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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...
San Antonio Startups to Watch in 2022
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San Antonio Startups to Watch in 2022

San Antonio's startup scene is maturing. Local founders are raising more money than ever before, while venture capitalists are paying more attention to our ecosystem, looking for lucrative companies to invest in.We still have work to do, but take this as a vote for guarded optimism about the state of San Antonio startups. Since we started this list in 2019, our annual compilations (also see our lists from 2020 and 2021) have highlighted startups that are still in the game and growing steadily. Companies on these lists such as FloatMe, Plus One Robotics, and Grain4Grain are scaling operations, hiring talent, and scoring investment dollars. Our startup ecosystem reflects innovation across many different fields. You'll find on the 2022 list more than the expected biomedical, Software-...
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...