A TECHNIMOUNT EMS INNOVATION COULD HELP SAVE LIVES WITH A SINGLE MOUNTING SYSTEM TO SECURE MULTIPLE MEDICAL DEVICES WHEN TRANSPORTING SERIOUS PATIENTS ON ECMO
QUEBEC CITY, October 14, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Technimount EMS (“Technimount”), a leading provider of medical device mounting solutions, continues to innovate with the Extension ProMT Assistant – CCT; a revolutionary solution that will now allow the safe transfer of critically ill patients to specialized care facilities. The Xtension Pro Assistant – CCT is the result of a complex research and development process started a few years ago and carried out in close collaboration with one of the from Canada leading health establishments, the Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal, part of the CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-de-Montréal.
A highly specialized and multidisciplinary team of experts is needed to transfer a patient to ECMO. Every moment counts and it is crucial to ensure the safety of patients and crews during transport. Technimount understands the changing needs of the critical care industry and is responding to them today with the most advanced solution on the market.
Designed, developed and manufactured by Technimount, the Xtension ProMT Assistant – CCT is tested to the highest industry standards for EMS transportation as published by the Society of Automative Engineers (SAE). This solution brings safety to patients and crews with a robust system for managing multiple vital medical devices, such as ECMO, during critical care transport. This mounting solution incorporates key features highly valued by critical care transport professionals, such as an ergonomic glide system that facilitates lateral patient transfer. In addition, all medical device holders have also been designed with a quick release system that allows easy removal of medical devices.
Addressing the unique operational needs of EMS and healthcare providers, the Xtension ProMT Assistant – CCT improves the interchangeability between medical devices allowing customization according to the protocols in place. This solution includes Technimount’s universal mounting system widely used by emergency medical services in North Americaensuring a smooth transition from emergency ground transportation to hospital environments.
“Our Foundation is proud to have enabled the intensive care team at the Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal to make this acquisition. As the first hospital in Quebec to acquire this equipment, our large university hospital will continue its march towards excellence and innovation. We are convinced that the Foundation’s contribution represents a real investment that will help critical care experts save more lives.,” said Paul BergeronPresident and CEO of the Montreal Sacré-Coeur Hospital Foundation.
“This is a major innovation that will allow an entire specialized team to travel for the repatriation of very unstable patients, taking with them all the necessary equipment with ease and safety. This will allow our advanced respiratory team to be even more effective in saving the lives of critically ill patients at referral hospitals. This is an excellent example of the constructive interaction of specialist clinical intensive care staff with the dynamic and creative team at Technimount.“, added Dr. Martin-AlbertIntensivist at the Sacré-Coeur Hospital in Montreal.
This collaboration has enabled Technimount to create a system tailored to the specific and evolving needs of critical care providers. The CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-de-Montréal Hospital becomes the first institution to benefit from this innovation by North Americathe most advanced medical device transportation solution for critical care ground transportation available.
“The arrival of the Xtension Pro – CCT Assistant marks a significant milestone in the ECMO and critical care transport industry and demonstrates our commitment to the healthcare community,” said Carl Bouchard, President and CEO of Technimount System. “Our main goal is to provide the safest and most innovative fixation systems that meet the changing needs of healthcare practices. The Xtension Pro – CCT assistant improves care practices and then enables critical care professionals to be more efficient in managing equipment and focus on what matters most, patient careconcluded Mr. Bouchard.
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With 26 health and social services establishments spread over five boroughs in the north of Montreal, the CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-de-Montréal is responsible for the organization and development of health and social services for the 436,000 Montrealers in its territory. It also offers specialized services, mainly in traumatology, respiratory health, cardiovascular health and mental health, to 1.8 million Quebecers in other regions. The CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, affiliated with the Université de Montréal, revolves around three major research areas: biomedical research, social research and mental health research. child and adolescent.
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