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Turn Medical Closes $3.8M Funding for Automated Hospital Bed
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Turn Medical Closes $3.8M Funding for Automated Hospital Bed

The San Antonio medical device company Turn Medical has closed bridge funding of $3.8 million from a group of U.S. investors to support the commercialization of its first product for critically ill patients with severe respiratory issues. Turn Medical's automated hospital bed rotates the patient safely and easily to a prone position onto their abdomen. Called the Pronova-O2 Automated Prone Therapy System, the bed provides an effective and efficient way for clinicians to move patients into the prone position safely and  easily. Prone positioning is recommended for critically ill patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), which accounts for about 10% of all admissions to intensive care units (ICUs) worldwide. Prone therapy is now considered the standard of care for th...
Turn Medical Automates Patient Prone Positioning for Critical Care
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Turn Medical Automates Patient Prone Positioning for Critical Care

A San Antonio medical device company is coming out of stealth mode to launch its first product for critically ill patients with severe respiratory issues. Turn Medical is commercializing its automated hospital bed that rotates the patient safely and easily to a prone position onto their abdomen.Prone positioning is recommended for critically ill patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), which accounts for about 10% of all admissions to intensive care units (ICUs) worldwide. Prone therapy is now considered the standard of care for those with severe ARDS to reduce lung trauma and improve outcomes, especially for those on a ventilator.Tara Psencik, CEO and co-founder of Turn Medical, told Startups San Antonio they are looking to launch its bed, called the Pronov...