MDEA 2014 Winners: General Hospital Devices and Therapeutic Products
General Hospital Devices and Therapeutic Products
MuV patient transfer system. Manufactured by CEGA Innovations LLC (Sioux Falls, SD). The MuV system is lightweight and ergonomically designed to reduce patient stress and the physical toll on hospital workers during patient transfer, reducing workplace injuries and increasing efficiencies and reimbursement criteria. Entry submitted by and supply and design credit to Kablooe Design (Blaine, MN).
MetaNeb system. Manufactured and submitted by Hill-Rom Services Pte. Ltd. (Singapore). MetaNeb is indicated for mobilization of secretions, lung expansion therapy, and treatment and prevention of pulmonary atelectasis. It can also provide supplemental oxygen when used with compressed oxygen.
LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan point-of-care, noninvasive cervical disease detection device. Manufactured by Guided Therapeutics Inc. (Norcross, GA). Entry submitted by Big Bang (Decatur, GA). LuViva is a test for early detection of the disease that leads to cervical cancer. It does not require a tissue sample. The test provides an immediate and objective result at the point of care, reducing false-positive and false-negative results. Supply and design credit to Big Bang (Decatur, GA), Seaway Plastics Engineering (Port Richie, FL), Gupta Permold Corp. (Pittsburgh, PA), and Herman Miller Inc. (Zeeland, MI)
IsoGel AIR therapeutic support surface. Manufactured and submitted by Stryker Medical (Portage, MI).
RENASYS Soft Port. Manufactured and submitted by Smith & Nephew Inc. (St. Petersburg, FL).
SmartSite VialShield closed-vial access device. Manufactured and submitted by Yukon Medical LLC (Research Triangle Park, NC).
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