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2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards Winners: Nonsurgical Hospital Supplies and Equipment

Nonsurgical Hospital Equipment and Supplies        Gavi

Nonsurgical Hospital Equipment and Supplies


Gavi is the world's first instrument to automate in vitro fertilization vitrification, the process of freezing embryos for use in later cycles.

Manufacturer: Genea Biomedx

Design and Supply Credits: Planet Innovation

Entered By: Planet Innovation

Envella Air Fluidized Therapy Bed

The Envella Air Fluidized Therapy Bed is intended to help treat and prevent pressure injuries, and provides ideal support for patients with advanced pressure injuries, flaps, grafts, or burns. It is clinically proven to help accelerate wound healing and limit complications and adverse events.

Manufacturer: Hill-Rom Inc.

Design and Supply Credits: Potters Industries Inc., Noren Products Inc., UL Wiklund R&D

Entered By: Hill-Rom Inc.

ivWatch Model 400

The ivWatch Model 400 is a medical device that continuously monitors peripheral IV sites to aid in the early detection of infiltrations. A sensor uses visible and near-infrared light to detect changes in optical properties of tissue. The device analyzes the data and notifies clinicians if conditions suggest an infiltration.

Manufacturer: ivWatch, LLC

Design and Supply Credits: Insight Product Development, Phillips-Medisize Corp., Gulf Fiberoptics/Gulf Photonics, Minnetronix

Entered By: ivWatch

Learn how to create award-winning medical devices at MD&M Minneapolis November 8-9, 2017.
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