Villanova University mechanical engineering professors, along with their facilities manager, have patented NovaVent, a low-cost, high-efficiency mechanical ventilator originally created for the COVID-19 pandemic but now vital for various medical needs.
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Alwan brings to Ventec Life Systems extensive medical device leadership experience, having spent more than 25 years developing and managing healthcare products.Read More
A mix of companies and universities answered the call in the UK to develop emergency ventilators to treat COVID-19. Here’s a look at the best such collaborations, according to The Engineer.Read More
The BathRC model enables doctors to calculate the amount of restriction required to safely ventilate two patients using one ventilator.Read More
The new negative pressure ventilator exovent system is similar in design but much smaller in scale and easier to use than the devices used to help treat polio patients during the 1950s.Read More
The U.S. Paid a Texas Company Nearly $70 Million for Ventilators That Were Unfit for COVID-19 Patients. Why?
To address the ventilator shortage in Spring 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. government purchased millions of dollars worth of ventilators from several companies, including the SAVe II+ model from AutoMedx, which had not yet even been designed.Read More
The agreement will provide long-term acute care (LTAC) and skilled nursing facilities (SNF) in the U.S. with access to both Dräger and Breas Medical mechanical ventilator technologies.Read More