Navigation Links
Movi Medical Releases an Innovative Breakthrough in Wheelchair Design
Date:4/10/2013

ovi."

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care workers involved in moving patients have one of the highest incidences of back injury of any industry. The Movi, with its built-in patient assist lift, reduces the assistance required from the caregiver, thereby reducing risk of injury to both the patient and the professional. The patient-assist lift helps a patient stand by raising his or her center of gravity until centered over the legs, mimicking the biomechanics of standing from a seated position. Transport personnel are not required to lift a patient's total weight, reducing the chance for injury or accidental falls for both patient and nurse.

With new models of reimbursement affecting healthcare institutions, the Movi's design reflects the needs of today's healthcare economy through two goals: fewer injuries to patients from slips and falls and the reduction of healthcare worker losses due to injury from repetitive motion and lifting strain. The Movi makes significant contributions to the real world in which today's healthcare managers operate.

Lloyd Cooper , CEO of Push Design, was hired by Ferniany and UAB Health System to lead the product design effort. Cooper's motivation was inspired by the personal experience of his father, who had had been permanently confined to a wheelchair and suffered a sharp decline in his quality of life.

"My father was 87," Cooper said, "He'd fallen twice and had broken both hips. Eventually, he had to use a wheelchair on a permanent basis. We purchased a high-end chair, yet it still came with bad ergonomics. It was awkward to move. He could only sit for a short time before his body slumped forward, making it difficult to breathe properly and placing additional pressure on his back. Sitting wore him out. But worst of all, his quality of life was significantly diminished as well as the lives of those who cared for him."

