design credit to Plexus (Neenah, WI).
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