A team of experts

Fernia
'/>"/>

SOURCE Movi Medical
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Lung Cancer Alliance Congratulates 75 Medical Centers For Moving Swiftly And Responsibly On Lung Cancer Screening
2. Medical Device Developers - Network at BIOMEDevice Boston Next Week
3. Winner Medicals Special Committee Appoints Independent Financial Advisor and Retains Legal Counsel
4. Study Finds Utilizing Integrated Medical and Pharmacy Data Improves Ability to Forecast Use of High-cost Specialty Treatments
5. CareFusion to Sell Neurodiagnostic Business to Natus Medical for $58 Million
6. ulrich medical USA™ Releases New Expandable Spinal Implant for US Market
7. Qmed, the Leading Global MedTech Industry Resource, Partners with Clarimed, to Provide the Medical Manufacturing and Healthcare Industry with FDA Reports on Adverse Events
8. Essential Medical Dismisses Patent Case against Masimo and Cercacor
9. Aethlon Medical Note: An Unprecedented Data Point, The Single-Treatment Capture of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) by the Aethlon Hemopurifier®
10. Aethlon Medical Note: Marc Robins Joins the Aethlon Team
11. Enox Biopharma, Inc. To Present Today At IN3 Medical Device 360 Conference In London
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/14/2014)...  Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX ) today announced that ... 2013 on Monday, February 3, 2014. A press release announcing ... trading. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO ) ... highlights and financial results for the fourth quarter and twelve ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... HILLSBORO, Ore. , Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ... and a targeting guide with accompanying instrumentation to place ... new adjunct to the soft tissue (e.g. ligament) repair ... soft tissue repair heals. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/MN45636 ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... N.Y. , Jan. 14, 2014   Oligomerix, Inc. , ... modifying therapeutics for Alzheimer,s disease (AD) and related neurodegenerative ... to Valhalla, NY as of ... laboratory space at New York Medical College. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for February 3, 2014 2Luminex Corporation Fourth Quarter Earnings Release Scheduled for February 3, 2014 3Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 2Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 3Oligomerix Relocates Corporate Headquarters and Secures Additional Laboratory Space from New York Medical College 2
... Conn., Sept. 21 In a platform presentation at ... the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Stockholm, investigators for ... the results of a clinical study evaluating a new ... (Profil Institute for Metabolic Research, Neuss, Germany) and colleagues ...
... Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS ) today announced positive ... Controlled Release Capsules, an investigational therapy for treatment of ... Americans. The findings come from the ... subset of patients who completed the previously reported 56-week ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Results of Linjeta™ Study Versus Insulin Lispro Reported Today in Platform Presentation at EASD Annual Meeting 2Results of Linjeta™ Study Versus Insulin Lispro Reported Today in Platform Presentation at EASD Annual Meeting 3New Long-Term Data on QNEXA® Show Significant and Sustained Weight Loss of Greater Than 10% Over Two Years 2New Long-Term Data on QNEXA® Show Significant and Sustained Weight Loss of Greater Than 10% Over Two Years 3New Long-Term Data on QNEXA® Show Significant and Sustained Weight Loss of Greater Than 10% Over Two Years 4New Long-Term Data on QNEXA® Show Significant and Sustained Weight Loss of Greater Than 10% Over Two Years 5New Long-Term Data on QNEXA® Show Significant and Sustained Weight Loss of Greater Than 10% Over Two Years 6
(Date:4/24/2014)... Foundation has awarded LSU Health Sciences Center New ... grant in the amount of $295,635. The funding ... social and educational backgrounds, underrepresented in the sciences, ... project will provide students with training for 10 ... will be led by Principal Investigator Dr. Fern ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... TORONTO, April 24, 2014 Pregnant immigrants from ... require increased monitoring during pregnancy, according to new ... published today in the British Journal of ... preeclampsia and eclampsia rates among immigrants and native-born ... Canada (Ontario), Denmark, Sweden, Spain (Catalonia and Valencia) ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued ... Therapy for Endometrial Cancer: An ASTRO Evidence-Based Guideline," ... in the treatment of endometrial cancer. The guideline,s ... issue of Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO), ... full-length guideline is available as an open-access article ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... of the gastro-intestinal tract has long been considered to ... the Sahlgrenska Academy have used refined microscopic techniques that ... surface of the gastro-intestinal tract is only as large ... , The digestive tract, which passes from the mouth ... a length of about 5 meters in a normal ...
(Date:4/23/2014)... the potential health benefits of probiotics, antioxidants and other ... And the chemical industry is getting in on the ... deter growth, so the industry is responding with clinical ... cover story in Chemical & Engineering News ... Society. , Melody M. Bomgardner, a senior editor at ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pregnancy complications may be more common in immigrants from certain regions 2Health News:ASTRO issues guideline on the role of postoperative radiation therapy for endometrial cancer 2Health News:ASTRO issues guideline on the role of postoperative radiation therapy for endometrial cancer 3Health News:The surface area of the digestive tract 'only' as large as a studio apartment 2
... , WASHINGTON , Jan. 29 In today,s ... Bipartisan Policy Center,s (BPC) plan for reforming health care, entitled: ... as a bipartisan health care proposal that is worthy of ... plan, which was developed by former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders ...
... more likely to strike whites than blacks, researchers find , ... its kind finds that Parkinson,s disease in the United States ... whites and Hispanics are twice as likely to develop the ... an analysis of data from 36 million Medicare recipients, are ...
... The Minnesota Medical Association Board of Trustees decided Saturday ... Assistance Medical Care (GAMC) program, but not if such efforts include ... not cover the cost of providing care. , The Board also ... programs. The MMA sent a letter to lawmakers this week. , ...
... New collaboration leverages Joslin,s deep clinical and research expertise and ... BOSTON , Jan. 29 Joslin.org ... Center, the world,s preeminent diabetes research and clinical care organization, and ... with diabetes, today announced a new online partnership. dLife will ...
... quite some time, the "Holy Grail" in medical imaging has ... death as a means to intervene early in diseases and ... researchers at the University of Notre Dame and the Washington ... synthetic probe to target dead and dying cells in mammary ...
... Both ... symptoms of autism with a Biomedical alternative. , ... (PRWEB) January 29, 2010 -- Autism-supplements.com, a Lyndhurst New ... Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey’s autism organization, to help raise money and public awareness ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:President Obama Highlights Bipartisan Policy Center Health Care Reform Plan in Remarks to House Republicans 2Health News:President Obama Highlights Bipartisan Policy Center Health Care Reform Plan in Remarks to House Republicans 3Health News:Parkinson's More Common in Northeast, Midwest 2Health News:Doctors Tell Lawmakers to Find a New GAMC Fix 2Health News:Joslin Diabetes Center and dLife Form New Online Partnership 2Health News:Joslin Diabetes Center and dLife Form New Online Partnership 3Health News:New paper describes important advance in imaging of cell death 2Health News:Autism-Supplements.com and Generation Rescue Work Together to Raise Money for Biomedical Autism Treatments 2
The Model 305 is a hand-held, portable, lightweight oximeter designed for spot checking. It has a NiCad rechargeable battery....
A pocket-sized pulse oximeter. Perfect for the physician's office, emergency medicine, hospitals and clinics, and home health care....
... Cost-effective, portable, continuous, or spot ... with alarms and an internal ... and Sleep Study modes make ... the hospital or clinical environment; ...
... Sleep Hand-Held Pulse Oximeter with built-in ... sleep screening studies in the sleep ... With its easy-to-use, 2-key operation, it ... of SpO 2 , pulse rate ...
Medicine Products: